GAME: Royals(41-58, 4th, AL Central, - 13.0 GB at Mariners (44-57, 4th, AL West, - 15.0 GG). GAME #: 103. SERIES: 3rd of 4 games. MEETING: 7th (Mariners lead 5-1). WHEN: Saturday, 1:10 p.m., Safeco Field. PROBABLE PITCHERS: LHPBruce Chen (Kansas City, 7-8, 5.54), RHP Kevin Millwood (Seattle, 3-8, 4.13). STREAKS: Mariners W 2; Royals L 3. TV: ROOT Sports, MLB TV. RADIO: KIRO 710 (Seattle), Mariners Radio Network
In a ceremony at Safeco Field Saturday, former Seattle stars Randy Johnson and Dan Wilson will become the fifth and sixth members enshrined in the Mariners Hall of Fame (first 20,000 fans receive a dual bobblehead). For special occasions, it's always nice to have a highly beatable opponent in the visiting dugout, and the Mariners certainly can't complain about having the Kansas City Royals there.
In six games against the Royals, including Friday night's 6-1 win, the Mariners are batting .327 (72-for-220) with 26 extra-base hits, including 10 home runs, four triples and 12 doubles. The Mariners have scored 41 runs in those games with no let up in sight.
This provides Kevin Millwood, winless in 10 consecutive starts, an excellent chance to pick up his first victory since May 23. He'll oppose Bruce Chen, who has been slammed for 25 earned runs in his past five outings. A closer look:MARINERS: RHP Kevin Millwood (3-8, 4.13 ERA, 1.37 WHIP)
In his 16th major league season and first with the Mariners, Millwood is making his 20th start and second against the Royals. Millwood had a no-decision against the Royals July 18 and is coming off a 4-1 loss to the New York Yankees July 23. Millwood is winless in his past 10 starts (three losses, seven no-decisions).
A native of Gastonia, NC., the 6-4, 230-pound Millwood was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 11th round of the 1993 amateur draft.
Millwood made his major league debut July 14, 1997, winning in relief for the Braves against Philadelphia. During his career, Millwood pitched for the Braves (1997-02), Philadelphia (2003-04), Cleveland (2005), Texas (2006-09), Baltimore (2010) and Colorado (2011) before joining the Mariners.
Millwood twice won 18 games in a season, going 18-7 for the 1999 Braves and 18-8 for the 2002 Braves. Millwood led the National League in starts with 35 in 2000, led the NL in shutouts in 2003 with three, led the American League in ERA in 2005 at 2.86, and the AL in losses in 2010 with 16.
Millwood represented Atlanta in the 1999 All-Star Game.
During his American League career, Millwood made 24 starts against the Mariners, posting an 8-13 record with a 4.91 ERA.
Millwood signed with the Mariners Jan. 24 as a free agent, and earned the fifth spot in the rotation with a strong performance during spring training.
Millwood has a career record of 166-148, 4.13 ERA.
- LAST START: July 23 vs. New York, lost 4-1; allowed three earned runs on nine hits over 7.0 innings; fanned five, walked three; threw 102 pitches, 68 for strikes.
- LAST VS. ROYALS: July 18 at Kauffman Stadium, took a no-decision in Seattle's 8-7 loss; slammed for seven earned runs on 10 hits over 5.0 innings; struck out two, walked one, allowed one home run.
- CAREER VS. ROYALS: 6-5, 4.81 ERA in 16 games, all starts, covering 97.1 innings; 60 strikeouts vs. 24 walks; 5.5 strikeouts per nine innings; nine home runs.
- AT SAFECO FIELD: 4-12, 5.07 ERA in 22 games, all starts, covering 126.0 innings; 75 strikeouts to 32 walks; 5.3 strikeouts per nine innings; 14 home runs.
- LOVES TO FACE: Alcides Escobar (0-for-3, .000 BA), Jeff Francoeur (0-for-3, .000 BA), Yuniesky Betancourt (9-for-51, .176 BA).
- HATES TO FACE: Lorenzo Cain (2-for-3, .667 BA), Chris Getz (6-for-11, .545 BA), Billy Butler (8-for-25, .320 BA).
