Kansas City Royals’ Brett Eibner celebrates after hitting the game-winning single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 8-7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cheslor Cuthbert drive in the go-ahead run with an infield hit in a three-run eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for the third straight game in a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Chicago wasted a 4-2 lead in the eighth after failing to protect a 5-2 seventh-inning advantage on Friday and a 7-1 ninth-inning margin on Saturday. White Sox relievers allowed 17 runs, 15 hits and eight walks over 6 1/3 innings in the three-game series, and Chicago has lost 14 of its last 18 games.
Seeking to become the major leagues’ first 10-game winner, Chris Sale left with a 4-2 lead after seven innings.
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