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MLB: Los Angeles Angels 6, Kansas City 2

May 15, 2013 at 1:48 AM

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 15 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols and Howie Kendrick connected for solo home runs in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-2 win over visiting Kansas City Tuesday.

Pujols had two hits and Kendrick went 3-for-4 in support of Jason Vargas (2-3), who earned the victory by holding the Royals to two runs of five hits over seven-plus innings.

Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton chipped in with solo home runs for the Angels, who ended a two-game losing streak.

Los Angeles scored two runs in the fourth and added single runs in each consecutive inning while out-hitting the Royals 12-6.

Billy Butler had two RBI for Kansas City. The Royals lost for the fifth time in five starts.

Jeremy Guthrie (5-1) took the loss for the Royals, ending his streak of unbeaten starts at 18. Guthrie returned to Earth with five runs on 11 hits over seven innings.

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