H E
KC 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 11 1
Ana 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 X 6 9 0
Date of game: 7/23/2012

Recap: LA Angels vs. Kansas City

Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Kendrys Morales may not have started the game, but he essentially finished off the Royals on Monday night.

Morales came off the bench to smoked a game-winning, bases-clearing single in the eighth inning as the Angels took the opener of a three-game set against the Royals, 6-3.

Mike Trout had a pair of hits and scored a run, extending his American League rookie-record scoring streak to 15 games.

C.J. Wilson pitched 6 2/3 solid innings to earn a no decision. He allowed three runs on nine hits, striking out six and walking one. Kevin Jepsen (1-1) earned the win after tossing 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief.

Bruce Chen, who allowed 22 runs in 19 innings across four July starts coming into Monday, gave up three runs in just 5 1/3 and was let off the hook with a no decision. Greg Holland (4-3) took the loss after the Angels lit him up for three runs in their decisive eighth inning.

Eric Hosmer had a pair of hits and scored twice for the Royals, who have dropped eight of 11 since the All-Star break.

Game Notes

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