White Sox Edge Royals Again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Adam Dunn hit a three-run homer and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Tuesday night. Adam Dunn

Andre Rienzo limited the Royals to two runs and five hits over six innings. He struck out a career-high eight.

The Royals’ record dropped to 5-15 against American League Central opponents.

Gordon Beckham and Conor Gillaspie, who each had three hits, singled before Dunn homered in the eighth off right-hander Aaron Crow, who had allowed two three-run homers in his past two appearances.

Beckham has hit safely in 13 of his past 15 games, while Gillaspie increased his average to .347.

Royals rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura took the loss, allowing four runs and seven hits, including a Tyler Flowers home run, in six innings.

The Royals will look to avoid the sweep against the White Sox on Wednesday night at 7:10pm at Kauffman Stadium.  Pregame starts at 6:30 on NewsRadio 1350 KMAN from the Royals Radio Network.