Indians' Lowe beats error-prone Angels 4-0

3:18 PM, Apr 29, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND - Derek Lowe pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning and the Cleveland Indians scored three runs on Angels errors to beat Los Angeles 4-0 Sunday.

Lowe (4-1) retired 12 batters on ground balls, including Albert Pujols three times. Pujols also struck out against reliever Chris Perez, extending his career-long homerless streak to 117 at-bats.

Ervin Santana (0-5), in his first start against Cleveland since throwing a no-hitter at Progressive Field last July 27, allowed two unearned runs over seven innings. The runs scored when nine-time Gold Glove outfielder Torii Hunter lost a routine two-out fly ball in the sun for an error in the fifth.

Los Angeles has totaled only 11 runs while losing six of seven.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Associated Press

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