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Indians rout Angels

CLEVELAND (AP) ― Derek Lowe won for the first time in more than a month and the Cleveland Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 12-3 on Wednesday.

Lowe (8-6) gave up three runs and 11 hits in six innings for his first win in six starts since June 1. The 39-year-old right-hander was 0-3 with a 7.71 ERA in five outings between victories.

Michael Brantley hit a three-run homer in the first inning off Ervin Santana (4-9) and Casey Kotchman had a three-run shot in a six-run second as Cleveland took a 9-1 lead.

Johnny Damon had a season-high three of Cleveland’s 14 hits.

The Indians totaled 21 runs in two wins after being shut out 3-0 in the series opener.

Brantley connected with two outs in the first for his second homer, following two-out walks to Jason Kipnis and Travis Hafner.

Washington 9, San Francisco 4

Philadelphia 9, NY Mets 2

Pittsburgh 6, Houston 4

NY Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 3

Oakland 3, Boston 2

Miami 7, Milwaukee 6

Baltimore 4, Seattle 2

Chicago 5, Texas 4

Toronto 4, Kansas City 1

Chicago Cubs 5, Atlanta 1

St. Louis 4, Colorado 1

LA Dodgers 4, Cincinnati 1

Detroit 5, Minnesota 1

San Diego 8, Arizona 6