GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Fausto Carmona bounced back from a poor start to pitch four dominant innings for the Cleveland Indians in a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.
Angels starter Dan Haren was nearly as strong over five innings, allowing four hits and two runs without a walk.
Carmona, touched for six runs over three innings Tuesday against Arizona, held the Angels hitless until Alberto Callaspo singled with one out in the fourth. The right-hander then got hot-hitting rookie Mark Trumbo to bounce into a double play.
Matt LaPorta, expected to provide some offense to Cleveland's lineup, turned in two scintillating plays at first base. He also doubled in three at_bats.
Asdrubal Cabrera had two hits and an RBI. He scored on a double by Shin-Soo Choo in the fourth and singled home Michael Brantley in the first.
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