Brandon Moss belted a grand slam in the first inning and the Royals hung on from there for a 4-3 win over the White Sox at Kauffman Stadium. It was Moss’ third straight game with a home run as he’s reached 21 on the season. Sam Gaviglio pitched five innings of two-run ball for the win. Scott Alexander earned his fourth save.
Moss finished with two hits and over the last three games and is 6 for 9 with three homers, a double and nine RBIs.
The Royals wrap up their three-game series with the White Sox this afternoon at “The K.” Rookie Eric Skoglund makes his fifth start of the season for KC. He’s 1-and-2 with a 10.29 ERA. Lucas Giolito gets the ball for Chicago, with first pitch at 1:15 p.m. The Royals are 72-and-72, still three games behind the Twins for the second AL wild card spot.