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|White Sox Stumble Against K.C.
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Luke Hochevar pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout and Miguel Olivo hit a pair of two-run home runs and drove in a career-high six runs as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 11-0 Friday night.
Hochevar (7-10) allowed just three singles and struck out five with one walk. The right-hander won his first start since July 25th and won his first game in his last eight decisions. He struck out Ramon Castro in the third inning to start a string of eight consecutive outs.
Olivo's home runs against his former team came in the sixth inning against White Sox starter Mark Buehrle and in the eighth against reliever Jhonny Nunez. It was his third career multi-career home run game.
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