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Matt Shoemaker keeps scoreless streak going, but Angels lose in 12 innings

Matt Shoemaker keeps scoreless streak going, but Angels lose in 12 innings

There was a time, and not too long ago, when the questions about Matt Shoemaker were unpleasant ones. Was Shoemaker a one-year wonder? How long could the Angels keep him in their starting rotation? How could he possibly remain there when Jered Weaver came off the disabled list? There is one question now, and for Shoemaker a much happier one: When will he give up another run? Shoemaker on Tuesday extended his scoreless streak to 19 innings. If he pitches a scoreless first inning in his next start, his earned-run average would drop below 4.00 for the first time since the fifth inning of his first start this season. He was long gone by the time Tuesday's game ended, in the 12th...

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