GAME: Angels (71-62, 3rd, AL West, – 7.5 GB) at Mariners (64-70, 4th, AL West, – 15.0 GB). GAME #: 135. SERIES: 3rd of 3 games. MEETING: 13th (Angels lead 8-4). WHEN: Sunday, 1:10 p.m., Safeco Field. PROBABLE PITCHERS: RHP Jered Weaver (Los Angeles, 16-3, 2.85) vs. RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (Seattle, 5-3, 3.40). STREAKS: Mariners L 2; Angels W 5. TV: ROOT Sports, MLB TV. RADIO: ESPN 710-AM (Seattle), Mariners Radio Network
The Mariners have dropped eight of 12 games to the LA Angels this season, including Saturday’s contest in which the Halos chased ace Felix Hernandez in a 5-2 loss. Their chances of a recovery Sunday don’t appear to be great with Jered Weaver taking his turn.
Although Weaver lost his most recent start against Seattle (Aug. 12 in Anaheim), his season record is remarkable: 16-3, a 2.85 ERA and an American League-leading 0,98 WHIP. Weaver has traditionally been hell on the Mariners, going 12-5, 3.01 in his career.
Weaver will oppose Isashi Iwakuma, who has made a strong contribution since he moved into the rotation at midseason. Iwakuma has won three consecutive decisions and four of his past five.
The Mariners are in the midst of three consecutive day games, something that hasn’t happened at Safeco Field since Sept. 4-6, 1999. Sunday’s game starts at 1:05 p.m. and Monday’s Labor Day contest against the Boston Red Sox goes off at 1:10 p.m. As a reminder, Wednesday’s series-ender with Boston has been moved from 12:40 p.m. (the time listed on pocket schedules) to 7:10 p.m. But before that, a closer look at Sunday’s probables:
MARINERS: RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (5-3, 3.40 ERA, 1.30 WHIP)
The 31-year-old Iwakuma, in his first major league season, makes his 11th start and second against the Angels (he also made a relief appearance June 5). Iwakuma, who started the season as a reliever and then stretched out to become a starter during a minor league assignment, has won his last three decisions and four of his last five and is coming off a 5-2 win at Minnesota Aug. 28.
A native of Tokyo, the 6-3, 190-pound Iwakuma signed with the Mariners as a free agent Jan. 5, following an 11-year career in his native country. Iwakuma pitched for Osaka Kintetsu from 2001-04, and for Rakuten from 2005-11. His record was 107-69, 3.25 ERA.
In 2004, Iwakuma started out 12-0 en route to a 15-2 record and 3.45 ERA. He had his only 20-win season in 2008 when he went 21-4, 1.87 ERA in 28 starts. Iwakuma won Japans equivalent of the Cy Young award.
In 2008, Iwakuma was named the Pacific League Most Valuable Player and also named an NPB All-Star.
Iwakuma played in the 2004 Olympics and in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, where he won a gold medal.
Iwakuma has pitched at least 5.0 innings in all nine of his starts and has worked at least 7.0 in two of his past three. He also has two saves, May 30 at Texas and June 2 at Chicago.
Iwakuma continues to allow plenty of baserunners, but is proving to be a master at getting out of jams. The Mariners have won five of the right-handers past six starts. Iwakuma has allowed just one earned run in his last three outings.
- LAST START: Aug. 28 at Minnesota, won 5-2; one unearned run and one hit in 6.0 innings; four strikeouts and four walks; 92 pitches, 49 for strikes.
- LAST VS. ANGELS: Aug. 11 at Anaheim, won 7-4; three earned runs on six hits over 7.0 innings; four strikeouts, one walk, one home run; 86 pitches, 58 for strikes.
- CAREER VS. ANGELS: 1-0, 2.70 ERA in two games, including one start, covering 10.0 innings; five strikeouts to two walks; 4.5 strikeouts per nine innings; one home run.
- AT SAFECO FIELD: 3-2, 2.42 in 13 games, including six starts, covering 52.0 innings; 46 strikeouts to 23 walks; 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings; six home runs.
- LOVES TO FACE: Alberto Callaspo, Kendrys Morales, Albert Pujols, all 0-for-4.
- HATES TO FACE: Vernon Wells (3-for-3) Mark Trumbo (1-for-1).
Iwakuma / 2012
- June 27 (L, 1-1): First loss in first career start; one earned run on one hit in a 2-1 setback to Oakland; no strikeouts or walks.
- July 2 (ND, 1-1): Three earned runs on three hits in 5.0 innings in a 6-3 win over Baltimore; struck out four, walked three.
- July 15 (L, 1-2): Four earned runs on seven hits in 5.0 innings; no strikeouts, three walks, one home run.
- July 20 (ND, 1-2): At Tampa Bay, lost 4-3; two earned runs on six hits over 6.0 innings. fanned a career-high seven and walked three; one home run.
- July 25 (ND, 1-2): At Safeco Field, no-decision in Seattles 5-2 loss to the New York Yankees; one earned run on six hits over 5.0 innings; struck out three, walked one, one home run.
