facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Kan. City 2, Chi. Wh. Sox 1 (10 inn.)

Sept. 9, 2012 at 6:32 PM

CHICAGO, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Mike Moustakas and Jeff Francoeur supplied 10th-inning RBI Sunday, providing the difference in Kansas City's 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.

With the game scoreless in the top of the 10th, Billy Butler drew a two-out walk against Brett Myers (2-3) and Salvador Perez, Moustakas and Francoeur each delivered singles to give the Royals a 2-0 lead.

Gordon Beckham got a run back for Chicago in the next half-inning against Greg Holland, but the Royals closer hung on for his 13th save when he fanned Alejandro De Aza and Ray Olmedo to end the game.

Kelvin Herrera (3-2) earned the victory as the Royals took the rubber match of a three-game series.

The American League Central-leading White Sox maintained a two-game cushion over Detroit following the Tigers' loss Sunday to Los Angeles.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Tiger Woods' playing partner Steve Stricker wants the 'old Tiger back'
Texas Rangers' Hamilton promises cautious approach
San Antonio Spurs, Leonard agree to 5-year, $90M deal
Love: 'I'm going back to Cleveland'
New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis agree to 5-year, $145M extension