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The White Sox will counter with right-hander Dylan Covey (0-1, 6.00 ERA), who will make his second start of the season and the 14th of his career.
Royals: RHP Jakob Junis (5-3, 3.51) will be facing the Cardinals for the first time in his career. He’s 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA in three starts against National League teams, all coming in 2017. He has allowed two or fewer runs and worked at least six innings in three of his road starts this season.
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Kansas City starter Jason Hammel had to jog his memory on what to do after a win. It had been that long for Hammel, who was making his 290th career start Tuesday night.
He earned his first victory of the season, helped by home runs by Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez in a 5-1 win by the Royals over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Hammel (1-5) has Vance McDonald Youth jersey been winless in his previous 13 starts dating back to his last win Sept. 6, 2017. He also had been winless in his previous seven road starts.
Honestly I feel like I forgot how to celebrate after a win, Hammel said. It’s been so long, personally. But I’ve been doing this a long time and there’s time you feel like you’re down and you feel like you’re making good pitches like I was earlier in the year and just sometimes it doesn’t happen.
Every win is important. You should celebrate all of them. So obviously it feels really good.
Hammel went seven innings, giving up nine hits and a run to help the Royals win for the second time in 10 games. He struck out six and hit a batter with no walks.
He really had his slider going, Royals manager Ned Yost said about Hammel. He pitched seven really strong innings for us. He ended up only giving up one run. A lot of hits were kind of off the bat.