- July 30 (W, 2-2): Vs. Toronto at Safeco Field, won 4-1; one earned run on four hits in 8.0 innings; walked three and struck out 13, establishing a record for a Mariners rookie.
- Aug. 5 (L, 2-3): At New York, lost 6-2; three earned runs on seven hits in 5.0 innings; four strikeouts, two walks, one home run; 101 pitches, 64 for strikes.
- Aug. 11 (W, 3-3): At Anaheim, won 7-4; three earned runs on six hits over 7.0 innings; four strikeouts to one walk; one home run; 86 pitches, 58 for strikes.
- Aug. 17 (W, 4-3): At Safeco Field, defeated Minnesota 5-3; no earned runs in 7.0 innings; four hits, six strikeouts, one walk, 97 pitches, 65 for strikes.
- Aug. 22 (ND, 4-3): At Safeco Field, took a no-decision in Seattles 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians; one earned run on six hits in 5.2 innings; five strikeouts to three walks; no home runs.
- Aug. 28 (W, 5-3): At Minnesota, won 5-2; one unearned run and one hit in 6.0 innings; four strikeouts and four walks; 92 pitches, 49 for strikes.
ANGELS: RHP Jered Weaver (16-3, 2.85 ERA, 0.98 WHIP)
The 29-year-old Weaver, in his seventh major league season, all with the Angels, makes his 25th start and second against the Mariners. The American League leader in wins (16), winning percentage (.938), ERA and WHIP (0.98), Weaver won 10 consecutive decisions from May 18-Aug. 6, but has since lost two of his past four. He is coming off a no-decision against the Boston Red Sox Aug. 28 in Anaheim.
A native of Northridge, CA., the 6-7, 210-pound Weaver, brother one one-time Mariner Jeff Weaver, attended Simi Valley (CA.) High School and Cal State Long Beach. The Angels selected him in the first round (12th pick) of the 2004 amateur draft.
Weaver worked in the Angels minor league system until May 27, 2006, when he made his major league debut in a 10-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Weaver collected the victory, scattering three hits over 7.0 innings.
Weaver went 11-2 in 2006 and has reached double figures in wins every season since. He is a three-time All-Star (2010, 2011, 2012) and has his best statistical season in 2011 when he went 18-8, 2.41 and finished second in Cy Young voting.
Weaver has won at least 13 games in a season five times in seven years. In 2007, he led the American League in strikeouts with 233.
- 2012: Weaver has pitched into the seventh inning 14 times and has allowed three or fewer runs 18 times. He threw his first career no-hitter May 2 vs. Minnesota, recording nine strikeouts and just one walk. Weaver has been hit hard just twice, on May 13 at Texas when he surrendered eight earned runs in 3.1 innings, and Aug. 17, when he allowed nine earned runs in a 15-3 loss to Tampa Bay.
- LAST START: Aug. 28 at Anaheim, took a no-decision in L.A.’s 6-5 win over the Red Sox; four earned runs on seven hits in 7.0 innings; five strikeouts to one walk; one home run.
- LAST VS. MARINERS: Aug. 12 in Anaheim, lost 4-1; three earned runs on four hits in 7.0 innings; five strikeouts to two walks; two home runs (both by Jesus Montero).
- CAREER VS. MARINERS: 12-5, 3.01 ERA 23 starts covering 153.1 innings; 114 strikeouts to 33 walks; 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings; 1.16 WHIP; 15 home runs.
- AT SAFECO FIELD: 5-4, 4.48 ERA in 11 starts covering 70.1 innings; 51 strikeouts to 16 walks; 6.5 strikeouts per nine innings; nine home runs.
- LOVES TO FACE: Miguel Olivo (1-for-15, .067 BA), John Jaso (1-for-8, .125 BA), Brendan Ryan (2-for-13, .154 BA), Justin Smoak (3-for-19, .158 BA), Dustin Ackley (2-for-11, .182 BA).
- HATES TO FACE: Jesus Montero (3-for-6, .500 BA), Michael Saunders (4-for-14, .286 BA), Chone Figgins (5-for-19, .263 BA).
- CURRENT MARINERS VS. WEAVER: 33-for-170, .194 BA, four home runs, 40 strikeouts.
AL WEST STANDINGS
MARINERS / STATS NOTES
- CURRENT HOME STAND: Three vs. L.A. Angels (Friday-Sunday), three vs. the Boston Red Sox (Monday-Wednesday), three vs. Oakland Athletics (Sept. 7-9).
- MARINERS VS. ANGELS: Mariners 234-293 all-time vs. the Angels, including 51-67 at Safeco Field. Angels swept Seattle at Safeco in a four-game series May 24-27; Mariners took two out of three in Anaheim June 4-6, and two out of three in Anaheim Aug. 10-12. Mariners last swept a three-game series from the Angels at Safeco Sept. 12-14, 2005; Angels last swept a three-game series in Seattle June 4-6, 2010.
