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After an improbable win, Angels revert to recent form in loss to Royals

After an improbable win, Angels revert to recent form in loss to Royals

That stunning comeback against the vaunted Kansas City Royals bullpen on Thursday night looks more like an aberration for the Angels, who gained zero momentum from their most improbable victory of the season. Matt Shoemaker failed to escape a second inning in which he was rocked for six runs and six hits Saturday night, and the Angels dropped their second straight to the Royals, 9-4, in Kauffman Stadium. Thursday's win was a brief uptick in a lengthy downward trend for the Angels, who have lost 16 of 22 games and are batting .221 overall, .185 with runners in scoring position and averaging three runs in 14 August games. They've lost five of six on this seven-game trip. It...

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