Tigers homer on 2 straight pitches, top Angels 5-2



DETROIT (AP) — Prince Fielder and Delmon Young homered on consecutive pitches in the sixth inning to support Max Scherzer and help the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 on Sunday.

Scherzer (14-6) gave up one run and struck out nine over seven innings. Joaquin Benoit struck out two more in a perfect eighth, and Jose Valverde struck out another batter while closing it out.

Angels starter Ervin Santana (7-11) allowed four runs and five hits over seven innings.