Wednesday 28th June, 2017

Angels snap Royals' six-game win streak - Sunday 18th June, 2017

ANAHEIM -- Angels right-hander Alex Meyer matched a career-high with nine strikeouts, and Albert Pujols belted a two-run blast to take sole possession of 10th all-time on the career RBI list, leading the Halos to a 9-0 win over Kansas City on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.

Meyer tossed six shutout innings, relinquishing just two hits and permitting one walk en route to snapping the Royals' season-best six-game win streak. The 6-foot-9 flamethrower earned his first win since May 14.

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Cameron Maybin belted a leadoff home run off of Royals starter Jake Junis' first pitch of the game. The Kansas City rookie relinquished five runs on eight hits, including Pujols' fifth-inning shot, permitting no walks and striking out six before exiting after 5 1/3 innings.

Luis Valbuena added a three-run insurance home run off Royals reliever Chris Young during the Angels' four-run seventh inning. Relievers Blake Parker, Cam Bedrosian and Yusmeiro Petit combined for three shutout innings to draw Los Angeles back to .500 at 36-36.

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB.

Kaelen Jones is a reporter for based in Los Angeles.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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