©2011 Galesburg Broadcasting Co.
Read the latest local sports stories by clicking here
|Tomlin, Damon Lead Indians Over Cardinals
|ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Josh Tomlin scattered eight hits over seven innings, Johnny Damon hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat St. Louis 6-2 Friday night to send the Cardinals to their seventh loss in 10 games.
Tomlin (3-3) pitched shutout ball into the seventh, when he allowed a two-run single to pinch-hitter Matt Adams. He threw just 76 pitches, improving to 4-0 in interleague play.
Jake Westbrook (4-6) gave up four runs -- three earned -- and eight hits in six innings. He struck out seven and walked one.
Michael Brantley extended his hitting streak to 16 games for the Indians, who have won three of four.
(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)