- LOG: Felix Hernandez lost 5-2 Saturday, his first defeat since June 12. He allowed four earned runs in 7.1 innings and is 0-2 with a 5.75 ERA in three starts vs. the Angels. His ERA against the rest of baseball is 2.16 . . . Over his past 15 starts, Fernandez is 9-1 with a 1.62 ERA . . . Mariners have lost two in a row at Safeco Field after winning 15 of 16 . . . Michael Saunders sat out Saturday after re-tweaking his groin Friday and will likely miss a few more days . . . Mariners recalled two players from AAA Tacoma, OF Carlos Peguero and RHP Erasmo Ramirez and plan to call up more once the PCL season concludes. Most likely to be summoned: Mike Carp, Casper Wells, Alex Liddi, Shawn Kelley and Hector Noesi. . . . The Mariners signed 16-year-old Dominican prospect Leurys Vargas Friday. The corner infielder bats left and throws right.
- SEASON SUMMARY: Series Record: Won 19, Split 2, Lost 23 . . . Sweeps: 6; Swept: 5 . . . Longest Win Streak: 8 (Aug. 15-21); Longest Losing Streak: 7 (April 28-May 4) . . . vs. AL East: 14-23; vs. AL Central: 24-16; vs. AL West: 17-21; vs. LAA: 4-8; vs. Oak: 7-6; vs. Tex: 6-7; vs. NL West: 8-10; vs. Interleague: 8-10 . . . Biggest Lead: 1.0, April 7; Farthest Behind: 17.5, July 15 . . . Most Runs Scored: 21, May 30 at Texas (21-8); Most Runs Allowed: 11, April 9 at Texas . . . Walk-Off Wins: 6, May 7, first since Sept. 14, 2011 vs. New York, and first via a sacrifice fly (John Jaso) since Sept. 14, 2007 vs. Tampa Bay (Jose Guillen); June 17 vs. San Francisco (Justin Smoak ninth-inning single); June 28 vs. Boston (Jaso ph ninth-inning single); June 30 vs. Boston (Chone Figgins sacrifice fly 11th inning); Aug. 14, vs. Tampa, Eric Thames ninth-inning single scored Figgins; Aug. 18 vs. Minnesota, John Jaso sacrifice fly in ninth inning . . . Walk-Off Losses: 9, April 30 at Tampa Bay, Elliott Johnson, RBI single in 12th off Brandon League; May 17, at Cleveland, Carlos Santana bases-loaded single off League in 11th; July 6, at Oakland, Chris Carter 3-run walk-off homer off Steve Delabar; July 7, at Oakland, Josh Reddick run-scoring double off Oliver Perez in 13th; July 18, at Kansas City, Billy Butler, home run off Josh Kinney in bottom 9th; July 20, at Tampa Bay, Ben Zobrist double off Tom Wilhelmsen in bottom 14th; Aug. 7, Adam Jones 14th-inning single off Shawn Kelley in bottom 14th; Aug. 10, Josh Kinney wild pitched in the winning run (Bourjos) with the bases loaded in the ninth inning at Anaheim; Aug. 24, Paul Konerko double in ninth off Wilhelmsen . . . Times Opponent Shut out: 9; Times Shut out by Opponent: 12; Comeback Wins: 20; Largest Comeback: 3; Blown Leads: 33; Largest Comeback: 3.
- BATTING: Mariners rank 14th (AL) in runs (520), 14th in hits (1042), 13th in doubles (194), eighth in triples (22) and 11th in home runs (117) . . . Rank 14th in batting average (.231), 14th in on-base percentage (.292), 14th in slugging (.362) and 14th in OPS (.654) . . . Batting 242-for-980 (.247) with runners in scoring position after going 2-for-13 Saturday . . . Batting Average: John Jaso, .272; Hits: Kyle Seager, 119; Runs: Dustin Ackley, 75; Home Runs: Kyle Seager, 15; RBIs: Kyle Seager, 77 . . Batted around seven times: April 7 at Oakland (4th inning), April 9 at Texas (1st), April 17 vs. Cleveland (4th), May 29 at Texas (8th), May 30 at Texas (2nd and 3rd), Aug. 24 at Chicago (9th).
- BATTING EXTRA: Longest Hitting Streak: Dustin Ackley, 13 games, May 3-17 . . . Four-Hit Games: Ichiro, March 28 vs. Oakland; Justin Smoak, April 17 vs. Cleveland; Jesus Montero, May 1 at Tampa; Kyle Seager, May 30 at Texas; Michael Saunders, June 2, at Chicago; Ichiro, June 19 at Arizona; Franklin Gutierrez, June 22 at San Diego . . . Grand Slams (2): Michael Saunders, April 27 at Toronto; Alex Liddi, May 23 vs. Texas . . . Back-To-Back Home Runs (2): Jesus Montero, Justin Smoak, 3rd inning, May 20, at Colorado; Miguel Olivo, Dustin Ackley, 8th inning, July 2, vs. Baltimore.
- PITCHING: Mariners third in ERA (3.77), third in hits allowed (1107), third in runs allowed (533), sixth in home runs allowed (139), sixth in walks (374) and sixth strikeouts (965) . . . Games: Tom Wilhelmsen, 60; Starts: Jason Vargas, Felix Hernandez, 28; Wins: Vargas, Hernandez 13; ERA: Hernandez 2.51; Complete Games: Hernandez 5 . . . Shutouts: Hernandez 5; Saves: Wilhelmsen, 21.
