KSALLINK.com

Salina, KS

Now: 51 °F

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 53 °F | Lo: 23 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 54 °F 

Lo: 38 °F

Thursday

Hi: 68 °F 

Lo: 48 °F

Friday

Hi: 74 °F 

Lo: 40 °F

Saturday

Hi: 62 °F 

Lo: 35 °F

Sunday

Hi: 62 °F 

Lo: 42 °F

Smoky Hill Museum
Santa Stash 2017

Punchless Royals Blanked By White Sox

Associated Press - August 20, 2013 9:58 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – John Danks shut down Kansas City’s scuffling offense for eight innings, and the Chicago White Sox did just enough damage against Ervin Santana to squeak out a 2-0 victory over the Royals Tuesday night.

Danks (3-10) ended an eight start winless streak by scattering seven hits and a walk. That the veteran left hander’s finest start of the season came against the Royals wasn’t much of a surprise: Danks improved to 6-0 against them in 13 career starts.

Addison Reed worked around a leadoff single in the ninth for his 32nd save. It wrapped up the first shutout win for the last place White Sox since a 3-0 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on May 17.

Gordon Beckham homered off Santana (8-7) in the first inning for the only earned run.