Cain delivers game-winning hit for Royals in 14th inning


KANSAS CITY, MO – AUGUST 10: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates his game-winning RBI single in the 14th inning against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium on August 10, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lorenzo Cain’s two-out single in the 14th inning scored Christian Colon from second base and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Wednesday night.

Colon opened the inning with a single and Paulo Orlando sacrificed him to second. Cain laced a single to center to score Colon, ending the 4-hour, 34-minute game, the longest by the Royals this season.

“I’ve been ready to go home for a while now,” Cain told “To come through for the boys was a very, very good feeling.”

Dillon Gee (4-5), the eighth Kansas City pitcher, struck out three in two perfect innings to pick up the victory. Matt Albers (2-5) was charged with the loss.

Jarrod Dyson led off the 13th inning with a triple, but the Royals failed to get him home. Dan Jennings struck out the next three batters: Drew Butera, Alex Gordon and Alcides Escobar.

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