White Sox edge Royals
A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run double in leading the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Friday night in the opener at U.S. Cellular Field.
The White Sox won the game as -220 favorites, while the seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.
J.J. Putz pitched a scoreless eighth for the win, and Chris Sale closed out the ninth to record his second save.
Willie Bloomquist drove in two runs in a losing effort for the Royals, while Robinson Tejeda gave up three runs in relief.