White Sox Vs. Royals Final Score: Chicago Shut Out by Bruce Chen, Royals

The Chicago White Sox were unable to score a run despite recording nine hits, losing to Kansas City 3-0 Wednesday night. The Royals scored a run in the third inning on a Billy Butler sacrifice fly and added two more on an Alex Gordon double in the seventh inning.

The loss overshadowed a stellar performance from White Sox leadoff man Alejandro de Aza, who was 4-for-5 on the night with a double and a triple. Alex Rios added three hits. Chicago starter Chris Sale took the loss, giving up all three of Kansas City's runs in 6 2/3 innings pitched.

Royals starter Bruce Chen was credited with the win after scattering 5 hits over 6 2/3 innings. Greg Holland recorded his 18th save of the season.

The loss breaks a five-game White Sox winning streak. The two teams are scheduled to face off in the final game of their three-game series Thursday night.

For more on the White Sox, visit South Side Sox or SB Nation Chicago. For more on the Royals, check out Royals Review. And for more news, notes and analysis from around MLB, head over to Baseball Nation.

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