Mike Moustakas hit a three-run shot, Billy Butler had three RBIs and the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 on Saturday night. Chicago’s Adam Dunn hit his 400th home run.
Chicago trailed 5-2 before Dunn drove a 2-2 pitch from Tim Collins over the wall in left-center in the eighth. Kevin Youkilis, who singled with one out for his 1,000th career hit, was on for Dunn’s major league-best 35th homer of the season.
The Royals responded with four runs in the bottom half. Butler, who finished with three hits, singled in Alcides Escobar before Moustakas hit a drive to right for his 19th homer. Moustakas finished with four RBIs for the Royals, who have won four of five. Escobar had four infield singles, scored three runs and had his team-leading 24th steal.