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Athletics’ Colon reaches 13 wins, shuts out Angels

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Published: Sunday, July 21, 2013 11:20 p.m. CST

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Bartolo Colon pitched a four-hitter Sunday for his third shutout this season, and center fielder Chris Young robbed Albert Pujols of a home run to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels, 6-0.

Colon (13-3) tied Max Scherzer and Adam Wainwright for the major league lead in wins while reducing his ERA to 2.52. Colon is 10-1 with a 1.46 ERA over his past 12 outings.

Tigers 4, Royals 1: At Kansas City, Mo., Miguel Cabrera and Andy Dirks homered as Detroit beat Kansas City to avoid being swept.

Doug Fister (8-5) picked up the victory with six strong innings, yielding a run, while allowing six hits and striking out five and walking one.

Orioles 4, Rangers 2: At Arlington, Texas, Chris Tillman pitched eight innings, and surging Baltimore beat Texas to sweep a three-game series.

Indians 7, Twins 1: At Minneapolis, Justin Masterson (11-7) took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Cleveland beat Minnesota to avoid a three-game sweep.

Rays 4, Blue Jays 3: At Toronto, Luke Scott and Kelly Johnson hit back-to-back home runs, Evan Longoria also went deep, and Tampa Bay survived a late scare to beat Toronto, completing a three-game sweep.

Mariners 12, Astros 5: At Houston, Nick Franklin hit his first career grand slam to back a scoreless start by Felix Hernandez, and Seattle rolled past Houston for its sixth straight victory.

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