Bruce Chen pitched five solid innings, Brayan Pena hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Tuesday for their sixth straight victory.

Chen allowed one run – Adam Dunn’s first-inning homer – and four hits. The veteran left-hander, who won 12 games for Kansas City last season, walked four and struck out four.

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Pena connected in the second after Alcides Escobar’s bunt single.

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The White Sox scored another run in the sixth when rookie reliever Jeremy Jeffress walked three, including one with the bases loaded, and had a wild pitch. Jeffress was acquired from Milwaukee in the Zack Greinke deal.

Jeff Francoeur delivered a sacrifice fly for Kansas City’s first run in the second.

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