The victims lingered, together trying to ascertain what went wrong and why. Twenty minutes after the Angels fell 3-1 to Kansas City on Friday, most of their hitters lingered in Angel Stadium’s home clubhouse, revisiting the night’s events until reporters walked inside.
They had succumbed, again, to the Royals’ Ian Kennedy, the veteran right-hander with a 0.64 ERA against them this season and a 6.29 ERA against everyone else.
“We’ve all been talking about it,” said Cliff Pennington, who supplied the lone run. “We’ve gotta figure out what the rest of the league has and we definitely don’t.”
That could apply to the rest of the Royals. In five games this season against...