The Royals scored four times in the fifth inning and put their bats down for the rest of the evening in a 12-4 loss to the White Sox. Kansas City was already down 7-0 when they put the four-spot on the board. Jose Contreras allowed five hits and two runs to get the win for Chicago. Royals’ starter Mike Wood was charged with the White Sox’s first seven runs and dropped to 1-4 on the season. Westphalia, Missouri native Joe Crede hit a home run for Chicago