The Kansas City Royals belted out 15 hits to end their three game losing streak, salvaging the final game of the weekend series against the White Sox with an 11-1 victory in Chicago, Sunday afternoon.
The Royals got on the board first with a run in the 3 rd . Chicago tied it up in the 4 th . Mark Teahen then gave Kansas City the lead it would keep, hitting his fourth home run of the season, a 5 th inning, three-run blast to put the Royals ahead 4-1.
Kansas City scored another run in the 7 th before blowing the game wide open with five runs in the 8 th , and adding one final score in the 9 th .
Four Royals had multiple hits on the day. They were led by David DeJesus who had four hits in six at bats.
Jorge De La Rosa (4-3) pitched seven innings for the win, giving up only one earned run while striking out four batters and allowing three hits. Javier Vazquez (2-2/ took the loss.
The Royals (12-26) head to the West Coast to open a series with the A’s in Oakland on Monday. Gil Meche (3-1) is scheduled to take the mound for Kansas City against Oakland’s Dan Haren (3-2).