Most of the 32,360 fans at Comerica Park groaned when Jhonny Peralta hit a tailor-made double-play grounder that looked set to end the eighth inning. Andy Dirks made them cheer.
Gavin Floyd pitched seven crisp innings, Alex Rios hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive win.
The White Sox haven’t been able to solve the Kansas City Royals lately. Now, the AL Central leaders have to figure out a way to slow a dangerous division opponent.
Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the eighth inning, Salvador Perez drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep of the AL Central leaders.
Bruce Chen outpitched Jake Peavy for his first win in six weeks, Billy Butler hit his career-high 22nd homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Just when the Sox were beginning to make people have serious doubts whether they are legit contenders, they go and take five of seven from the Yankees and Rangers.
Philip Humber snapped out of his post-perfect game slump. This time, the rest of the Chicago White Sox let him down.
A.J. Pierzynski homered twice among his four hits and drove in four runs as the Chicago White Sox snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 10-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
Poor pitching and a lack of clutch hitting kept the Chicago White Sox reeling on Saturday night. The White Sox dropped their seventh straight game, a 10-3 loss to the Royals.
Brent Morel continued his torrid pace in September. It just wasn’t enough to lift the Chicago White Sox over the Royals.
Sergio Santos threw a wild pitch in the 11th inning that allowed Alex Gordon to score, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
Danny Duffy returned from the minors to toss seven sharp innings, Matt Treanor delivered a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth and the light-hitting Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.
It was a bad time for the Cubs to face Kansas City right-hander Luke Hochevar. It was an afternoon start and Hochevar excels in day games. Hochevar won again under the sun and Alex Gordon extended his hitting streak to 13 games with an RBI double in a four-run first inning as the Royals beat Chicago 6-3 on Sunday.
Matt Garza was bruised, though certainly not battered. Garza gave up one single in two scoreless innings Friday, then pulled from the Chicago Cubs’ 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals after he was hit by a liner off the bat of Jeff Francoeur.