- DEBUTS: Munenori Kawasaki (April 7), Lucas Luetge (April 7), Erasmo Ramirez (April 9), Hisashi Iwakuma (April 20), Stephen Pryor (June 2), Carter Capps (Aug. 3).
- DISABLED LIST: George Sherrill (60-day, April 13, strained flexor bundle).
- EX-MARINERS VS. CURRENT MARINERS: April 19, Jack Hannahan, Indians, 2-run single in ninth off Brandon League in Tribe’s 2-1 win; April 28, Brandon Morrow, Blue Jays, one earned run over 7.0 innings in 7-0 win; May 11, Raul Ibanez, Yankees, 3-run homer off Felix Hernandez in 6-2 win; May 12, Raul Ibanez, Yankees, solo homer off Hector Noesi in 6-2 win; May 15, David Ortiz, Red Sox, solo homer off Blake Beaven in 5-0 Red Sox win; May 16, Shin-Soo Choo (3), Asdrubal Cabrera (2) and Jose Lopez (1) combined for 6 hits in 9-3 Cleveland win; May 17, Casey Kotchman (2), Cabrera (2), Jose Lopez (1), Choo (1) had six of Cleveland’s 10 hits, plus 5 RBIs, in a 6-5 win; July 4, Chris Tillman recorded first win of the year in a 4-2 Baltimore win by allowing two runs over 8.1 innings; July 13, Adrian Beltre two-run HR off Kevin Millwood in a 3-2 Texas win at Safeco Field; July 15, Beltre had three hits and two RBIs in a 4-0 Texas win over Seattle at Safeco Field; July 23, Four ex-Mariners played roles in beating the Mariners 4-1: Ichiro, traded 3 1/2 hours before the opening pitch, singled and stole his 16th base; Alex Rodriguez belted his 40th career home run at Safeco Field; Raul Ibanezhad an RBI single; Rafael Soriano notched the save; July 26, Soriano notched his 26th save in New York’s 5-2 win over the Mariners at Safeco Field; Aug. 5, Raul Ibanez clubbed a three-run homer, Freddy Garcia won his 150th career game and Ichiro extended his hitting streak to 12 games as the Yankees defeated the Mariners 6-2; Aug. 6, Chris Tillman took a three-hit shutout into the eighth and defeated the Mariners 3-1 at Camden Yards; Aug. 7, Adam Jones walk-off single against Shawn Kelley in the bottom of the 14th gave Baltimore an 8-7 win over Seattle.
2012 RECORDS / MILESTONES
- April 24: Catcher Miguel Olivo matched the franchise record when he was charged with three passed balls in a 7-4 win at Detroit. Jerry Narron let three balls get by him Oct. 4, 1980, and Jeff Clement did likewise Aug. 10, 2008 (Clement was catching knuckleballer R.A. Dickey).
- April 27: Michael Saunders joined Donnie Scott (April 29, 1985) and Jimmy Presley (April 8, 1986) as the only Mariners to hit two home runs in a game in the ninth inning or later (solo homer in the 9th, grand slam in the 10th).
- April 30: When both Miguel Olivo and Jesus Montero homered, it marked the first time in franchise history that two players had homered in the same game as a catcher.
- May 2: Ichiro set a club record for most putouts by a right fielder in a nine-inning game, registering 10 in a 5-4 loss at Tampa.
- May 3: The Mariners featured a lineup at Tampa Bay that included seven left- handed hitters and two switch-hitters. It marked only the third time in club history that the Mariners used an all left-sided lineup. Others: Aug. 13, 1983 at California and Aug. 9, 1983 at Oakland.
- May 5: Combined one-hitter by Felix Hernandez and Steve Delabar vs. Minnesota was the 13th in Mariners history. Ten have been thrown by one pitcher, three combined. Most recent combined: Michael Pineda, Jeff Gray and Brandon League vs. Tampa, July 30, 2011. Most recent by one pitcher: Jarrod Washburn, July 6, 2009.
- May 9: When John Jaso batted leadoff against Detroit, it marked the first time since 1978 that a catcher had hit first for the Marines (Bob Stinson). Oddly, lefty Jaso led off against Tiger lefty Drew Smyly.
- May 8: Kevin Millwood’s 2-0 shutout marked his first in nearly nine years. He did not surrender his first hit until there were two outs in the sixth. Millwood’s gem marked only the fourth time in 1,440 games at Coors Field that an opposing pitcher held the Rockies to two hits or less while shutting them out. Millwood’s complete game also was the first by a Mariner in 2012.
- May 27: The pinch-hit grand slam allowed by Felix Hernandez to Alberto Callaspo marked just the sixth against the Mariners in 35 years, and the first since May 6, 1988 when Pat Sheridan of Detroit hit one off Mike Jackson.
- May 30: Mariners defeated Texas 21-8, just the third time in franchise history they have scored 20 or more runs in a game. The Mariners, with 20 hits, became the first team since 1880 to score 20 runs in a game in the same season it also go perfect-oed.
