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John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws in the first inning.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Former Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals player Bo Jackson throws out the ceremonial first pitch.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko reacts as his long fly ball is caught in the eighth inning.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers and closer Addison Reed walk off the field together after beating the Kansas City Royals.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham hits the dirt and turns after catching a line drive up the middle in the seventh inning .

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham shatters his bat against the Kansas City Royals in the seventh inning.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez smiles at first base coach Daryl Boston after reaching base safely on a bloop single against the Kansas City Royals.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers reacts after striking out with two runners on base in the second inning .

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers pops out to end the sixth inning.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham turns a double play on Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer and Jeff Francoeur to end the seventh inning.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez reaches for a ground ball as teammate second baseman Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham moves in and grabs the ball off the bat of Kansas City's Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com The crowd reacts as Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale leaves in the eighth inning with a 1-0 lead.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Matt Thornton reacts after striking out the side to end a Kansas City Royals threat in the eighth inning.

John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale pitches into the eighth inning.

Chicago White Sox's Gordon Beckham (15) greets Tyler Flowers outside the dugout after Flower's home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields during the fifth inning.

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Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko, center, steps forward after being introduced with teammates.

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A member of the U.S. Navy helps holds the United States flag during the national anthem.

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Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers, left, celebrates with relief pitcher Addison Reed after the White Sox's 1-0 opening day win over the Kansas City Royals.

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Chicago White Sox's Alejandro De Aza, manager Robin Ventura, center, greet Tyler Flowers at the dugout after Flower's home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields during the fifth inning.

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Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz is unable to catch a shallow fly ball off the bat of Chicago White Sox's Alexei Ramirez during the sixth inning.

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Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura, left, greets Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost.

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Gallery posted: 4/1/2013 8:03 PM

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Images of Opening Day for the Chicago White Sox vs. the Kansas City Royals at US Cellular Field in Chicago. The White Sox won 1-0 on the power of a Tyler Flowers home run and a strong start from ace Chris Sale.
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