BY SPNW Staff 07:28AM 06/20/2012

#71: Mariners Eye Series Win In Arizona Wednesday

After Wednesday’ game in Arizona, the Mariners will take Thursday off and launch a three-game series in San Diego Friday before returning to Safeco Field.

Justin Smoak, who lead the Mariners with 10 home runs, is batting .314 on the road vs. .176 at Safeco Field. / Wiki Commons

GAME: Mariners (30-40, 4th, AL West, – 12.5 GB) at Diamondbacks (33-35, 3rd, NL West, – 9.0 GB). GAME #: 71. SERIES: 3rd of 3 games. MEETING: 3rd (series tied 1-1). WHEN: Wednesday, 12:40 p.m., Chase Field, Phoenix. PROBABLE PITCHERS: LHP Jason Vargas (Seattle, 7-6, 3.95) vs. RHP Trevor Cahill (Arizona, 5-5, 3.08). STREAKS: Mariners W 1; Diamondbacks L 1. TV: ROOT Sports, MLB TV. RADIO: KIRO 710 (Seattle), Mariners Radio Network.

With their 12-9, 10-inning win Tuesday, a victory fueled by Ichiro’s 4-for-5 and two RBIs and a pair of three-run bombs by Kyle Seager and Brendan Ryan, the Mariners have a chance to pick up their 11th series win when they close out a three-game set with Arizona Wednesday.

The Mariners, who have a 10-12-1 series record, are 7-4 in rubber games this season and will send Jason Vargas to the mound in an attempt to make them 8-4. Vargas is 2-0 in his career against the Diamondbacks, but hasn’t started against Arizona since June 20, 2009.

Vargas will oppose RHP Trevor Cahill, who is 3-0 with an 0.77 ERA in his last three starts. A closer look at the probables:

MARINERS: LHP Jason Vargas (7-6, 3.95 ERA, 1.16 WHIP)

Jason Vargas

The 29-year-old Vargas, in his seventh major league season and fifth with the Mariners, will make his 16th start and first against the Diamondbacks. Vargas is coming off a 4-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants at Safeco Field.

A native of Apple Valley, CA., the 6-0, 215-pound Vargas was selected in the second round of the 2004 amateur draft by the Florida Marlins.

He made his debut with Florida July 14, 2005, pitching one inning of relief in a 13-7 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Mariners acquired Vargas as part of a three-team swap Dec. 11, 2008, when the New York Mets sent him along with Mike Carp, Ezequiel Carrera, Endy Chavez, Maikel Cleto and Aaron Heilman to the Mariners. The Mariners sent Sean Green, J.J. Putz and Jeremy Reed to the Mets.

The Mariners also sent Luis Valbuena to the Indians. The Mets sent Joe Smith to the  Indians, who sent Franklin Gutierrez to the Mariners.

Vargas, the only lefty in Seattle’s starting rotation, has a career record of 35-45, 4.45 ERA, including 29-37, 4.15 ERA with the Mariners.

  • LAST START: June 15 vs. San Francisco, lost 4-2; allowed four earned runs on 10 hits in 8.0 innings; struck out one, walked two,  two home runs; threw 106 pitches, 70 for strikes.
  • LAST VS. DIAMONDBACKS: June 20, 2009, at Safeco Field, defeated Arizona 7-3; allowed one earned run on three hits over 7.0 innings; struck out four, walked one, allowed one home run.
  • CAREER VS. DIAMONDBACKS: 2-0, 2.12 ERA in three starts, covering 17.0 innings; 12 strikeouts to six walks; 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings; one home run.
  • AT CHASE FIELD: 0-0, 3.60 ERA in three games, including one start, covering 5.0 innings; three strikeouts to one walk; 5..4 strikeouts per nine innings; no home runs.
  • LOVES TO FACE: Willie Bloomquist (0-for-5, .000 BA), Henry Blanco (0-for-3, .000 BA), Jason Kubel (1-for-6, .167 BA).
  • HATES TO FACE: Justin Upton (2-for-3, .667 BA), Lyle Overbay (1-for-3, .333 BA), Aaron Hill (2-for-6, .333 BA).
  • CURRENT DIAMONDBACKS VS. VARGAS: 6-for-40, .150 BA, two home runs, eight strikeouts.

