Angels 7, Indians 2: C.J. Wilson labored through 5 1/3 innings to record his eighth win in nine decisions as visiting Los Angeles took advantage of a season-high four errors by Cleveland to win its second straight game.
J.B. Shuck drove in a pair with sacrifice flies and matched Josh Hamilton, Grant Green and Erick Aybar with two hits. Chris Nelson added an RBI single and Chris Iannetta scored twice for the Angels, who handed the Indians their sixth straight setback.
Michael Bourn and Drew Stubbs had RBI singles for Cleveland, which has been outscored 37-15 during its skid. The Indians remained four games behind Oakland in the race for the second wild-card in the American League.
Wilson (12-6) allowed two runs on seven hits and struck out six before exiting with runners on the corners with a 3-2 lead and one out in the sixth inning. Michael Kohn and Buddy Boshers got him out the jam before Los Angeles pulled away.
Ubaldo Jimenez (8-7) saw his throwing error in the fifth inning ultimately lead to his third loss in four outings. The 29-year-old Dominican fell to 0-4 versus the Angels after permitting three runs on five hits in 6 1/3 innings.
GAME NOTEBOOK: The Angels busted the game open in the eighth with four insurance runs - highlighted by a pair scoring on 2B Jason Kipnis' throwing error. ... Boshers was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday and made his major-league debut with two outs in the sixth inning. He struck out Kipnis to end the threat. ... Los Angeles failed to score in the first inning for the first time in seven contests.