Dodgers edge Angels 2-1 with Haren in charge道奇邊緣天使2-1哈倫負責
August 8, 2014, 12:00 am TWN
Elsewhere, Toronto ended a run of four-straight defeats by beating American League East leader Baltimore, closing the gap between the teams to four games.
The win over their city rivals kept the Dodgers 2-1/2 games clear atop the National League West, ahead of San Francisco, which won at Milwaukee, while the Angels missed a chance to gain ground in the American League West after Oakland was beaten at home by Tampa Bay.
ANAHEIM, California -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Dan Haren did not allow a single base-runner over the first five innings. laying the foundation for a 2-1 win at the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday in the third game of the Freeway Series.
Haren (9-9) gave up only three hits while pitching into the eighth inning to rediscover his best form after mixed recent performances.
Matt Kemp homered and Andre Ethier had an RBI double to account for all the Dodgers' runs and boost their majors-leading road record to 35-23.
Toronto's Drew Hutchison came within one out of his second career complete game, guiding the Blue Jays to a much-needed 5-1 win over Baltimore.
Hutchison (8-9) struck out eight and allowed just one hit, a solo homer by Chris Davis in the second. After that homer he retired 22 successive batters but was replaced after issuing a walk with two outs in the ninth.
Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs and Melky Cabrera had three hits for the Blue Jays.
Tampa Bay's Jeremy Hellickson earned his first victory of the season by steering the Rays to a 7-3 win at Oakland, avoiding a series sweep.
Hellickson (1-1) allowed two hits and no walks in seven innings. After off-season elbow surgery, Hellickson had not won or even last five innings in his previous three starts this year.
Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer for the Rays in the fourth inning; just the fourth homer this season conceded by A's starter Sonny Gray.
San Francisco's Michael Morse and Pablo Sandoval each drove in three runs to power the Giants to a 7-4 win at Milwaukee.
Morse had only eight RBIs in his previous 50 games but got the early runs to put San Francisco on top, and Sandoval added a two-run homer in the eighth.
Giants' starter Ryan Vogelsong (7-8) gave up one run in six innings to win consecutive starts for the first time since May.
New York's Chris Capuano outpitched Justin Verlander to led the Yankees to a 5-1 win over Detroit
Capuano gave up one unearned run in 6 2-3 innings, striking out eight and walking one. Adam Warren (2-5) got four outs for the win.
Seattle handed Atlanta its eighth straight loss, with Dustin Ackley and Logan Morrison hitting home runs in the third inning to beat the Braves 7-3.Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered for New York, which finished 2-1 in three games against the Tigers' powerful trio of pitching aces: Max Scherzer, David Price and Verlander.
The Braves were swept at Dodger Stadium and San Diego before losing two at Safeco Field.
Ackley led off the third with a home run, and Morrison added a three-run shot for a 5-3 lead. Robinson Cano doubled twice and scored two runs for Seattle.
Pittsburgh's Josh Harrison had three hits to extend his hot streak and lead the Pirates to a 7-3 win over Miami.
Harrison hit a double and scored twice. He is 20 for 44 during a 10-game hitting streak, with six doubles, one triple and five home runs.
Pittsburgh starter Jeff Locke (3-3) gave up three runs in the first two innings, and then shut out the Marlins over his last five.
Washington's Doug Fister held New York scoreless over the first seven innings to guide the Nationals to a 7-1 win over the Mets.
Fister (11-3) allowed one unearned run in 7 1-3 innings. He struck out seven and reduced his season ERA to 2.49.
Adam LaRoche hit a two-run drive in the first inning and a solo shot in the eighth; his 23rd career multihomer game. Danny Espinosa went deep in the sixth for the NL East-leading Washington, which increased its lead over sputtering Atlanta to four games.
Cincinnati starter Mat Latos pitched held Cleveland scoreless into the eighth inning and chipped in with a hit as the Reds beat the Indians 8-3 in the first of seven-straight home games.
Boston's Xander Bogaerts drove in two runs, including a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, to lift the Red Sox to a 2-1 victory at St. Louis.
Kansas City's Mike Moustakas homered and drove in all four of his team's runs as the Royals edged Arizona 4-3.
San Diego center fielder Alexi Amarista made a game-saving catch in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Seth Smith followed with a solo homer in the 10th to lift the Padres to a 5-4 win over Minnesota.
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