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Angels fall to Royals, 6-1, in Albert Pujols' spring debut

Angels fall to Royals, 6-1, in Albert Pujols' spring debut

Highlights from the Kansas City Royals' 6-1 victory over the Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium:

AT THE PLATE: Making his spring debut, Albert Pujols swung at the first pitch he saw from right-hander Chris Young and popped up to shortstop. In his second at-bat, he grounded into a double play. … Mike Trout walked and tried to steal second base on a pitch that was fouled off. … C.J. Cron doubled and scored on a Carlos Perez sacrifice fly. … Johnny Giavotella tripled against his former team.

ON THE MOUND: Right-hander Nick Tropeano retired all six batters he faced, striking out two. Tropeano is likely to begin the season in triple...

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