ANAHEIM, Calif. -AP- Matt Shoemaker allowed three hits in six innings during his best start of the season, Mike Trout and Luis Valbuena homered, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0 on Friday night.
Shoemaker (2-1) found his 2016 form for the first time this season, striking out seven and walking one.
Shoemaker shuts down Tigers, Trout homers in Angels' 7-0 win
He improved to 3-1 with a 0.83 ERA lifetime against the Tigers.
The Angels scored runs against Jordan Zimmerman (3-2) in four of his six innings. Valbuena's solo home run started the scoring in the second and Trout's two-run blast completed it in the eighth.
Zimmerman was charged with five runs on 10 hits and three walks in his 5 1/3 innings.
The Angels had 14 hits, including three each from Valbuena and Cliff PenningtonAndrelton Simmons and Kole Calhoun had two apiece.

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