Zach Greinke

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Zack Greinke delivers to a Los Angeles Angels batter during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 25, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke combined with four Royals relievers to hold the scuffling Angels to five hits, Michael A. Taylor drove in three runs, and Kansas City broke open a close game late for a 7-0 win over Los Angeles.

Emmanuel Rivera drove in a run during a four-run seventh, and MJ Melendez added a two-run homer in the eighth, helping to position the Royals for another shot at their first four-game win streak this season Tuesday night.

Amir Garrett earned the win in relief, while Noah Syndergaard allowed one run over 5 2/3 innings to take the loss.

The Royals and Rangers continue their 3-game series on Tuesday night. Coverage begins at 6:30, first pitch is set for 7:10 on News Talk WJAG, 780 AM and 105.9 FM. 

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