ANAHEIM, Calif.  | Verlander throws 5-hit shutout, Astros blank Angels 2-0

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ANAHEIM, Calif.  | Verlander throws 5-hit shutout, Astros blank Angels 2-0

ANAHEIM, Calif.  — Justin Verlander pitched a five-hitter for his first shutout in three years and Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-0 on Wednesday night.

Verlander (5-2) was superb in ending his two-game skid, finishing with seven strikeouts to reach 2,500 for his career. He walked one and lowered his ERA from 1.21 to 1.05 with his fourth start of at least six innings without giving up a run this season.

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