Iannetta's HR in 8th lifts Angels over Royals

By: (AP) JOE RESNICK
By: (AP) JOE RESNICK
Chris Iannetta hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning Sunday, lifting the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 4-3.

Kansas City Royals pitcher Tim Collins throws during baseball spring training Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) _ Chris Iannetta hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning Sunday, lifting the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 4-3.

Reliever Tim Collins (0-3) retired the first batter in the eighth before Iannetta lined a drive into the lower seats in the left-field corner for his fifth homer of the season and second of the series.

Michael Kohn (2-1) pitched a scoreless inning. Ernesto Frieri got three outs for his sixth save, retiring Alcides Escobar on a popup with a runner on third.


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