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Royals score early, often to beat Sox

Lorenzo Cain had a two-run double to highlight a five-run first inning, Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the sixth inning, and the Royals extended their winning streak to five games with a 7-2 victory
over the White Sox on
Friday in Chicago.

Guthrie (3-6) allowed two runs and six hits in 5 2/3 innings to snap an 11-game winless streak. Guthrie’s last win was on April 9, against Tampa Bay.

The Royals’ Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler each had two RBIs, including run-scoring singles in the first inning.

Jose Quintana (3-7) never recovered from the slow start, allowing six runs and eight hits in six innings.

Jose Abreu went 1-for-4 with an RBI for the White Sox.

Cubs 2, Phillies 1: Jake Arrieta threw seven impressive innings, Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer, and the Cubs beat the Phillies in Philadelphia.

Arrieta (2-1) allowed two hits and no runs, tying a career high with nine strikeouts. He didn’t give up a hit until Domonic Brown sliced a double just inside the left field line with one out in the fifth.

The Phillies were seeking their first four-game winning streak since last June 2-6.

Cardinals 1, Nationals 0: Lance Lynn threw eight innings of two-hit ball, and Matt Adams homered on his first swing since coming off the disabled list, leading the Cardinals to a victory over the Nationals in St. Louis.

Lynn (7-4) retired his first 16 batters, and struck out eight with no walks against the National League East leaders.

, who had won 10 of 13.

Zimmermann (5-3) gave up three hits, two of them by Adams, in eight innings. He is 0-5 against the Cardinals and 0-2 against the Pirates, the only two NL teams he hasn’t beaten.

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