Seven in a row.
The Kansas City Royals now have equaled the franchise's longest winning streak since they also won seven consecutive games September 13-18th, 2008. Sitting at 67-86, Kansas City is now four games ahead of the pace from last season when the Royals were 63-90 through 153 games.
Everett Teaford got his second start of the season and pitched another solid effort as the Royals cruised to a 10-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox.. Teaford went six innings and 86 pitches, allowing one run on four hits. He improved his mark to 2-0 with the victory. The lone White Sox run given up by Teaford was a second inning home run by Alex Rios, his 11th of the season.
Kansas City wouldn't get on the board offensively until the fourth inning when the Royals posted three runs, two on an Alcides Escobar triple. Escobar would come home to score when Alex Gordon singled. Both players had two hits on the evening.
Mike Moustakas hit his third home run of the week and fourth on the season in the bottom of the fifth, this one being a two-run shot, as Kansas City lead 5-1 at the time.
White Sox starter Zach Stewart was ineffective for Chicago as he allowed five runs on 11 hits in just five innings pitched. He would fall to 2-5 with the loss. The White Sox bullpen didn't do much better as Kansas City would go on to score their 10 runs on 18 hits.
Jeff Francoeur his his 19th home run of the year, a three-run blast, in the bottom of the eighth inning off Josh Kinney.
Melky Cabrera, Moustakas, and Salvador Perez would each have three hits each. Gordon, Cabrera, and Perez are all hitting over .300 on the season.
Nathan Adcock picked up his first career save for the Royals, pitching the final three innings in relief of Teaford. Adcock allowed two runs on two hits during his outing.
Kansas City now has stretched their lead on fourth place to 6.5 games over the Minnesota Twins.