- June 8: Kevin Millwood and five relievers collaborated for the 10th combined no-hitter in major league history in a 1-0 win over the Dodgers at Safeco Field. Millwood (6.0), Charlie Furbush (0.2), Stephen Pryor (0.1), Lucas Luetge (0.1), Brandon League (0.2), and Tom Wilhelmsen (1.0) tied the MLB record for most pitchers used in a no-hitter (Houston vs. the Yankees June 11, 2003). It marked the third no-hitter in Mariners history.
- June 18: Aaron Hill of Arizona hit for the cycle in the Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over the Mariners. Hill singled in the first (Hector Noesi), tripled in the third (Noesi), doubled in the fifth (Noesi) and homered in the seventh (Shawn Kelley).
- June 19: Ichiro reached 2,500 hits (first-inning single) in the fourth-fewest games in major league history during a 12-9 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. His 2,500th hit came in his 1,817th game. Al Simmons had 2,500 hits in 1,784 games, Ty Cobb in 1,790 and George Sisler in 1,808 . . . When Kyle Seager and Brendan Ryan both hit three-run homers in the fifth inning, it marked the first time since July 30, 2003 vs. Detroit that the Mariners had a pair of three-run bombs in the same inning. In that July 30, 2003 game, John Olerud hit a three-run homer and Randy Winn a grand slam in the first inning.
- July 1: One-time Mariner farmhand David Ortiz of the Red Sox hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning, giving Boston a 2-1 win over the Mariners.
- July 3: In Seattle’s 6-3 win over Baltimore at Safeco Field, The Mariners had three Japanese players in the starting lineup – Ichiro Suzuki, Munenori Kawasaki and Hisashi Iwakuma – for the first time in major league history.
- July 23: Mariners traded Ichiro, face of the franchise for 11 1/2 years, to the Yankees for two prospects and cash considerations. Ichiro made his debut against Seattle with the Yankees at Safeco field and went 1-for-4 with a stolen base.
- Aug. 15: Felix Hernandez threw the 23rd perfect game in major league history, defeating Tampa Bay 1-0 at Safeco Field. Hernandez recorded 12 strikeouts in throwing the third no-hitter in franchise history . . . Mariners became the first team in MLB history to throw a perfect game and have one thrown against them. It was also the first time two have been thrown in the same stadium in one season . . . Of the 22 previous perfect games, six were by 1-0 scores, the last by Roy Halladay May 29, 2010 at Florida. It was also the fourth 1-0 win for the Mariners this season . . .Hernandez became the second Latin American pitcher to do the deed (Nicaragua’s Dennis Martinez for Montreal July 28, 1991, against the Dodgers).
MARINERS WON-LOSS BREAKDOWN
|Rec.||Home||Road||Day||Night||vs. RHP||vs. LHP||Hit HR||No HR|
MARINERS BATTING PROFILE
MARINERS PITCHING PROFILE
|9/2||Sun||vs. LAA||Hisashi Iwakuma (5-3, 3.40) vs. Jered Weaver (16-3, 3.85)|
|9/3||Mon||vs. Bos||Jason Vargas (13-9, 3.90) vs. Clay Buchholz (11-4, 4.50)|
|9/4||Tue||vs. Bos||Blake Beavan (9-8, 4.95) vs. Jon Lester (8-11, 5.01)|
|9/5||Wed||vs. Bos||Kevin Millwood (4-12, 4.38) vs. Aaron Cook (3-8, 5.35)|
MARINERS 2012 SCHEDULE/RESULTS
|Gm.#||Date||Opp.||W/L||Rec.||Win / Loss|
