MLB: Los Angeles Angels 3, Seattle 0

May 25, 2012 at 12:39 AM

SEATTLE, May 25 (UPI) -- Dan Haren struck out 14 and snapped a personal four-game losing streak Thursday, carrying the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-0 win over Seattle.

Haren (2-5) recorded the sixth shutout and 16th complete game in his 10-year career. He was making his 266th major league start.

The Angels won their third in a row after losing three straight, getting off to a good start when Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first. It was his fifth of the season.

Haren had not won since allowing a lone earned run against Cleveland on April 28. He gave up four hits to the Mariners and did not walk a batter.

After Dustin Ackley singled to open the Seattle first, Haren retired 15 in a row. Only two Seattle runners reached second base.

Pujols scored the other Los Angeles run in the sixth on a single by Kendrys Morales.

The loss went to Jason Vargas (5-4), who allowed the three runs on seven hits over seven innings. Vargas struck out six.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Steve Kerr takes leave from Golden State Warriors for back rehab
Hall of Famer Warren Sapp avoids jail in plea deal
Report: Miami Marlins interview Bo Porter for manager's job
Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler practices, might return in Week 4 from hamstring injury