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Conor Gillaspie

Angels rally late for 7-6 win over Royals

Angels rally late for 7-6 win over Royals

The pent-up frustration of an offense that was bottled up for three weeks was released amid a hail of clutch hits against the most unlikely of bullpens Thursday night, the Angels rallying for six runs in the final two innings of an improbable 7-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Kauffman Stadium.

"Oh, we needed it — that was big," center fielder Mike Trout said after the Angels ended a nine-game road losing streak and won for only the second time in 49 games this season when trailing after eight innings.

"Their bullpen is probably the best in the business. They have guys who throw hard. To score some runs off those guys is big for us; it's a big...