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Royals' Betancourt Ties Game With Slam In Seventh, Sox Lose In 11

Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) – Yuniesky Betancourt tied the game in the seventh with a grand slam and won the game in the 11th with a run-scoring single, as the Kansas City Royals rallied past the Chicago White Sox, 6-5, in the first game of a doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium.

Betancourt finished a triple shy of the cycle and became just the second Kansas City player to hit three grand slams in a season. Danny Tartabull accomplished the feat in 1988.

Wilson Betemit added a solo homer for the Royals, who have won four of five. Philip Humber, making his second career start and first since 2007, gave up five runs on nine hits over 5 2/3 frames. Jesse Chavez (2-1) tossed two scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win.