- CURRENT ROYALS VS. MILLWOOD: 35-for-129, .271 BA, three home runs, 19 strikeouts.
- April 11 (ND, 0-0): One earned run on four hits over 6 innings; a no-decision in a 4-3 Seattle victory over Texas; struck out seven, walked three; threw 103 pitches, 61 for strikes.
- April 17 (ND, 0-0): Couldn’t hold an 8-1 lead, but took a no-decision after allowing seven runs on nine hits in four innings in Seattle’s 9-8 loss to Cleveland.
- April 22 (L, 0-1): Shelled for the second consecutive starts (five earned runs in 6.0 IP) in a 7-4 loss to Cleveland at Safeco.
- April 28 (L, 0-2): Lost 7-0 at Toronto despite allowing just one earned run on seven hits over 7.0 innings.
- May 3 (L, 0-3): Dropped a 4-3 decision to Jeff Niemann and the Tampa Bay Rays, falling to 0-3; allowed four earned runs on seven in 6.1 innings; struck out five and walked two, throwing 107 pitches, 66 for strikes.
- May 8 (L, 0-4): Fell to Justin Verlander and Tigers 6-4 at Safeco Field; raked for five earned runs on eight hits in 5.0 innings; struck out six, walked two; threw 113 pitches, 68 for strikes.
- May 13 (W, 1-4): Won his first game as a Mariner by beating New York; allowed just one earned run on three hits over 7.0 innings; struck out six, walked four; threw 90 pitches, 55 for strikes.
- May 18 (W, 2-4): At Coors Field, threw a complete-game, two-hit shutout over the Rockies, becoming just the ninth opposing pitcher to blank the Rockies at Coors with two or fewer hits; first complete game in nine years.
- May 23 (W, 3-4): At Safeco Field, defeated Texas 5-3; did not allow a run and only three hits in 6.0 innings, his third consecutive victory after starting out 0-4; struck out two, walked one.
- May 28 (ND, 3-4): At Rangers Ballpark, had a no-decision in 4-2 loss; allowed one earned run on four hits.
- June 3 (L, 3-5): At Chicago, lost to the White Sox 4-2; allowed four earned runs on seven hits; matched a season high with five walks (vs. four strikeouts); threw 95 pitches, 58 for strikes.
- June 8 (ND, 3-5): At Safeco Field worked 6.0 innings before departing with a groin injury. Millwood became the fourth pitcher to have participated in a no-hitter and a combined no-bitter.
- June 16 (ND, 3-5): At Safeco Field vs. San Francisco, took a no-decision in Seattle’s 7-4 victory; allowed three earned runs on nine hits in 5.0 innings; struck out four, walked one.
- June 22 (L, 3-6): Lost at San Diego 9-5; five earned runs on eight hits in 5.0 innings; struck out three and walked three; one home run.
- June 27 (ND, 3-6): Vs Oakland at Safeco Field, took a no-decision in a 2-1 Seattle loss.
- July 6 (ND, 3-6): At Oakland, took a no-decision in 4-1 loss; allowed three hits and no runs over 7.0 innings; struck out seven and walked two.
- July 13 (L, 3-7): At Safeco Field, lost to the Texas Rangers 3-2; allowed three earned runs on eight hits over 6.2 innings; struck out four, walked two; one home run.
- July 18 (ND, 3-7): At Kansas City, took a no-decision in an 8-7 loss to the Royals; seven earned runs on 10 hits in 5.0 innings; struck out two, walked one, one home run.
- July 23 (L, 3-8): Vs. New York, lost 4-1; allowed three earned runs on nine hits over 7.0 innings; fanned five, walked three; threw 102 pitches, 68 for strikes.
The 35-year-old Chen, in his 14th major league season and fourth with the Royals, will make his 22nd start of the season and second against the Mariners. Chen had a no-decision against the Mariners July 18 and is coming off a no-decision against the Los Angeles Angels July 23.
A native of Panama, the 6-2, 210-pound Chen attended Panama City High School. The Atlanta Braves signed Chen as an amateur free agent in 1993. Chen pitched in the Braves’ minor league system until Sept. 7, 1998, when he made his major league debut in an 8-7 loss to the New York Mets. Chen did not factor in the decision.
