White Sox sweep reeling Royals

Kansas City dropped its eighth straight game Sunday, a 9-3 defeat to Chicago. On the bright side, the Royals were able to score a run off Chicago starter Lucas Giolito, the first time they scored a run off a White Sox starting pitcher in the series.

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May 10, 2021 - 9:52 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yermin Mercedes and Jose Abreu had three RBI’s each to help the Chicago White Sox beat Kansas City 9-3 on Sunday, finishing off a three-game sweep and handing the Royals their eighth consecutive loss.

The Royals went winless on its seven-game homestand. They opened the homestand up 1½ games in the division but leave their friendly confides back 3½ games. They were swept by the Indians earlier in the week.

“We’ve got to keep working and teaching and it will pay off,” Royals manager Mike Matheny said. “There isn’t a quick fix other than maybe a day off and fight again on Tuesday.”

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