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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Hamilton is starting to warm up along with the weather. Hamilton started the Angels comeback when he homered leading off the seventh inning, and Los Angeles beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Sunday for its eighth straight win. Los Angeles trailed 2-0 before Hamilton homered on the first pitch of the seventh from Wade Davis (3-4), giving the former AL MVP home runs in consecutive games for only the third time since signing with the Angels during the off-season. Hamilton has five RBIs in his past five games after driving in five in his previous 39. "Its good to see him driving him the ball," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. "He started things off. His power is important to us no doubt." The Angels were unable to get into their dugout until about 90 minutes before the game because bees swarmed into it. A beekeeper was summoned to solve the problem. Jerome Williams (4-1) then allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings for the Angels, on their longest winning streak since taking eight straight from May 22-29 last year. When they play at the Freeway Series rival Dodgers on Monday, they can stretch a winning streak to nine for the first time since August 2004. Kansas City has lost nine of 10 and 16 of 20, dropping to 21-26. In only three of those 16 losses have the Royals scored more than three runs. Plate umpire Marty Foster ejected Kansas Citys Billy Butler for yelling from the dugout in the sixth, an inning after the designated hitter was called out on strikes and had words with Foster. Scioscia was tossed by Foster in the ninth. "Im not the only one who had a disagreement with him in this series," Butler said. "He said some things to me I didnt like and it got me fired up. Whenever I went and looked at video, it made me more mad. In the heat of the moment you react. It takes it to a different level. Thats unfortunate and I will try to control my emotions a little better. Im not going to say it isnt going to happen again, but its unfortunate." After Hamiltons home run, Davis walked two of his next three batters, Bruce Chen relieved, and J.B. Shuck and Erick Aybar hit consecutive RBI singles for a 3-2 lead. "He was throwing a pretty good game and then when Josh hit that homer everything started turning around," Williams said. "We already know our bats are there. Everybody is getting hot, not just Josh. Thats what we need. We need Josh to get back." Luke Hochevar walked Mark Trumbo and hit Howie Kendrick with a pitch in the eighth, and Shuck and Chris Iannetta hit consecutive run-scoring singles against Aaron Crow. Williams improved to 3-0 with a 2.03 ERA in his last four starts. Sean Burnett, who replaced Williams, threw only 10 pitches and left with left forearm tightness. Burnett came off the disabled list last week after missing 22 games with left forearm irritation. Scioscia said "well see in 24 hours" the extent of Burnetts injury. Ernesto Frieri pitched an eventful ninth for his 10th save in 11 chances, getting in trouble when he walked Chris Getz and gave up Alcides Escobars third hit of the game. Alex Gordon struck out, Jeff Francoeur flied out in a 12-pitch at-bat and Eric Hosmer grounded out, ending the 28-pitch innings. Davis did not allow a runner past second in the first six innings. "We got into trouble in the seventh," Davis said. "The walks put us in a bad spot. The biggest goal is to keep it at zero. With the way weve been playing, we needed a win." Kansas City built its lead on David Loughs two-out RBI triple in the second and a run-scoring throwing error by Williams on a pickoff attempt at first with runners at the corners in the fifth. George Kottaras drew his 10th walk in his 35th plate appearance and swiped second for his first steal since June 22, 2010. "We havent played well and we know it," Butler said. "Ill stand up and say were not playing the way we can. Its frustrating. A lot of guys in here are frustrated." NOTES: Scioscia said after the game RHP Jered Weaver, who threw a bullpen session Sunday, would start Wednesday against the Dodgers. Weaver went on the DL on April 8 with a broken left arm. ... RHP Tommy Hanson, who threw 75 pitches Saturday in a simulated game in Arizona, could rejoin the rotation this week. ... RHP Billy Buckner was designated for assignment, a day after he threw five scoreless innings to beat the Royals for his first major league victory since 2009. ... Angels RHP Kevin Jepsen was activated from the DL. ... RHP James Shields, who starts for the Royals on Monday against St. Louis, is 0-3 in four May starts. The Royals have scored a total of five runs in those four starts. Adidas Nmd Nere e Bianche. Vettel was 0.168 seconds faster than Red Bull teammate Mark Webber around the Suzuka circuit. