ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Shoemaker scattered six hits and struck out a career-high 13 in his first complete game in the majors, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Chicago White Sox 1-0 on Saturday night.
James Shields threw a two-hitter but was outdueled by Shoemaker, who walked none.
Shoemaker (5-9) has allowed only four earned runs in his last five home starts.
Adam Eaton doubled to lead off the ninth and Melky Cabrera singled with one out to put runners on the corners, but Shoemaker struck out Todd Frazier and Justin Morneau to end the game.
Shields (4-11) allowed a leadoff triple to Yunel Escobar in the first inning but wouldn’t allow another hit until the eighth.
He walked two, struck out two and threw just 91 pitches.