Chen went 8-2, 4.14 ERA for the Braves until July 12, 2000, when Atlanta traded Chen with Jimmy Osting to the Phillies for Andy Ashby. A year later (July 27, 2001), the Phillies traded Chen with Adam Walker to the Mets for Dennis Cook and Turk Wendell.
On April 5, 2002, the Mets traded Chen and a player to be named later to the Expos for three players, and one month later the Expos sent Chen to the Reds. Chen has bounced all over the map. He’s pitched for Houston, Boston, Baltimore and Texas and moved to Kansas City in 2009.
Chen has reached double figures in wins just three times in 14 seasons, 13-10 for Baltimore in 2005, 12-7 for Kansas City in 2010 and 12-8 for the Royals in 2011. He has a career record of 67-66, 4.60 ERA. His next start will be his 20th, most in the American League.
- 2012: Chen has pitched into the seventh inning in eight of his starts. He had his best outing of the year June 5 vs. Minnesota when he won 1-0 after scattering four hits over 7.0 innings. Chen has allowed two or fewer runs seven times, but has been slammed for 25 earned runs in his past five outings, which include two losses and three no-decisions.
- LAST START: July 23 at Los Angeles Angels, took a no-decision in Kansas City's 6-3 loss; allowed three earned runs on five hits in 5.1 innings; surrendered two home runs.
- LAST VS. MARINERS: July 19 at Kauffman Stadium, received a no-decision in Kansas City's 8-7 win; allowed six earned runs on nine hits in 4.2 innings; struck out six, walked one; two home runs (Casper Wells, Kyle Seager).
- CAREER VS. MARINERS: 4-0, 3.10 ERA in 12 games, including eight starts, covering 58.0 innings; 37 strikeouts to 11 walks; 5.3 strikeouts per nine innings; eight home runs.
- AT SAFECO FIELD: 2-0, 3.42 ERA in five games, including three starts, covering 23.2 innings; 19 strikeouts to four walks; 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings; four home runs.
- LOVES TO FACE: Dustin Ackley (0-for-3, .000 BA), Miguel Olivo (0-for-10, .000 BA), Chone Figgins (2-for-12, .167 BA).
- HATES TO FACE: Kyle Seager (1-for-2, .500 BA), Michael Saunders (3-for-9, .333 BA), Casper Wells (3-for-12, .250 BA).
- CURRENT MARINERS VS. CHEN: 13-for-65, .200 BA, two home runs, 14 strikeouts.
- CURRENT HOME STAND: Three vs. New York Yankees; four vs. Kansas City Royals Thursday-Sunday, three vs. Toronto Blue Jays Monday-Wednesday.
- HOME STAND PROMOTIONS: Saturday -- Randy Johnson and Dan Wilson will be inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame, becoming the fifth and sixth members enshrined. First 20,000 fans will take home a dual bobblehead featuring the most celebrated battery in club history . . . Mariners Care Silent Auction: Every Saturday home game the Mariners host a Silent Auction to benefit Mariners Care. Select memorabilia including autographed baseballs, game-used bats, autographed jerseys worn in the Mariners TV commercials and other items. Fans can go to Section 128 to participate . . . Sunday -- King’s Court will be in session as Felix Hernandez takes the mound. For $30, fans will get a ticket to the game in a special section, a special King Felix T-shirt and a ‘K’ card. Tickets: Mariners.com/Felix . . . Senior Special Day – Fans 60 and over receive $5 off select View Level seats or $10 off select Main Level seats. Available at the Safeco Field box office and Mariners Team Stores with a valid ID. One ticket per senior per game . . . Kids Run the Bases: Following the game, all youngsters 14 and under are invited down to the field to run the Safeco Field bases thanks to KeyBank.
- MARINERS VS. ROYALS: Mariners are 193-211all-time vs. the Yankees, including 33-21at Safeco Field. Mariners played a four-game series in Kansas City July 16-19, winning three of the four and are now 5-1against Kansas City this season. Mariners lost the 2011 season series 3-5 and last took a season series from the Royals in 2010. Mariners have never swept a four-game series from Kansas City in Seattle. Kansas City's last four-game sweep in Seattle occurred Aug. 17-20, 1989.