Vargas / 2012

  • March 29 (ND, 0-0): Pitched well enough to win in Tokyo, but after he departed the game, the bullpen imploded, surrendering three home runs, greasing Seattle’s 4-1 defeat to Oakland.
  • April 6 (W, 1-0): Threw 91 pitches, 58 for strikes, finishing with an in-game ERA of 2.31 in a 7-3 victory over Oakland, Vargas’ first win.
  • April 12 (L, 1-1): Allowed four earned runs on seven hits and lost to Derek Holland and the Rangers 5-3 in Arlington; fanned six and walked one; gave up a two-run bomb to Michael Young, who had four RBIs; threw 96 pitches, 63 strikes.
  • April 18 (W, 2-1): Allowed one earned run on four hits over 7 innings, defeating Indians, 4-1; had nine ground-ball outs and nine fly-ball outs.
  • April 24 (W, 3-1): Allowed four runs on six hits, defeating Max Scherzer and the Tigers 7-4 in a game in which the Mariners banged out 15 hits; struck out four, walked one in a 94-pitch effort that included 61 strikes.
  • April 29 (L, 3-2): Allowed two earned runs on four hits over 6.0 innings and suffered the loss to the Blue Jays; struck out four, walked three; threw a season-high 111 pitches, 60 for strikes.
  • May 4 (ND, 3-2): Took a no-decision in Seattle’s 3-2 loss to Minnesota at Safeco Field; allowed one earned run on four hits over 6.1 innings, but lost a chance to win on Wilhelmsen’s throwing error.
  • May 9 (W, 4-2): Defeated Detroit 2-1 at Safeco Field; allowed one run on five hits over 8.0 innings; struck out six and didn’t issue a walk; threw 90 pitches, 66 for strikes.
  • May 14 (L, 4-3): At Fenway Park, lost to Red Sox 6-1; allowed five earned runs on seven hits over 6.0 innings; struck out three, walked three; two home runs.
  • May 19 (W, 5-3): At Coors Field, won his fifth decision of the year, defeating Colorado 10-3; allowed three earned runs on five hits over 7.0 innings; struck out one, walked one and gave up one home run; threw 95 pitches, 64 for strikes.
  • May 24 (L, 5-4): At Safeco Field, lost to the Angels 3-0 in a game in which Dan Haren registered 14 strikeouts; allowed three earned runs on seven hits in 7.0 innings; struck out six, walked none; one home run.
  • May 29 (W, 6-4): At Rangers Ballpark, defeated the Texas Rangers 10-3; allowed three earned runs on five hits in 6.2 innings; struck out three, walked two and allowed a home run; threw 101 pitches, 61 for strikes.
  • June 4 (W, 7-4): At Angels Stadium, defeated the Angels 8-6; allowed three earned runs on five hits in 6.2 innings; struck out two, walked three and allowed one home run; threw 101 pitches, 61 for strikes.
  • June 9 (L, 7-5): 8-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Safeco Field; allowed five earned runs on nine hits over 6.0 innings; struck out three, walked one and surrendered a home run.
  • June 15 (L, 7-6): Vs. San Francisco, lost 4-2; allowed four earned runs on 10 hits in 8.0 innings; struck out one, walked two, two home runs; threw 106 pitches, 70 for strikes.

DIAMONDBACKS: RHP Trevor Cahill (5-5, 3.08 ERA, 1.24 WHIP)

Trevor Cahill

The 24-year-old Cahill, in his fourth major league season and first with the Diamondbacks, will be making his 14th start and first against the Mariners. Cahill is coming off a 5-0 shutout over the Los Angeles Angels.

