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Weaver Wins 15th As Angels Blank A’s In MLB

By on August 7th, 2012

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jered Weaver becomes the first pitcher to win 15 games after he blanks the Oakland A’s 4-0 Monday night; Weaver is now 15-1 this season.

In other American League games, Justin Verlander struck out 14 and won his 12th game as Detroit downs New York 7-2; Minnesota hammers fading Cleveland 14-3; Chicago stays hot with a 4-2 win over Kansas City; Boston downs Texas 9-2 and Baltimore moves to within a half game of the wild card lead with a 3-1 win over Seattle.

In the National League, Milwaukee cools off Cincinnati 6-3 and Pittsburgh gains a game on the Reds in the NL Central with a 4-0 win against Arizona.   Atlanta beats Philadelphia 6-1 as Ben Sheets wins again for the Braves on the mound.   St.Louis downs San Francisco 8-2 while Colorado blanks Los Angeles 2-0.


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