Cleveland, OH, United States (NewsBahn) – Matt Shoemaker tossed eight strong innings and his teammates backed him up with four homers as the Los Angeles Angels blasted the Cleveland Indians 9-3 Tuesday night.
Mike Trout hit two of the round-trippers and drove in four runs for the victors, who scored four runs in the fifth to pull away.
Angels leadoff hitter Cole Kalhoun rapped four of the Angels 15 hits, knocking in a pair of runs and crossing home plate three times.
Shoemaker was stellar, fanning 10 batters while allowing just five hits and just one walk in improving to 4-1.
Indians starter Josh Tomlin was knocked around in allowing 11 hits and six runs over 5.1 innings and fell to 4-4.
Lonnie Chisenhall homered for the Tribe, while Howie Kendrick and Calhoun went yard for the Angels.