Alex Gordon is greeted at the plate after his two-run homer in the second inning. (AP)
By Robert Falkoff / MLB.com
Power and pitching led the Royals to their win, as Alex Gordon, David DeJesus and Kila Ka´aihue all homered and Kyle Davies stymied the White Sox at Kauffman Stadium. Davies gave up two runs in seven-plus innings, striking out three. Alberto Callapso extended his hitting streak to 14 games. The Royals have won eight out of their last nine games.
BATTING HR: Ramirez, Al (20, 8th inning off Davies, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Cabrera, O; Pierzynski;
Thome; Ramirez, Al 4. RBI: Ramirez, Al 2 (72). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thome. GIDP:
Pierzynski; Ramirez, Al. Team RISP: 0-for-2. Team LOB: 2.
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