|1||3/28||at Oak||W, 3-1||1-0||W: Wilhelmsen (1-0); L: Carignan (0-1)|
|2||3/29||at Oak||L, 4-1||1-1||W: Colon (1-0); L: Kelley (0-1)|
|Gm. #||Date||Opp.||W/L||Rec.||Win / Loss|
|3||4/6||at Oak||W, 7-3||2-1||W: Vargas (1-0); L: McCarthy (0-1)|
|4||4/7||at Oak||W, 8-7||3-1||W: Hernandez (1-0); L: Colon (1-1)|
|5||4/9||at Tex||L, 11-5||3-2||W: Darvish (1-0); L: Noesi (0-1)|
|6||4/10||at Tex||L, 1-0||3-3||W: Feliz (1-0); L: Beavan (0-1)|
|7||4/11||at Tex||W, 4-3||4-3||W: Luetge (1-0); L: Nathan (0-2)|
|8||4/12||at Tex||L, 5-3||4-4||W: Holland (1-0); L: Vargas (1-1|
|9||4/13||vs Oak||L, 4-0||4-5||W: Colon (2-1); L: Hernandez (1-1)|
|10||4/14||vs. Oak||W, 4-0||5-5||W: Noesi (1-1); L: Milone (1-1)|
|11||4/15||vs. Oak||W, 5-3||6-5||W: Beavan (1-1); L: Godfrey (0-2)|
|12||4/17||vs. Cle||L, 9-8||6-6||W: Perez (0-1); L: Furbush (0-1)|
|13||4/18||vs. Cle||W, 4-1||7-6||W: Vargas (2-1); L: Lowe (2-1)|
|14||4/19||vs. Cle||L, 2-1||7-7||W: Tomlin (1-1); L: League (0-1)|
|15||4/20||vs. CWS||L, 7-3||7-8||W: Sale (2-1); L: Noesi (1-2)|
|16||4/21||vs. CWS||L, 4-0||7-9||W: Humber (1-0); Beavan (1-2)|
|17||4/22||vs. CWS||L, 7-4||7-10||W: Danks (2-2); L: Millwood (0-1)|
|18||4/24||at Det||W, 7-4||8-10||W: Vargas (3-1); L: Scherzer (1-2)|
|19||4/25||at Det||W, 9-1||9-10||W: Fernandez (2-1); L: Wilk (0-3)|
|20||4/26||at Det||W, 5-4||10-10||W: Furbush (1-1); L: Porcello (1-2)|
|21||4/27||at Tor||W, 9-5||11-10||W: Furbush (2-1); L: Perez (2-1)|
|22||4/28||at Tor||L, 7-0||11-11||W: Morrow (2-1); L: Millwood (0-2)|
|23||4/29||at Tor||L, 7-2||11-12||W: Alvarez (1-2); L: Vargas (3-2)|
|24||4/30||at TB||L, 3-2||11-13||W: Howell (1-0); L: League (0-2)|
|Gm. #||Date||Opp.||W/L||Rec.||Win / Loss|
|25||5/1||at TB||L, 3-1||11-14||W: Moore (1-1); L: Noesi (1-3)|
|26||5/2||at TB||L, 5-4||11-15||W: Shields (5-0); L: Beavan (1-3)|
|27||5/3||at TB||L, 4-3||11-16||W: Niemann (2-3); L: Millwood (0-3)|
|28||5/4||vs. Min||L, 3-2||11-17||W: Pavano (2-2); L: Wilhelmsen (1-1)|
|29||5/5||vs. Min||W, 7-0||12-17||W: Hernandez (3-1); L: Marquis (2-1)|
|30||5/6||vs. Min||W, 5-2||13-17||W: Noesi (2-3): L: Blackburn (0-4)|
|31||5/7||vs. Det||W, 3-2||14-17||W: Delabar (1-0); L: Dotel (1-1)|
|32||5/8||vs. Det||L, 6-4||14-18||W: Verlander (3-1); L: Millwood (0-4)|
|33||5/9||vs. Det||W, 2-1||15-18||W: Vargas (4-2); L: Putkoen (0-1)|
|34||5/11||at NYY||L, 6-2||15-19||W: Kuroda (3-4); L: Hernandez (3-2)|
|35||5/12||at NYY||L, 6-2||15-20||W: Hughes (3-4); L: Noesi (2-4)|
|36||5/13||at NYY||W, 6-2||16-20||W: Millwood (1-4); L: Pettitte (0-1)|
|37||5/14||at Bos||L, 6-1||16-21||L: Lester (2-3); L: Vargas (4-3)|
|38||5/15||at Bos||L, 5-0||16-22||W: Beckett (3-4); L: Beavan (1-4)|
|39||5/16||at Cle||L, 9-3||16-23||W: Jimenez (4-3): L: Hernandez (3-3)|
|40||5/17||at Cle||L, 6-5||16-24||W: Smith (4-1); L: League (0-3)|
|41||5/18||at Col||W, 4-0||17-24||W: Millwood (2-4); L: White (0-3)|
|42||5/19||at Col||W, 10-3||18-24||W: Vargas (5-3); L: Friedrich (1-1)|
|43||5/20||at Col||W, 6-4||19-24||W: Beavan (2-4); L: Guthrie (2-2)|
|44||5/21||vs. Tex||W, 6-1||20-24||W: Hernandez (4-3); L: Darvish (6-2)|
|45||5/22||vs. Tex||L, 3-1||20-25||W: Harrison (5-3): L: Noesi (2-5)|
|46||5/23||vs. Tex||W, 5-3||21-25||W: Millwood (3-4); L: Feldman (0-2)|
