Angels Use Long Ball To Beat Royals
Associated Press - May 24, 2014 12:14 am
Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Mike Trout homered and threw out a runner at third base, Chris Iannetta also went deep, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Friday night.
C.J. Wilson (6-3) allowed a run and four hits in 6 1/3 innings, striking out three and walking four. Wilson also hit two batters, including leadoff man Nori Aoki with his 105th and final pitch. Aoki had two singles and a double.
The Angels won for the 11th time in 14 games and are a season best seven games over .500.
Danny Duffy (2-4) gave up five runs and nine hits over six innings in his fourth start since he began filling in for Bruce Chen, who has a sore back. The 25 year-old left hander was coming off a 1-0 victory against Baltimore.