Frazier’s 10th inning HR boosts White Sox over Royals

Chicago White Sox Todd Frazier (21) pats the head of teammate Tyler Saladino (18) after hitting a three-run home run off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera during the tenth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. The White Sox defeated the Royals 7-5 in ten innings. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Todd Frazier hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and Justin Morneau had four hits to lift the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 7-5 on Tuesday night.

Frazier is tied for the major league lead with 31 homers, and his latest came on the first pitch from Kelvin Herrera (1-4) after a single by Jose Abreu and a double by Morneau.

David Robertson (3-2) blew a save in the ninth when Alcides Escobar’s two-out single scored pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson.

Dan Jennings struck out Eric Hosmer to end the game, logging his first career save.

White Sox All-Star left-hander Chris Sale is 0-3 in five starts since a July 2 victory over Houston. He gave up three runs and seven hits in the first 2 1/3 innings but did not allow a hit after that. He threw 115 pitches in seven innings, striking out seven and walking one.

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