A native of Oceanside, CA., the 6-4, 220-pound Cahill attended Vista High School in Vista, CA. The Oakland Athletics selected Cahill in the second round of the 2006 amateur draft.

Cahill pitched in the Oakland system until April 7, 2009, when he made his major league debut against the Los Angeles Angels. Cahill worked five innings, allowed earned runs on five hits with one strikeout and a walk.

Cahill went 10-13 in his rookie season and posted the best year of his major league career in 2010, going 18-8 with a 2.97 ERA (fifth in the AL), a performance that earned him a spot on the American League All-Star team.

Cahill went 12-14 with a 4.16 ERA in 2011 when he made a league-high 34 starts. Following the season, the Athletics traded him with Craig Breslow and cash to the Diamondbacks for Ryan Cook, Collin Cowgill and Jarrod Parker.

Cahill pitched for the USA at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and earned a bronze medal.

Cahill’s best pitch is his sinker, the main reason he induces so many ground balls. He also has an effective 12-6 curveball.

  • 2012: Cahill has pitched into the seventh inning in five of his 13 starts. He had his best outing June 3 at San Diego when he threw a complete-game, 6-0 shutout over the Padres with five strikeouts. He has not allowed more than four earned runs in any game.
  • LAST START: June 15 at L.A. Angels, won 5-0; worked 7.0 innings, allowed three hits and fanned a season-high eight batters with two walks.
  • LAST VS. MARINERS: Sept. 27, 2011, defeated Seattle 7-0 for his 12th and final victory of the season; allowed four hits over 7.0 innings, struck out seven and walked one.
  • CAREER VS. MARINERS: 4-4, 2.94 ERA in 11 games, all starts, covering 64.1 innings; 44 strikeouts to 22 walks; four home runs; 6.2 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • AT CHASE FIELD: 1-3, 4.50 ERA in five starts, covering 30.0 innings; 20 strikeouts to 13 walks; one home run; 6.0 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • LOVES TO FACE: Franklin Gutierrez (4-for-19, .211 BA, 4 K’s), Justin Smoak (4-for-17, .235 BA), Michael Saunders (2-for-8, .250 BA).
  • HATES TO FACE: Dustin Ackley (5-for-10, .500 BA), Ichiro (11-for-27, .407 BA), Kyle Seager (2-for-5, .400 BA).
  • CURRENT MARINERS VS. CAHILL: 46-for-152, .303 BA, two home runs, 26 strikeouts.

LAST GAME

Mariners 12, Diamondbacks 9

AT PHOENIX (June 19): Ichiro led off the game with his 2,500th career hit and finished 4-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored and the Mariners outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks in 10 innings. Ichiro capped the Mariners’ three-run 10th inning when he used his classic inside-out swing to slice a double just inside the left-field line a few feet past the third-base bag, easily scoring Casper Wells to put Seattle in front 12-9. Wells hit a pinch-hit, two-run single off side-winding right-hander Brad Ziegler to give the Mariners an 11-9 lead. Justin Smoak, Brendan Ryan and Kyle Seager homered for the Mariners, who have won three of their past four. Charlie Furbish (3-1) struck out four over two scoreless innings for the win and Tom Wilhelmsen struck out the side in the ninth for his fifth save. Seager and Ryan had three-run homers in the fifth inning.

AL WEST STANDINGS

Team W L Pct. GB Home Road Last 10 Streak
Rangers 42 27 .609 20-12 22-15 8-2 Won 5
Angels 37 32 .536 5.0 19-16 18-16 7-3 Won 1
Athletics 32 36 .471 9.5 16-17 16-19 6-4 Won 1
Mariners 30 40 .429 12.5 12-19 18-21 3-7 Won 1

