Sat, Jul 07, 2012 - Page 19 News List

Nationals complete Giants sweep

AP, Washington

Baltimore’s Luis Ayala (2-2) took the loss.


In Cleveland, Ohio, Josh Tomlin pitched seven stellar innings to guide Cleveland past Tampa Bay.

Tomlin (5-5) limited the Rays to two hits; easily his best outing since April.

Choo Shin-soo led off the first with a homer off Jeremy Hellickson (4-5), Michael Brantley connected in the second and Travis Hafner homered in the eighth.

Luke Scott went none-for-three and set the Tampa Bay record by going 39 straight at-bats without a hit.

Thursday’s other results:

‧ Royals 9, Blue Jays 6

‧ Tigers 7, Twins 3

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