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg was two tenths of a second off Vettel. "The car balance is decent, but I think we can still improve," Vettel said. Adidas NMD XR4. Jay Feely kicked a 41-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cardinals edged the Tennessee Titans 37-34 in overtime after blowing a 17-point lead late in the fourth quarter. Roman Josi had a goal and an assist to lead the Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Monday night. Adidas Nmd Italia. After taking two big hits this week -- losing at home and dropping back-to-back games for the first time all season -- Indiana struck back by playing its most complete game of the year. NMD City Sock 2 PK. -- The Bishops Gaiters are showing they belong among the countrys top varsity football teams. BALTIMORE -- Jeremy Guthries incentive to win had nothing to do with beating his former team. The right-hander was far more interested in helping the Kansas City Royals maintain the momentum they generated during the first five weeks of the season, and in that regard, his outing against the Baltimore Orioles was a success. Guthrie allowed one earned run in six innings, and the Royals hit a season-high three homers in a 6-2 victory Thursday night. Facing the Orioles for the first time since they traded him to Colorado in February 2012, Guthrie (5-0) gave up seven hits and three walks while lowering his ERA to 2.28. During his five seasons with Baltimore, Guthrie won 47 games and started three times on opening day. In his return to Camden Yards, his focus was entirely on helping the Royals end a three-game skid. "I was just trying to win the game," Guthrie said. "We had a nice April and were trying to stay consistent here and compete against good teams." And pitching against Baltimore? "I think someone else put it this way: Weve turned the page," Guthrie said. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said exactly that. "I didnt pay much attention to that part of it," Showalter said. "Weve kind of turned the page." After going 3-9 with Colorado, Guthrie has been a star for the Royals since his arrival last July. Hes 10-0 since Aug. 8 and has gone a franchise-record 18 straight starts without a loss. This outing was more of the same. "I executed a few pitches, made a couple mistakes," he said. "But our offence did what weve been doing all year when Ive been out there -- score big runs, tack on a couple of extra ones." Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer both connected against Freddy Garcia (0-1) with a runner on in the fourth inning to put Kansas City up 4-0. It was Gordons third home run in three games and Hosmers first in 145 at-bats dating to last year. Mike Moustakas homered in the seventh to make it 5-2. The Royals came in with an AL-low 19 home runs, so the three long balls served as a rare power surge. "We broke out and hit some homers," manager Ned Yost said. "(Hosmer) got on the board with a homer. Alex is swinging the bat really well. And Moose did a great job, left-on-left, hitting a slider. Good to see that." Chris Davis homered for the Orioles, whose season-high run of four straight wins ended. It was the fourth time this year that Baltimore missed a sweep by losing the final game of a series.dddddddddddd Making his second start with the Orioles, Garcia gave up four runs, five hits and a walk in six innings. "I felt pretty good," the right-hander said. "One bad inning, two bad pitches. I was behind in the count to both hitters and I gave up two home runs, five runs. I was trying to do my best and tried to keep the guys in the game. Thats all I can do." Baltimore got an unearned run in the second inning, courtesy of shortstop Alcides Escobars third error in two games. After Escobars poor throw enabled Adam Jones to reach first, Matt Wieters singled and J.J. Hardy drove in a run with a bloop single to centre. It was the first time in three starts that Guthrie gave up a run. He was coming off his first career shutout, a four-hitter against the White Sox Garcia retired the first 10 batters he faced, a streak that ended when Lorenzo Cain got an infield single with one out in the fourth. Gordon followed with a shot over the right-field scoreboard, and after Billy Butler singled, Hosmer hit an opposite-field drive into the left-field seats -- his first homer since Sept. 11. "It was definitely a sigh of relief," Hosmer said. "I knew it was a pretty long time. I wasnt too worried about it. I just wanted to stay with my approach and try to stay through the middle and not miss good pitches." Davis got the Orioles to 4-2 in the bottom half with his 10th home run. Moustakas greeted rookie reliever T.J. McFarland with a leadoff homer in the seventh. Moustakas also homered on Wednesday night. NOTES: The start of the game was delayed for 31 minutes while the grounds crew waited for a shower that never arrived. ... The Orioles placed RHP Miguel Gonzalez (thumb) on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Alex Burnett from Triple-A Norfolk. Burnett made his Baltimore debut in the eighth inning ... The Royals traded 3B Brandon Wood to Baltimore for cash. Wood, who was playing for Triple-A Omaha, will report to Norfolk. ... Baltimore leadoff hitter Nate McLouth has reached safely in 21 of his last 26 starts. ... Baltimore sends Jason Hammel (5-1) to the mound Friday night for the opener of a three-game series in Minnesota. The Royals head home for three games against New York. ... Steve Johnson will come off the disabled list and start for Baltimore on Saturday, Showalter said. Wholesale Jerseys  Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Authentic Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '


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