Kansas City improved to 4-1 since the All-Star break and dropped the White Sox to 0-5.
Carlos Martinez (2-1) worked one inning of relief and took the loss.
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Melissa Stokes is entering her 24th season as head coach at the school.
The Royals beat Lucas Giolito for the first time and thwarted his bid for a 12th victory.