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. They fell farther into last place in the AL West by being shut out for the fourth time overall. Cleveland leads the AL Central.
Pujols is homerless in 22 games since signing his $240 million contract with the Angels. In 2006, he set an April record with 14 homers for St. Louis. Th...