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Jeff Francis Tagged With Loss in White Sox-Royals Match

Chicago got a 6-2 victory over Kansas City on Sunday, with John Danks earning the victory and helping White Sox moneyline bettors cash out.

Bettors who backed the White Sox were rewarded as -155 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

John Danks earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 4, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Brent Lillibridge in the win.

Kansas City got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Jeff Francis in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Brayan Pena had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 7.

Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head home to face New York.