Kansas City 7, Chi. White Sox 6

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, September 16, 2011 8:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 57°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tim Tschida, First Base - Greg Gibson, Second Base - Angel Hernandez, Third Base - Todd Tichenor,
Attendance - 24918

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Chi. White Sox 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 6 12 1
Kansas City 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 7 12 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chi. White Sox 73-77 33-42 40-35 L6
Kansas City 66-86 38-39 28-47 W6

Recap


Eric Hosmer's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to their sixth consecutive victory, 7-6 over the Chicago White Sox on Friday.
 
Chicago, which has lost six in a row, tied it 6-6 in the eighth on a two-run homer by Brent Morel.

Alex Gordon started the Royals' ninth with a base hit against Matt Thornton (1-5). Billy Butler was intentionally walked following a sacrifice bunt, and Hosmer drove a 0-1 pitch over the head of White Sox left fielder Juan Pierre to end it.
 
Greg Holland (5-1) got the win after holding Chicago hitless in the ninth.
 
The Royals took a 5-2 lead in the fourth when Jeff Francoeur delivered his second RBI single of the game and scored on Mike Moustakas' home run.
 
Kansas City starter Felipe Paulino allowed three runs, seven hits, walked three and struck out three in six innings. Philip Humber gave up six runs - five earned - in six innings for the White Sox.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Chi. White Sox   Kansas City
Phillip Humber Player Felipe Paulino
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 3
9 Hits 7
7.50 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Chi. White Sox   Kansas City
Alexei Ramirez Player Mike Moustakas
3 Hits 3
1 RBI 2
0 HR 1
3 TB 6
.750 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Chi. White Sox 12 1 15 .324 23 6 6 4 0 1
Kansas City 12 1 16 .333 15 6 7 3 3 1

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Chi. White Sox. The Royals have a W/L % of .439 after a win and .430 after a loss.
  • Chi. White Sox will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The White Sox have a W/L % of .507 after a win and .468 after a loss.
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