Nick Pratto won 3-4, including a two-run home run, as Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 in the first doubleheader match on Tuesday afternoon.
The home run was the second of Pratt's home stands. Vinnie Pasquantino also clubd a two-run home run in Kansas City.
Brady Singer threw 7 1/3 innings at the Royals. He allowed one run with five hits, hit six and didn't walk the batter.
Jose Cuas recorded his first career save.
Lance Lynn (2-5) allowed all four runs with seven hits in six innings. He hit five and walked one.
Josh Harrison put the White Sox on the board third. He took a 2-2 pitch and placed it in the first row of seats in the left field. The solo shot was his sixth homer of the year.
The Royals replied Pasquantino to the bottom of the two-run home run. Pascantino only had to keep the fair, he pulled one down to the right sideline.
The singer ran into a bit of trouble at the 6th top and allowed a pair of 2 out singles. However, he retired José Abreu in second place in the lineout.
Later, Pratt cushioned the Royals on the opposite field with a 389-foot home run. He already had singles and doubles in his first two at bat.
The ninth Yoan Moncada sacrifice fly drove on the second Chicago run.
White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, who was offering the second game of two game breaks in the first game, was diagnosed with a laceration of the middle finger of his left hand and placed at 10. I was asked. Post-match injured list. Manager Tony La Russa confirmed that he had been injured in a swing checked at the last turn at bat of the Texas Rangers match on Saturday.
– Field-level media