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Orioles Shut Out Angels, 5-0

Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Josh Bell hit a two-run homer and Kevin Millwood pitched his best game of the season, as the Baltimore Orioles shut down the Angels, 5-0, in the second test of a three-game series.

Millwood (3-14) gave up six hits over eight scoreless innings for the Orioles, who have won three of four. He also struck out five and walked one in just his third victory of the year.

Craig Tatum, Jake Fox, and Cesar Izturis each drove in a run for Baltimore, which leads the season series with Los Angeles, 5-0.

Scott Kazmir (8-12) went 5 2/3 frames, allowing four runs on eight hits to suffer the loss for the Angels, who have dropped five of six.

Los Angeles stranded Peter Bourjos at second after he hit a two-out double in the third. Torii Hunter hit a two-out double of his own during the Angels' next at-bat, but Hideki Matsui flied out.

Bell broke a scoreless tie with his two-run homer to right in the fifth.

The O's added two more runs in the sixth to make it 4-0. Ty Wigginton doubled and crossed the plate on Fox's one-out infield single. Izturis added an RBI single later in the frame.

The Angels stranded runners on the corners in the seventh.

Tatum's RBI single in the eighth accounted for the final margin.

Baltimore was without outfielder Adam Jones (left shoulder) and second baseman Brian Roberts (left hip)...At 15-11, the Orioles recorded their first winning month since they went 15-12 in June of 2008. The last winning August for the O's came in 1997 (18-10)...Millwood improved to 6-5 lifetime against the Angels...Alberto Callaspo of Los Angeles extended his hitting streak to 13 games after going 1-for-4.