- LOG:Mariners have won eight of their past 12 and three of their past four . . . Mariners have limited opponents to one or fewer runs in five of their past nine games . . . After banging out 11 hits against the Royals in their 6-1 win Friday night, Seattle is batting .327 with 41 runs scored in the six games in the series . . . Blake Beavan, who has won three in a row since his recall from AAA Tacoma, fanned 11 with a 1.29 ERA in his last 14.2 innings . . . Mike Carp is 5-for-8 in his past two games against Kansas City. His home run Friday was his first since May 20 at Colorado . . . Jesus Montero, who went 2-for-3 Friday, is 12-for-20 against the Royals this season . . . John Jaso, who had a season-high four RBIs Friday, is batting .330 with four home runs and 20 RBIs over his past 36 games dating to May 29 . . . The Mariners have scored in the first or second inning in 11 of the past 12 games . . . Manager Eric Wedge said there is no timetable for the return of OF Franklin Gutierrez.
- SEASON SUMMARY: Series Record: Won 12, Split 1,Lost 19 . . . 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: 8-17; vs. AL Central: 14-12; vs. AL West: 15-18; vs. LAA: 2-5; 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: 4, 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) . . . Walk-Off Losses: 6, April 30 at Tampa Bay, Elliott Johnson, RBI single in 12th off BrandonLeague; 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. . . Times Opponent Shut out: 6; Times Shut out by Opponent: 11; Comeback Wins: 11; Largest Comeback: 3; Blown Leads: 25; Largest Comeback: 3.
- BATTING: Mariners rank 14th (AL) in runs (401), 12th in hits (799), 11th in doubles (155),seventh in triples (18) and 13th in home runs (86) . . . Rank 13th in batting average (.231), 14th in on-base percentage (.293), 14th in slugging (.360) and 14th in OPS (.653) . . .batting 185-for-769 (.241) with runners in scoring position after going 1-for-3 Friday . . . Batting Average: John Jaso, .288; Hits: Michael Saunders, 86; Runs: Dustin Ackley, 56; Home Runs: Justin Smoak, 13; RBIs: Kyle Seager, 60 . . 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; 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 sixth in ERA (3.81), sixth in hits allowed (834), sixth in runs allowed (410), ninth in home runs allowed (111),sixth in walks (289) and fourth in strikeouts (757) . . . Games: Tom Wilhelmsen, 46; Starts: Jason Vargas, 22; Wins: Vargas 11; ERA: Hernandez 2.80; Complete Games: Hernandez 2 . . . Shutouts: Hernandez 2; Saves: Wilhelmsen, 10.
- ICHIRO: Batting .250 (4-for-16) since joining the Yankees (1-for-4 two runs scored in Yankee Stadium debut Friday); finished his Seattle career with782 multi-hit games, 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 July 18 marked the230th of his major league career . . . Ranks 90th on career hit list with 2,537, seven shy of No. 89 George Van Haltren (2,544) . . . Had 37 leadoff home runs, No. 6 all time, one shy of Jimmy Rollins for No. 5 . . . Recorded 99 outfield assists . . . Hit 99 career home runs, 97 as a leadoff hitter, one batting second, one batting third.
- 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), Franklin Gutierrez (7-day, June 29, concussion); Erasmo Ramirez (15-day, July 1, elbow); LHP Charlie Furbush (15-day, July 19, triceps).
- 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 Ibanez had an RBI single; Rafael Soriano notched the save; July 26, Soriano notched his 26th save in New York's 5-2 win.
- 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 trade 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.
|Rec.||Home||Road||Day||Night||vs. RHP||vs. LHP||Hit HR||No HR|
|7/28||Sat||vs. KC||Kevin Millwood (3-8, 4.13) vs. Bruce Chen (7-8, 5.54)|
|7/29||Sun||vs. KC||Felix Hernandez (9-5, 2.80) vs. Will Smith (1-3, 7.97)|
|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)|