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MLB: Kansas City 9, Chicago White Sox 1

May 13, 2012 at 6:10 PM   |   Comments

CHICAGO, May 13 (UPI) -- Luis Mendoza gave up one run over 5 2/3 innings of emergency relief Sunday and Kansas City scored six late runs in its 9-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.

Mendoza (2-2) was pressed into service after Kansas City starter Danny Duffy was pulled from the game in the first inning. The Royals didn't issue a statement on why Duffy was taken out.

Mendoza allowed seven hits, walked two and struck out four, while five Royals relievers combined to shut out the Chisox the rest of the way.

Jeff Francoeur homered and added a run-scoring single in the ninth, when Kansas City broke the game open with six runs. Eric Hosmer, Irving Falu and Alcides Escobar also added RBI in the uprising.

Kansas City took the rubber match of its three-game road series.

Chicago starter Phil Humber pitched well, yielding one run on four hits over 6 2/3 innings. Reliever Matt Thornton (1-3) was tagged with the loss.

Paul Konerko drove in the only run for the Chisox.

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