Hochevar works 7 innings as Royals top Sox 5-0 - Chicago News and Weather | FOX 32 News

Hochevar works 7 innings as Royals top Sox 5-0

Posted: Updated:

By RICK GANO
AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO (AP) - Luke Hochevar allowed three hits in seven shutout innings Saturday night and the Kansas City Royals scored three first-inning runs off Chris Sale to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0.

Hochevar (3-3) cruised as the White Sox mustered only one real scoring threat against him all night. That came in the second on a walk and single by Alex Rios before Alexei Ramirez hit into a double play.

Hochevar walked one and struck out five, and his strong effort came after two rough outings against Detroit and New York Yankees when he surrendered a total of 19 hits and 16 runs in 6 1-3 innings. Greg Holland pitched the eighth and Aaron Crow walked two in the ninth before completing the shutout.

Sale (3-2), returning to the rotation after a one-appearance stint in the bullpen with a sore elbow, made his first start since May 1 and lasted five innings.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Cubs, Ebony Magazine present Jackie Robinson Day

    Cubs, Ebony Magazine present Jackie Robinson Day

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:31 AM EDT2014-04-20 09:31:29 GMT
    The Chicago Cubs are partnering with Ebony Magazine to present Jackie Robinson Day at Wrigley Field on Monday.
    The Chicago Cubs are partnering with Ebony Magazine to present Jackie Robinson Day at Wrigley Field on Monday.
  • Dynamic Impact wins Illinois Derby in photo finish

    Dynamic Impact wins Illinois Derby in photo finish

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:34 AM EDT2014-04-20 08:34:06 GMT
    Dynamic Impact ran down 2-5 favorite Midnight Hawk in the stretch to win the $500,000 Illinois Derby by a nose at Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday.
    Dynamic Impact ran down 2-5 favorite Midnight Hawk in the stretch to win the $500,000 Illinois Derby by a nose at Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday.
  • Blackhawks suffer another devastating loss and fall 4-3 in OT

    Blackhawks suffer another devastating loss and fall 4-3 in OT

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:38 AM EDT2014-04-20 06:38:16 GMT
    If the Blackhawks can come back to defeat St. Louis in this series their character and resolve should never be questioned. Following a devastating triple overtime loss in Game 1 the Hawks suffered an even more agonizing defeat in Game 2.
    If the Blackhawks can come back to defeat St. Louis in this series their character and resolve should never be questioned. Following a devastating triple overtime loss in Game 1 the Hawks suffered an even more agonizing defeat in Game 2.
Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices