After four straight wins, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have slumped with three straight losses. On Friday they opened a three-game series with the Kansas City Royals in Anaheim with a 7-1 loss.
The Angels managed just four hits in the game and no Halo had more than one. Starting pitcher J.C. Ramirez (2-1) was touched for four hits and five earned runs in the loss.
Danny Duffy (2-0) shone for the visitors, working seven innings and giving up just three hits and one run. He struck out six batters and walked two.
The series continues on Saturday with Matt Shoemaker (0-0) making the start for the Angels against Nathan Karns (0-0) for the Royals.
GOLDEN WEST LEAGUE BAT-ACTION
Teams from the Golden West League were in high school action on Friday. Here are the scores.
- Santa Ana 2, Orange 0
- Ocean View 10, Loara 8
- Westminster 11, Orange 7
- Loara 10, Segerstrom 4