Five Run First Leads Royals Past White Sox
Associated Press - June 13, 2014 11:03 pm
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning a day after saying he was dealing with anxiety issues, and Toronto avoided a sweep by beating the Kansas City Royals 8-2 Sunday.
CHICAGO (AP) – Lorenzo Cain had a two run double to highlight a five run first inning, Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to five games with a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox Friday night.
Guthrie (3-6) allowed two runs and six hits in 5 2/3 innings to snap an 11 game winless streak. Guthrie’s last win was April 9 against Tampa Bay.
Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler each had two RBIs, including run scoring singles in the first inning.
Jose Quintana (3-7) never recovered from the slow start, allowing six runs and eight hits in six innings.
Jose Abreu went 1 for 4 with an RBI for the White Sox.