After missing the first half of the season, Blake Stein is showing the Royals he can be a key member of their rotation next year. Stein allowed just three hits in 8 innings as the Royals beat Anaheim 5-1. Stein walked four and struck out 8 to improve to 7-4. Mike Sweeney extended his team record with his 136th RBI, and score his 100th run of the year.