Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Tyler Fowlers hit a two-run home run to help
the Chicago White Sox take a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals in the
second of three from U.S. Cellular Field.
Paul Konerko and Dayan Viciedo each hit a solo home run for the White Sox, who
had dropped six of eight coming in.
Chris Sale (16-6) snapped a two-game slide as he gave up just one run on five
hits with a walk and six strikeouts over six innings for Chicago, which holds
a 1 1/2-game lead over Detroit for the top spot in the AL Central. The Tigers
play the Angels later on Saturday.
Johnny Giavotella, Alcides Escobar, Billy Butler and Brayan Pena each drove in
a run for the Royals, who have lost three of four. Bruce Chen (10-12) was
tagged for all five runs on six hits over six innings in the loss.
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