MARINERS / STATS NOTES

  • CURRENT ROAD TRIP: Three at Arizona Diamondbacks Monday-Wednesday, three at San Diego Padres (Friday-Sunday).
  • MARINERS VS. DIAMONDBACKS: Mariners are 14-6 all-time vs. the Diamondbacks, including 7-2 at Safeco Field and 7-4 in Arizona. Mariners won the last season series played vs. Arizona, 3-0 in 2009. Seattle has not had a losing record against Arizona since 1998. Seattle last swept Arizona in a three-game series in Phoenix Jun 27-20, 2006. The Diamondbacks have never swept Seattle in a three-game series.
  • LOG: Ichiro’s four-hit game was his second of the season and his first since the season opener in Tokyo. It was also the 228th four-hit game of his major league career . . . Ichiro reached 2,500 hits (first-inning single) in the fourth-fewest games in major league history. 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 . . . “I’ve broke many records in the past 12 years,” Ichiro said. “When I first got here in 2001 if I said my goal was to get 2,500 hits, people would say that I’m crazy. But now you look at it, thinking back, things do come true. Just like that first day there’s still a passion inside to perform.” . . . 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 as part of a nine-run first-inning outburst against the Tigers . . . Casper Wells is 9-for-17 with a homer and four RBIs since he was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma June 13 . . . Mariners relievers had allowed only one run in their past 19 innings before giving up four runs in their first two innings Tuesday . . . The Mariners went 5-for-10 with runners in scoring position . . . Seattle starter Erasmo Ramirez allowed five earned runs on seven hits in 4.0 innings . . . Lucas Luetge allowed his first earned run of the season Tuesday night, snapping his string of appearances without allowing one at 25 . . . Two former Mariners factored in the outcome. Willie Bloomquist went 2-for-6 with a triple and an RBI and J.J. Putz allowed two runs and was the losing pitcher.
  • SEASON SUMMARY: Series Record: Won 10, Split 0, Lost 12 . . . Sweeps: 2; Swept: 4 . . . Longest Win Streak: 4 (April 24-27, May 18-21); Longest Losing Streak: 7 (April 28-May 4) . . . Vs. AL East: 2-10; vs. AL Central: 9-11; vs. AL West: 12-12; vs NL West: 7-7; Interleague: 7-7 . . . Biggest Lead: 1.0, April 7; Farthest Behind: 12.5, June 19 . . . Most Runs Scored: 21, May 30 at Texas (21-8); Most Runs Allowed: 11, April 9 at Texas . . . Walk-Off Wins: 2, 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); Walk-Off Losses: 1, May 17, at Cleveland, Carlos Santana bases-loaded single off League in 11th . . . Times Opponent Shut out: 4; Times Shut out by Opponent: 7; Comeback Wins: 7; Largest Comeback: 3; Blown Leads: 19; Largest Comeback: 3.
  • BATTING: Mariners rank 10th (AL) in runs (287), 12th in hits (562), eighth in doubles (115), eighth in triples (11) and ninth in home runs (63) . . . Rank 12th in batting average (.237), 14th in on-base percentage (.299), 13th in slugging (.374) and 13th in OPS (.673) . . . batting 136-for-567 (.240) with runners in scoring position after going 5-for-10 Tuesday . . . out-homered 80-63 . . . left 438 men on base, opponents 433 . . .scored 242 runs, opponents 300 . . . scored 143 of 287 runs in the first four innings . . . Mariners 25-9 when scoring 4+ runs . . . Batting Average: Ichiro, .265; Hits: Ichiro, 75; Runs: Dustin Ackley, 37; Home Runs: Justin Smoak, 11 . . . Mariners have homered in 33 of last 52 games . . batted around six 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).
  • 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 . . .  Grand Slams: Michael Saunders, April 27 at Toronto; Alex Liddi, May 23 vs. Texas . . . Back-To-Back Home Runs: Jesus Montero, Justin Smoak, 3rd inning, May 20, at Colorado . . . Notable: Kyle Seager’s single in the fourth inning April 17 marked the 50,000th hit in Mariners’ history; Brendan Ryan’s walk in the same frame scored Justin Smoak with the 25,000th run in franchise history . . . Montero’s 13 RBIs in April were the most by a Mariners’ rookie since 1986.
  • PITCHING: Mariners 11th in ERA (4.18), ninth in hits allowed (587), 10th in runs allowed (306), 11th in home runs allowed (80), seventh in walks (207) and seventh in strikeouts (498) . . . Games: Tom Wilhelmsen, 32; Starts: Jason Vargas, 15; Wins: Vargas, 7; ERA: Felix Hernandez, 3.52; Complete Games: Kevin Milwood, 1; Shutouts: Millwood, 1; Saves: League, 9 . . . Nominal closer Brandon League is 0-4 with nine saves and four blown saves . . . Mariners starters have recorded 10 games with at least 8.0 IP . . . Tom Wilhelmsen has not allowed a run in his last 12.2 innings over 10 appearances
  • ICHIRO (4-for-5 Tuesday) has 773 multi-hit games, which ranks fourth among active players, and No. 1 since his debut in 2001. Ichiro’s 48 games with four or more hits leads all active players . . . Three-hit game June 19 marked the 228th of his major league career . . . Ranks 95th on career hits list (2,503) and needs 10 to tie No. 94 Jimmy Ryan (2,513) . . . Has 37 leadoff home runs, No. 6 all time; needs one to tie Jimmy Rollins for No. 5 . . . Has recorded 99 outfield assists. Only Jeff Francouer, with 100, has more . . . With 99 career home runs, needs one to become the 12th Mariner with 100. Breakdown: 97 as a leadoff hitter, one batting second, one batting third.
  • ODDS/ENDS: Mariners have one more bobblehead night: July 28 (Dan Wilson and Randy Johnson).
  • DEBUTS: Munenori Kawasaki (April 7), Lucas Luetge (April 7), Erasmo Ramirez (April 9), Hisashi Iwakuma (April 20), Stephen Pryor (June 2).
  • DISABLED LIST: George Sherrill (60-day, April 13, strained flexor bundle), Adam Moore (15-day, March 28, fractured wrist), Mike Carp (15-day, June 13, inflamed right elbow).
  • EX-MARINERS VS. CURRENT MARINERS: April 19Jack Hannahan, Indians, 2-run single in ninth off Brandon League in Tribe’s 2-1 win; April 28Brandon 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 12Raul 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) combine for 6 hits in 9-3 Cleveland win; May 17, Casey Kotchman (2), Cabrera (2), Jose Lopez (1), Choo (1) six of Cleveland’s 10 hits, plus 5 RBIs, in a 6-5 win.

