Chicago White Sox Dominated by Royals

The White Sox were crushed by the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, 9-1. Matt Thornton took the loss for Chicago who gave up nine unanswered runs over the final three innings to the Royals.

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The White Sox dropped the rubber match with the Royals Sunday afternoon as Luis Mendoza allowed just one run over 5 2/3 innings while relieving Danny Duffy, who left in the first inning due to elbow tightness. Philip Humber surrendered one run while striking out seven over 6 2/3 but Addison Reed was roughed up for six runs in the 9th inning to put the game out of reach as Chicago lost 9-1 at US Cellular Field. The Sox will play host to the  Tigers for a two game stint beginning Monday night.