|47||5/24||vs. LAA||L, 3-0||21-26||W: Haren (2-5); L: Vargas (5-4)|
|48||5/25||vs. LAA||L, 6-4||21-27||W: Isringhausen (1-0); L: League (0-4)|
|49||5/26||vs. LAA||L, 5-3||21-28||W: Williams (5-2); L: Hernandez (4-4)|
|50||5/27||vs. LAA||L, 4-2||21-29||W: Wilson (5-4); L: Noesi (2-6)|
|51||5/28||at Tex||L, 4-2||21-30||W: Harrison (6-3); L: Delabar (1-1)|
|52||5/29||at Tex||W, 10-3||22-30||W: Vargas (6-4); L: Feldman (0-3)|
|53||5/30||at Tex||W, 21-8||23-30||W: Beaven (3-4); L: Holland (4-4)|
|Gm. #||Date||Opp.||W/L||Rec.||Win / Loss|
|54||6/1||at CWS||L, 7-4||23-31||W: Jesse Crain (1-0); L: Shawn Kelly (0-2)|
|55||6/2||at CWS||W, 10-8||24-31||W: Wilhelmsen (2-1); L: Reed (0-1)|
|56||6/3||at CWS||L, 4-2||24-32||W: Sale (7-2); L: Millwood (3-5)|
|57||6/4||at LAA||W, 8-6||25-32||W: Vargas (7-4); L: Santana (2-7)|
|58||6/5||at LAA||L, 6-1||25-33||W: Richards (1-0); L: Beavan (3-5)|
|59||6/6||at LAA||W, 8-6||26-33||W: Kelley (1-2); L: Williams (6-3)|
|60||6/8||vs. LAD||W, 1-0||27-33||W: Pryor (1-0); L: Elbert (0-1)|
|61||6/9||vs. LAD||L, 8-3||-27-34||W: Kershaw (5-3): L: Vargas (7-5)|
|62||6/10||vs. LAD||L, 8-2||27-35||W: Billingsley (4-4); L: Beavan (3-6)|
|63||6/12||vs. SDP||L, 5-4||27-36||W: Richard (3-7); L: Hernandez (4-5)|
|64||6/13||vs. SDP||L, 1-0||27-37||W: Marquis (3-5); L: Noesi (2-7)|
|65||6/14||vs. SDP||L, 6-2||27-38||W: Volquez (3-6); L: Ramirez (0-1)|
|66||6/15||vs. SF||L, 4-2||27-39||W: Vogelsong (6-2); L: Vargas (7-6)|
|67||6/16||vs. SF||W, 7-4||28-39||W: Iwakuma (1-0); L: Lincecum (2-8)|
|68||6/17||vs. SF||W, 2-1||29-39||W: Wilhelmsen (3-1); L: Romo (2-1)|
|69||6/18||at AZ||L, 7-1||29-40||W: Miley (8-3); L: Noesi (2-8)|
|70||6/19||at AZ||W, 12-9||30-40||W: Furbush (3-1); L: Putz (1-4)|
|71||6/20||at AZ||L, 14-10||30-41||W: Cahill (6-5): L: Vargas (7-7)|
|72||6/22||at SDP||L, 9-5||30-42||W: Richard (5-7); L: Millwood (3-6)|
|73||6/23||at SDP||W, 5-1||31-42||W: Fernandez (5-5); L: Marquis (3-7)|
|74||6/24||at SDP||L, 2-0||31-43||W: Volquez (4-7); L: Noesi (2-9)|
|75||6/25||vs. Oak||L, 1-0||31-44||W: Milone (8-5); L: Ramirez (0-2)|
|76||6/26||vs. Oak||W, 3-2||32-44||W: Furbush (4-1); L: Miller (2-1)|
|77||6/27||vs. Oak||L, 2-1||32-45||W: Parker (4-3); L: Iwakuma (1-1)|
|78||6/28||vs. Bos||W, 1-0||33-45||W: Hernandez (6-5); L: Atchison (2-1)|
|79||6/29||vs. Bos||L, 5-0||33-46||W: Cook (2-1); L: Noesi (2-10)|
|80||6/30||vs. Bos||W, 3-2||34-46||W: Kelley (2-2); L: Aceves (0-5)|
|Gm. #||Date||Opp.||W/L||Rec.||Win / Loss|
|81||7/1||vs. Bos||L, 2-1||34-47||W: Padilla (2-0); L: League (0-5)|
|82||7/2||vs. Bal||W, 6-3||35-47||W: Delabar (2-1); L: Hammel (8-4)|
|83||7/3||vs. Bal||L, 5-4||35-48||W: Day (5-0); L: Furbush (4-2)|
|84||7/4||vs. Bal||L, 4-2||35-49||W: Tillman (1-0); L: Noesi (2-11)|
|85||7/6||at Oak||L, 4-2||35-50||W: Norberto (1-1); L: Perez (0-1)|
|86||7/7||at Oak||W, 7-1||36-50||W: Vargas (8-7); L: Parker (5-4)|
|87||7/8||at Oak||L, 2-1||36-51||W: Norberto (2-1); L: Perez (0-2)|
|88||7/13||vs. Tex||L, 3-2||36-52||W: Holland (6-4); L: Millwood (3-7)|
|89||7/14||vs. Tex||W, 7-0||37-52||W: Hernandez (7-5); L: Darvish (10-6)|
|90||7/15||vs. Tex||L, 4-0||37-53||W: Harrison (12-4); L: Iwakuma (1-2)|
