Giants beat Angels 5-0 behind Lincecum for 3-game sweep

May 3, 2015 8:42 PM by Ross Field

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum pitched three-hit ball over eight innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Nori Aoki and Joe Panik hit consecutive first-inning home runs off Jered Weaver (0-4). San Francisco has won eight of 11 following a 4-10 start.

Lincecum (2-2) walked one and struck out four in eight scoreless innings, lowering his ERA to 2.40. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner also singled twice off Weaver.

Lincecum allowed only three runners in the first five innings then pitched out of two-on, no-outs jam in the sixth.

Jean Machi struck out Mike Trout and Albert Pujols in a hitless ninth.

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