Reid Detmers started the game today pitching to Chad Wallach. Anthony Rendon rode the pine today with Gio Urshela manning third base in his stead. Detmers gave up a homer to the second batter of the game. He also hit Salvador Perez. The top of the first inning ended with the Royals up 1-0.
Taylor Ward walked to lead off the bottom of the first inning. Mike Trout hit a ground rule double to left to put men at second and third with no outs. Shohei Ohtani hit a sacrifice fly to make it 1-1 Angels.
Nothing much happened until the top of the fourth inning when Reid Detmers loaded the bases on two singles and a walk. He got Kyle Isbel to fly out to Mike Trout to end the threat.
Vinnie Pasquantino homered in the top of the sixth inning. 2-1 Royals. Taylor Ward answered with a homer to tie the game.
Mike Trout then homered to put the Angels in front 3-2.
Shohei Ohtani then homered to make it 4-2 Angels.
The Royals did manage to pick up one of those runs in the seventh inning on a Bobby Witt Jr. Home run. which brought us to the final score 4-3 Angels.
Photo credit: Rex Fregosi