LOS ANGELES — In Anaheim, Jered Weaver pitched the secondno-hitter Wednesday in the majors in less than two weeks, as LosAngeles routed Minnesota 9-0. Weaver struck out nine and walked only one, with the Twins nevercoming close to getting a hit against the All-Star. Weaver (4-0) got his final out when Alexi Casilla hit a long flyball that was caught at the right-field warning track. The Angels completed a three-game sweep of a Twins team that hasnot had a hit for 15 innings. Minnesota’s Liam Hendriks (0-2) took the loss.
Blue Jays 11, Rangers 5 Toronto’s Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-runhomer and Kelly Johnson added a two-run drive to power the BlueJays to an 11-5 win over Texas on Wednesday, giving the Rangersconsecutive losses for the first time this season. Toronto piled on six runs in the fourth inning, chasing Texasstarter Matt Harrison (3-2) who allowed eight runs tying hiscareer worst in just 3 1-3 innings. He has given up 15 runs over8 1-3 innings in his past two outings. Blue Jays starter Ricky Romero (4-0) gave up six hits in eightinnings and struck out a season-high six. Orioles 5, Yankees 0 In New York, Jake Arrieta pitched eightscoreless innings to steer Baltimore past New York.
Arrieta (2-2) tied a career best with nine strikeouts and did notissue a single walk as the Orioles earned a rare series win in NewYork with a team pitching effort not seen since the days of JimPalmer and Mike Flanagan. The Yankees were held to two runs or fewer in three straight homegames for the first time since 1978. New York starter Ivan Nova (3-1) was aiming to match Roger Clemens’team record of 16 straight winning decisions, but took the loss. Rockies 8, Dodgers 5 Colorado’s Jason Giambi launched a three-runhomer in the ninth inning, lifting the Rockies to an 8-5 win overthe Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. The Dodgers had scored twice in the eighth, but Colorado bouncedback for three in the bottom half for a 5-3 lead. Genuine HTC Car Charger
Los Angeles tiedit with two runs in the ninth. L.A. reliever Jamey Wright (1-1) walked the first two batters hefaced in Colorado’s ninth, and they were bunted over to second andthird base. With first base open, the Dodgers elected not to walkGiambi, who hit Scott Elbert’s pitch long over the centerfieldfence. Incase iPad Car Charger
Carlos Gonzalez earlier hit two home runs for the Rockies. Nationals 5, Diamondbacks 4 In Washington, Ian Desmond hit agame-ending two-out homer to give Washington victory over Arizona. In the sixth inning, Bryce Harper stumbled as he tried to catch afly ball but managed to take the catch in his ungloved right hand. Harper, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 draft, had his firstmultihit game with two doubles, including one leading off the ninthinning that set the stage for Desmond’s winning shot. China Samsung Galaxy S2 Chargers
The Nationals snapped their own five-game losing streak and endedthe three-game winning streak of the Diamondbacks. Washington’s Henry Rodriguez (1-1) struck out two in the top of theninth to earn the win. Arizona’s J.J. Putz (0-2) blew the save andtook the loss.
Other games on Wednesday: Astros 8, Mets 1 Cubs 3, Reds 1 Padres 5, Brewers 0 Athletics 4, Red Sox 2 Indians 6, White Sox 3 Royals 3, Tigers 2 Rays 5, Mariners 4.