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Angels fall to Royals, 4-3, in 10 innings, finish trip 1-6

Angels fall to Royals, 4-3, in 10 innings, finish trip 1-6

A superb start by Hector Santiago, clutch home runs by David Murphy and Kole Calhoun, a game-saving catch by center fielder Mike Trout … they were all just beacons of hope on another night of frustration for the Angels. Closer Huston Street pitched too tentatively to a .198-hitting backup catcher in the ninth inning Sunday night, walking Drew Butera after jumping ahead, 1 and 2, to load the bases ahead of Alex Rios' score-tying sacrifice fly. The Kansas City Royals then won it in the 10th when designated hitter Kendrys Morales, the former Angels slugger, lined a two-out, walk-off single to left-center field against Trevor Gott for a 4-3 victory in Kauffman Stadium. The...

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