Luke Hochevar took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals got solo homers from Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas against Dan Haren in a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday. Albert Pujols got his first hit with Los Angeles, a double in the fourth. Hochevar (1-0) was charged with two runs and five hits over 6 1/3 innings in his season debut. The right-hander, who was the first overall pick in the 2006 draft by the Royals and their opening- day starter last year, came in 0-3 with a with an 8.02 ERA in his four previous starts against the Angels. Haren (0-1) gave up five runs and 11 hits over 5 1/3 innings and struck out five.
MLB: Kansas City Royals vs. Los Angeles Angels