Originally posted on Fox Sports Kansas City
By ASSOCIATED PRESS  |  Last updated 7/27/13
The Kansas City Royals are on the verge of matching their longest winning streak of the season, thanks in large part to superb pitching.The rotation has been particularly dominant.Bruce Chen looks to keep the Royals rolling with another commanding performance Sunday against the last-place Chicago White Sox.Kansas City (50-51) is on a five-game winning streak for the first time since a season-high six-game run from June 5-10.The Royals' current surge has been powered by their pitching staff, which has compiled a 1.00 ERA. The rotation has been especially excellent with a 0.79 ERA.James Shields tossed seven scoreless innings in Friday's 5-1 win and Wade Davis was even better Saturday, going 7 1-3 while allowing four hits in Kansas City's 1-0 victory.Now it's up to Chen (4-0, 1.97 ERA) to help the Royals complete the sweep. The left-hander has been outstanding in two starts since entering the rotation in place of an ineffective Luis Mendoza, who beat him out for a starting spot in spri...
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