Over the last two games against Detroit, the KC Royals scored 12 runs and 15 runs respectively. With a new team in town, the Royals were pummeled. The Chicago White Sox went into the K and beat the Royals, 12-1.
Danks scattered seven hits in the complete game victory. He walked one and struck out five.
The Royals scored their lone run in the bottom of the ninth on a Kendrys Morales bases loaded sac fly. They had three hits in the inning.
Meanwhile, the Royals received another poor start, this time from Kris Medlen. After allowing three runs in the top of the first on four hits and a walk, he settled down over the next two innings before the White Sox erupted again.
Medlen allowed seven runs on 11 hits (including a Tyler Flowers three-run home run) and a walk over 5.2 innings. It didn’t get any better once Jeremy Guthrie entered in relief. In Guthrie’s defense, he was fine except for that five-run 8th inning.
Guthrie allowed back-to-back homers: a three-run shot to Adam Eaton and a solo shot to Jose Abreu.