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).

MARINERS WON-LOSS BREAKDOWN

Rec. Home Road Day Night vs. RHP vs. LHP Hit HR No HR
30-40 12-19 18-21 8-12 21-30 21-30 9-10 24-18 7-22

MARINERS BATTING PROFILE

Avg. Home Road R HR OBP SLG OPS RISP
.237 .202 .260 287 63 .299 .374 .673 .240

MARINERS PITCHING PROFILE

Rec. ERA IP R ER HR BA OBP SLG
30-40 4.18 622.0 306 288 80 .250 .315 .407

PROBABLE PITCHERS

Date Day Opp. Probable Pitchers
6/20 Wed at AZ Jason Vargas (7-6, 3.95) vs. Trevor Cahill (5-5, 3.08)
6/22 Fri at SDP Kevin Millwood (3-5, 3.69) vs. Ross Ohlendorf (1-0, 4.50)
6/23 Sat at SDP Felix Hernandez (4-5, 3.52) vs. Clayton Richard 4-7, 3.94)
6/24 Sun at SDP Hector Noesi (2-8, 5.69) vs. Jason Marquis (3-6, 6.08)

MARINERS 2012 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

March

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)

April

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)

May

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)

June

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
72 6/22 at SDP
73 6/23 at SDP
74 6/24 at SDP
75 6/25 vs. Oak
76 6/26 vs. Oak
77 6/27 vs. Oak
78 6/28 vs. Bos
79 6/29 vs. Bos
80 6/30 vs. Bos

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