|91||7/16||at KC||W, 9-4||38-53||W: Vargas (9-7); L: Sanchez (1-6)|
|92||7/17||at KC||W, 9-6||39-53||W: Beavan (4-6): L: Verdugo (0-1)|
|93||7/18||at KC||L, 8-7||39-54||W: Holland (4-2); L: Kinney (0-1)|
|94||7/19||at KC||W, 6-1||40-54||W: Hernandez (8-5); L: Smith (0-1)|
|95||7/20||at TB||L, 4-3||40-55||W: McGee (3-2); L: Wilhelmsen (3-2)|
|96||7/21||at TB||W, 2-1||41-55||W: Vargas (10-7); L: Cobb (4-7)|
|97||7/22||at TB||W, 2-1||42-55||W: Beavan (2-1); L: Moore (6-7)|
|98||7/23||vs. NYY||L, 4-1||42-56||W: Kuroda (10-7); L: Millwood (3-8)|
|99||7/24||vs. NYY||W, 4-2||43-56||W: Hernandez (9-5); L: Garcia (4-4)|
|100||7/25||vs. NYY||L, 5-2||43-57||W: Phelps (2-3); L: Luetge (1-1)|
|101||7/26||vs. KC||W, 4-1||44-57||W: Vargas (11-7); L: Mendoza (4-7)|
|102||7/27||vs. KC||W, 6-1||45-57||W: Beavan (6-6); L: Guthrie (3-11)|
|103||7/28||vs. KC||W, 4-3||46-57||W: Millwood (4-8); L: Chen (7-9)|
|104||7/29||vs. KC||W, 7-6||47-57||W: Perez (1-2); L: Mijares (2-2)|
|105||7/30||vs. Tor||W, 4-1||48-57||W: Iwakuma (2-2); Romero (8-8)|
|106||7/31||vs. Tor||W, 7-2||49-57||W: Vargas (12-7); L: Laffey (2-2)|
|Gm. #||Date||Opp.||W/L||Rec.||Win / Loss|
|107||8/1||vs. Tor||W, 5-3||50-57||W: Beavan (7-6); L: Villanueva (6-1)|
|108||8/3||at NYY||L, 6-3||50-58||W: Sabathia (11-3); L: Millwood (4-9)|
|109||8/4||at NYY||W, 1-0||51-58||W: Hernandez (10-5); L: Kuroda (10-8)|
|110||8/5||at NYY||L, 6-2||51-59||W: Garcia (5-5); L: Iwakuma (2-3)|
|111||8/6||at Bal||L, 3-1||51-60||W: Tillman (5-1); L: Vargas (12-8)|
|112||8/7||at Bal||L, 8-7||51-61||W: O’Day (6-0); L: Kelley (2-3)|
|113||8/8||at Bal||L, 9-2||51-62||W: Johnson (1-0); L: Millwood (4-10)|
|114||8/10||at LAA||L, 6-5||51-63||W: Frieri (2-0); L: Kinney (0-2)|
|114||8/11||at LAA||W, 7-4||52-63||W: Iwakuma (3-3); L: Haren (8-9)|
|116||8/12||at LAA||W, 4-1||53-63||W: Vargas (13-8); L: Weaver (15-2)|
|117||8/13||vs. TB||L, 4-1||53-64||W: Cobb (7-8); L: Beavan (7-7)|
|118||8/14||vs. TB||W, 3-2||54-64||W: Pryor (2-0); L: Rodney (2-2)|
|119||8/15||vs. TB||W, 1-0||55-64||W: Hernandez (11-5); L: Hellickson (7-8)|
|120||8/17||vs. Min||W, 5-3||56-64||W: Iwakuma (4-3); L: Blackburn (4-9)|
|121||8/18||vs. Min||W, 3-2||57-64||W: Wilhelmsen (4-2); L: Robertson (1-1)|
|122||8/19||vs. Min||W, 5-1||58-64||W: Beavan (8-7); L: Deduno (4-1)|
|123||8/20||vs. Cle||W, 5-3||59-64||W: Furbush (5-2): L: Smith (7-4)|
|124||8/21||vs. Cle||W, 5-1||60-64||W: F. Hernandez (12-5); L: R. Hernandez (0-2)|
|125||8/22||vs. Cle||W, 3-1||61-64||W: Pryor (3-0); L: Pestano (3-1)|
|126||8/24||at CWS||L, 9-8||61-65||W: Reed (3-1); L: Wilhelmsen (4-3)|
|127||8/25||at CWS||L, 5-3||61-66||W: Jones (6-0); L: Beavan (8-8)|
|128||8/26||at CWS||L, 4-3||61-67||W: Jones (7-0); L: Millwood (4-11)|
|129||8/27||at Min||W, 1-0||62-67||W: Hernandez (13-5); L: Hendriks (0-7)|
|130||8/28||at Min||W, 5-2||63-67||W: Iwakuma (5-3); L: Diamond (10-6)|
|131||8/29||at Min||L, 10-0||63-68||W: Deduno (5-2); L: Vargas (13-9)|
|132||8/30||at Min||W, 5-4||64-68||W: Beavan (9-8); L: Duensing (3-10)|
|133||8/31||vs. LAA||L, 9-1||64-69||W: Haren (9-10); L: Millwood (4-12)|
|Gm. #||Date||Opp.||W/L||Rec.||Win / Loss|
|134||9/1||vs. LAA||L, 5-2||64-70||W: Santana (8-11); L: Hernandez (13-6)|
|Gm. #||Date||Opp.||W/L||Rec.||Win / Loss|