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Infante's slam highlights Royals win over Angels

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Omar Infante capped Kansas City's seven- run third inning with his first career grand slam, and the Royals snapped the Angels' six-game winning streak with an 8-6 victory on Friday.

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored while Salvador Perez also recorded three hits for the Royals, who had dropped six of seven coming into the opener of this three-game series.

Kansas City's bullpen kept the Angels hitless over the final five innings, with Michael Mariot (1-0) picking up his first career win in relief of Jason Vargas, who was pulled after surrendering six runs on nine hits over four-plus frames.

C.J. Cron homered twice and drove in three runs, while Mike Trout added a solo homer for the Angels.

Matt Shoemaker (5-2) suffered his first loss of the season as a starter after yielding eight runs on 11 hits over just four innings of work.

06/27 23:26:02 ET

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