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Topeka Capital-Journal Apr 27, 2016

Former Royal Johnny Giavotella's 3-run HR helps Angels beat Edinson Volquez, KC, 9-4, on 'weird night'

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jered Weaver can be a bit sensitive on the subject of his diminished velocity. Over the past couple years, he’s made a habit of changing the subject to anything but his pitching once the radar gun comes up. Tuesday night, the three-time All-Star had a good reason to go on a different direction in his postgame analysis. Johnny Giavotella drove in three runs with his first homer of the season, Mike Trout and Carlos Perez had two-run singles against Edinson Volquez and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 9-4. read more

Hats off: Royals' Edinson Volquez acing tough tests, caps opening night with win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Aces seem to be getting fewer and fewer across baseball, but the Kansas City Royals may have one after all. Right-hander Edinson Volquez outdueled New York Mets ace Matt Harvey on opening night this past Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Dating back to last year’s World Series, it was Volquez’s third straight start against Harvey, and the Royals are now 3-0 against the Dark Knight. read more

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