16 shots Tuesday to end a four-game

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A second straight complete game was not needed from C.J. Wilson, who had enough offensive and defensive support from his teammates to make working into the seventh enough. Mike Trout homered and threw out a runner at third base to complete an inning-ending double play, Chris Iannetta also went deep, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the punchless Kansas City Royals 6-1 Friday night. Wilson (6-3) allowed a run and four hits, struck out three and walked four in 6 1-3 innings. The left-hander also hit two batters, including leadoff man Nori Aoki with his 105th and final pitch. "He was swinging at everything, and I didnt want him to hit another little blooper," Wilson said. "So I wanted to throw a pitch that he was going to have to challenge him to swing hard at. It was up and in, and he stands completely over the plate. I would have tried to get out of the way." Aoki had two singles and a double, while the rest of the Royals offence produced just two hits. "Youre not going to score many runs when you get five hits on the night, and three are from one guy," manager Ned Yost said. Wilson, coming off a 127-pitch shutout against Tampa Bay last Saturday, threw fewer than 111 pitches for the first time in 10 starts this season. "Its frustrating. You make a lot of good pitches and they keep fouling them off. But you have to give them credit for working my pitch count up," he said. Sean Burnett retired Eric Hosmer on a grounder to second base for the final out of the seventh, after Kevin Jepsen relieved Wilson and struck out Alcides Escobar. It was Burnetts first appearance on a major league mound since May 26, 2013 after undergoing surgery on Aug. 7 to repair a torn flexor tendon in his left elbow. "From an emotional standpoint, were all rooting for him," Wilson said. "Its tough for a guy whos been working hard and has had more setbacks after almost a year. We need him, because he can be really effective." The Angels won for the 11th time in 14 games and are a season-best seven games over .500. Danny Duffy (2-4) gave up five runs and nine hits over six innings in his fourth start since he began filling in for Bruce Chen, who has a sore back. The 25-year-old left-hander was coming off a 1-0 victory against Baltimore in which he retired his first 20 batters. "I probably could have mixed it up a little better, but I got lazy on a couple of off-speed pitches and I paid the price," Duffy said. The Angels took a 2-1 lead in the second when Iannetta hit his fourth homer of the season with one out and No. 9 hitter Collin Cowgill hit a two-out RBI single. Royals centre fielder Lorenzo Cain robbed David Freese of a three-run homer in the seventh before C.J. Cron followed with an RBI single for the Angels to make it 6-1. Trout gave Wilson a little more breathing room with his ninth home run leading off the third. The Angels extended the margin to 5-1 in the sixth on Eric Aybars RBI single and a run-scoring double by Grant Green. The Royals were trailing 3-1 in the fifth when Aoki led off with a double. He tried to tag up on Hosmers one-out flyball to centre and was thrown out as Freese took Trouts throw on the fly and slapped the tag on Aoki. "Thats not a good chance he took right there," Yost said. "You never want to make the third out. We had Billy (Butler) coming up. Trout has a 70 arm, and when he catches the ball, you dont challenge in that situation." Alex Gordon opened the scoring with a two-out run-scoring single. NOTES: In his six starts at the "Big A" this season, Wilson has allowed only one home run -- a solo shot by Seattles Brad Miller on April 1. ... Angels hitting coach Don Baylor, who hasnt been in uniform since breaking his right leg while catching a ceremonial first pitch from Vladimir Guerrero on opening night, stopped by the ballpark and said his rehab is progressing well. He is hoping to return to the dugout and the batting cages sometime before the All-Star break. ... Burnett was coming off a six-game rehab assignment with Double-A Arkansas. OF/IB Efren Navarro was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake to make room for him on the 25-man roster. ... This was the fifth time since Iannetta and Wilson became teammates in 2012 that Iannetta homered when they were batterymates. Wilson is 5-0 in those games. Jerry Royster Jersey . He could have transferred when academic sanctions barred the Huskies from the NCAA tournament his junior season. Clete Boyer Braves Jersey . -- Get a flow chart ready to follow the Packers quarterback situation. https://www.cheapbraves.com/2343o-hoyt-w...sey-braves.html. - IndyCar racing officials expressed confidence on Monday that the NOLA Motorsports Park will be able to complete more $4. Bob Uecker Jersey . Joakim Nordstrom and Garret Ross also scored for Chicago and Corey Crawford made 30 saves. Tomas Tatar scored twice for Red Wings (2-3-0), Jonathan Ericsson added a goal and Gustav Nyquist had three assists. Max Fried Braves Jersey . Ho-Sang is a highly regarded prospect, as seen in TSNs Midseason Rankings. This was Game 3 of their playoff series and that wasnt the only strange incident in Londons 10-2 win over Windsor.The Ottawa Senators will celebrate Daniel Alfredssons career at Canadian Tire Centre tonight, but afterwards they have the New York Islanders to deal with. Watch the game live tonight in Senators region at 7:30pm et/8:30pm at. The game can also be heard live on TSN Radio Ottawa 1200 with coverage starting at 5:30pm et. The Senators (10-9-5) fell to 3-5 in overtime and shootouts Tuesday, their fifth defeat in six games. Clarke MacArthur leads the team with nine goals but his score Tuesday marked his first in seven games. Its good to get a point, but bittersweet to lose in overtime, MacArthur said. Right wing Bobby Ryan, whose eight assists rank third on Ottawa, missed his second straight game because of a broken finger. Craig Anderson continues to struggle in net, dropping his fourth straight start Tuesday. Hes given up at least three goals in six consecutive outings after starting the season 4-2-2 with a 1.72 GAA. He hasnt lost five straight starts since an eight-game skid from Jan. 21-Feb. 11, 2012. New York won both trips to Ottawa last season after dropping 22 of its previous 32 games there. The Islanders are the hottest team in the NHL, but theyll have to try to continue their success with a growing injury list. New York (18-7-0) is a league-best 12-2-0 since Nov. 5, averaging a plus-6.5 margin in shots per game after averaging a more modest plus-1.9 margin in its first 11 contests. Ryan Strome has five goals and six assists in that stretch while John Tavares has six goals and five assists. Strome scored in Tuesdays 3-2 overtime victory over Ottawa, while Tavares has one point in his last five meetings.dddddddddddd Thomas Hickey scored the winner, pushing the Islanders to 8-0 in games decided after regulation. Brock Nelson assisted on Hickeys goal and scored his team-leading 11th of the season in the second period. Jaroslav Halak tied a team record with his 10th straight win, matching Billy Smiths run in 1982. Its not clear if hell get the nod and a chance to pass that mark Thursday. Halak owns a 1.26 goals-against average during his winning streak, shaking off a rough stretch that saw him drop four of his first seven starts with a 3.44 GAA. He stopped 16 shots Tuesday to end a four-game personal losing streak versus Ottawa. It wasnt an easy game, Halak said. Its a team effort. I think everybody deserves the credit. New York put defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Lubomir Visnovsky on the injured list Wednesday. Boychuk, who ranks second among the teams blueliners with a plus-seven rating, has missed three games with a lower-body injury. Visnovsky, who is third at plus-five, has missed two in a row with an upper-body injury. The Islanders also lost another defenseman in Travis Hamonic to an upper-body injury Tuesday while right wing Cal Clutterbuck left with a lower-body injury. Both are day to day. New York did get some good news, though, with right wing Michael Grabner being activated. Grabner, who had 12 goals and 14 assists in 64 games last season, is expected to make his season debut after being out following hernia surgery. ' ' '

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