Rangers on the mound:
No. 2 starter Vicente Padilla made his first start of the season and allowed one run on two hits and a walk with two strikeouts in two innings. He threw 46 pitches.
Royals on the mound:
Odalis Perez, the Royals' No. 2 starter, also made his first start and allowed four runs on five hits and two walks in 1 1/3 innings. Eddie Yarnall took over and retired five straight hitters.
Cactus League records:
Rangers 1-1; Royals 1-2.
The Rangers play the Royals for a third straight game Sunday at 2:05 p.m. CT at Surprise Stadium. Right-hander Brandon McCarthy makes his first start for the Rangers against Luke Hudson of the Royals. Sosa is expected to start in right field.
T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.