Tillman earns 12th win as Orioles beat Angels 4-2

Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy, right, rounds the bases past third base coach Bobby Dickerson after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Baltimore, Sunday, July 10, 2016. Baltimore won 4-2. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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BALTIMORE (AP) Chris Tillman pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Chris Davis and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tim Lincecum and the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Sunday.

Adam Jones and Pedro Alvarez had three hits apiece for the Orioles, who improved to 33-14 at home and reached the All-Star break in first place in the AL East with a 51-36 record.

The Orioles lead the majors with 137 home runs, the most they've ever hit before the break.

Tillman (12-2) didn't have a perfect inning until the seventh. But the right-hander allowed only one runner past second base and offset his season-high five walks with five strikeouts.

Brad Brach worked the eighth and Zach Britton got three outs for his 27th save in 27 opportunities.

Lincecum (1-3) gave up three runs and nine hits in 5 2/3 innings.