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Angels can't overcome Kansas City's seven-run third inning
Angels can't overcome Kansas City's seven-run third inning

KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout hit a really, really long home run. The Royals estimated the distance at 445 feet. ESPN had it at 489 feet — the longest in the major leagues this season, the longest ever hit by Angels player, and the longest ever hit at Kauffman Stadium — based on an estimate of how far the ball would have traveled had it not landed in a fountain. Trout said he has not been invited to compete in the All-Star Home Run Derby. Would he compete if invited? “I don’t know,” he said. AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron had the first two-homer game of his career. In 18 at-bats since the Angels decided to keep the rookie and release veteran designated hitter Raul Ibanez,...

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