92
      Saturday
      94 / 73
      Sunday
      93 / 69
      Monday
      86 / 70

      Danks, White Sox scratch out 2-0 win over Royals

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- John Danks shut down Kansas City's scuffling offense for eight innings, and the Chicago White Sox did just enough damage against Ervin Santana to squeak out a 2-0 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night.

      Danks (3-10) ended an eight-start winless streak by scattering seven hits and a walk. That the veteran left-hander's finest start of the season came against the Royals wasn't much of a surprise: Danks improved to 5-0 against them in 13 career starts.

      Addison Reed worked around a leadoff single in the ninth for his 32nd save. It wrapped up the first shutout win for the last-place White Sox since a 3-0 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on May 17.

      Gordon Beckham homered off Santana (8-7) in the first inning for the only earned run.