Tomlin, Damon lead Indians over Cardinals 6-2

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June 9th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) РJosh Tomlin scattered eight hits over seven innings, Johnny Damon hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat St. Louis 6-2 Friday night to send the Cardinals to their seventh loss in 10 games.  Tomlin (3-3) pitched shutout ball into the seventh, when he allowed a two-run single to pinch-hitter Matt Adams. He threw just 76 pitches, improving to 4-0 in interleague play. Jake Westbrook (4-6) gave up four runs Рthree earned Рand eight hits in six innings. He struck out seven and walked one.  Michael Brantley extended his hitting streak to 16 games for the Indians, who have won three of four.