Royals Break Out For 7-1 Win Over White Sox

By: John Jackson
By: John Jackson
 Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas (8) celebrates his three-run home run with Billy Butler in the third inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

Moustakas, who has 12 homers this season, went 3 for 5 with three RBIs.

The Royals entered the game with a major league-worst 55 homers and had managed a total of six runs during the losing streak.

Chen (2-2) allowed one run and five hits in five innings.

Adam Dunn went 2 for 4 with a solo homer for the White Sox, who had won three of four.

Chicago starter Scott Carroll (4-6) allowed five runs and 11 hits in five-plus innings.


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