Royals get to Quintana late, beat slumping White Sox 4-1
Chicago White Sox's Adam Eaton (1) is forced out into a double play at second base by Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante (14) during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 20, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
CHICAGO (AP) Omar Infante, Paulo Orlando and Lorenzo Cain all doubled in a three-run sixth inning off Jose Quintana to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
Orlando added an RBI single an inning later and Dillon Gee (1-1) allowed a run over five innings for his first victory since 2014. The Royals won for the fifth time in seven games and moved within 3 1/2 games of the AL Central-leading White Sox.
Quintana (5-3) who entered with an AL-best 1.54 ERA, gave up one hit while facing the minimum 15 batters through five. He retired 11 straight until Infante had the first of four straight one-out hits.
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Quintana was charged with a season-worst four runs and eight hits in 6 1/3 innings.