Nelson Cruz hit a three-run home run to vault Texas past the Royals on Friday night.
It took 12 minutes to get the last six outs of a game that would have been a snappy 2 hours, 27 minutes without the rain.
MLB Hall of Famer George Brett returns to the Royals as the team’s interim hitting coach.
The Royals bullpen spoiled a chance to snap the team’s 7-game winning streak, but Kansas City lost a season-worst eighth in a row.
A pediatric nurse said Friday she was in the right place at the right time to revive a 14-year-old girl who collapsed while dancing in the upper deck during a Kansas City Royals game.
James Shields allowed a two-run HR in the first inning and that was enough to vault the Astros past Kansas City on Wednesday night.
The Royals lost for the fourth day in a row by just one run as Kansas City dropped the series opener at Houston.
Veteran Royals broadcaster Fred White died after complications with melanoma. White spent 40 years with the Royals organization.
Lyle Overbay and Ichiro Suzuki both hit two-run home runs to lead the Yankees past the Royals on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.
The Kansas City Royals committed three errors and fell for the third straight day.