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• The White Sox scoring four of their first five runs on home runs Saturday epitomized the past week for the Royals. Kansas City pitching has allowed 16 home runs in six games this week, with 73 percent (24 of 33) of the opponents' runs coming via the home run.

• Kansas City has outscored its opponents, 53-16, in the ninth inning this year.

• The White Sox scoring four of their first five runs on home runs Saturday epitomized the past week for the Royals. Kansas City pitching has allowed 16 home runs in six games this week, with 73 percent (24 of 33) of the opponents' runs coming via the home run.

• Kansas City has outscored its opponents, 53-16, in the ninth inning this year.