Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar (2) jumps to catch the pickoff throw against Texas Rangers Alex Rios (51) at second base during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura struck out six in six innings for his 10th victory, and Billy Butler and Josh Willingham had inning-starting homers for the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals in a 6-3 win at Texas on Friday night.

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