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Hafner Lifts Indians to Win Over Angels

Speier's no K-Rod for LA; Westbrook goes distance for Cleveland

(Newser) - Travis Hafner hit a two-run homer off emergency closer Justin Speier with two outs in the ninth inning, and Jake Westbrook earned his first complete game since 2006. Speier, forced to close because of Francisco Rodriguez's ankle problems, got the last out in the eighth and retired his first... More »

Indians Zing Zumaya & Tigers in the 10th

Closing pitcher hands the Tribe 2½-game lead in AL Central

(Newser) - The Indians bested the Tigers 3-1 last night, clinching a 2-1 series win and climbing to 2½ games ahead of Detroit in the American League Central division. Though starters Jake Westbrook and Nate Robertson pitched shutouts through eight innings, Tigers closer Joel Zumaya surrendered three hits to Victor Martinez, Kenny... More »

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