Chicago White Sox march on, hand Kansas City Royals fifth straight loss

Don Cooper expects Reynaldo Lopez’s debut to go well but won't panic if it doesn’t

Don Cooper expects Reynaldo Lopez’s debut to go well but won't panic if it doesn’t

Tim Anderson added a two-run home run later in the inning to provide the final margin for the White Sox (45-68), who won their fourth straight game. Yolmer Sanchez is 9-for-20 and Jose Abreu has gone 13-for-37 against Duffy.

Kansas City has lost four in a row and nine of 11 to surrender second place in the American League Central to Minnesota while remaining four games behind division-leading Cleveland.

Kisner, Matsuyama share rain-delayed second-round lead
Olesen has played in four PGA Championships in the past five years and has made three cuts with a top finish of 27th. While Olesen and Kisner shared the lead with 67 each, there were five players at three-under 68 in Tied-3rd.

PITCHING MATCHUP: Royals LH Danny Duffy (7-7, 3.48 ERA) vs. Lopez and fellow right-handers Dane Dunning and Lucas Giolito joined Chicago from the Washington Nationals in a December 2016 trade for Adam Eaton. Rookie Yoan Moncada hit a tying homer in the ninth inning before delivering a walk-off single in the 11th as the White Sox completed a three-game sweep of AL-leading Houston. Nicky Delmonico will be in left field while Leury Garcia mans right and Avisail Garcia grabs a seat on the White Sox' bench. The 23-year-old Dominican made 22 starts this season for Triple-A Charlotte, logging a 7-6 record and 3.79 ERA with 131 strikeouts in 121 innings. Mike Moustakas led the charge, going 2 for 4 with a pair of solo home runs.

Anderson and Engel both had two hits for the White Sox. Alcides Escoabr went 2 for 4 with a double, while Melky Cabrera added a two-bagger of his own as Cheslor Cuthbert and Alex Gordon each chipped in base hits of their own in the loss.

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