Angels take down Royals in Game 1

Angels take down Royals in Game 1

Gary Matthews went 2-for-4 with two runs batted in, as the Los Angeles Angeles defeated the Kansas City Royals 8-5 in Game 1 of their doubleheader on Tuesday.

Los Angeles cashed as -135 home favorites as the game played OVER the 10-run total set by oddsmakers.

Reggie Willits also drove in two runs for the Angels, while Ervin Santana got the win after giving up five runs over six innings for Los Angeles.

Billy Butler hit a two-run dinger for Kansas City, as Sidney Ponson was rocked for six runs over five innings to take the loss for the Royals.