Pitching
Jason Vargas
ERA4.35

JasonVargas

SEASON CAREER
W12 40
L8 47
G24 141
IP161.0 773.0
BB42 242
SO102 491
Sunday, August 12th 3:35 PM ET
Angel Stadium, Anaheim, California
 

JeredWeaver

SEASON CAREER
W15 97
L1 47
G20 196
IP131.0 1254.0
BB27 335
SO101 1070
Pitching
Jered Weaver
ERA3.19
Seattle Mariners VS. 

Jered Weaver

Career vs. Seattle
12-4
3.08 ERA
HITTERS AB AVG H HR RBI BB SO OBP OPS SLG
Dustin Ackley 8 .250 2 0 0 0 2 .250 .500 .250
Mike Carp 10 .300 3 0 0 0 4 .300 .600 .300
Chone Figgins 18 .222 4 0 0 1 2 .263 .541 .278
John Jaso 6 .000 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000
Jesus Montero 3 .333 1 1 1 0 0 .333 1.666 1.333
Miguel Olivo 15 .067 1 0 0 1 3 .125 .192 .067
Brendan Ryan 10 .200 2 0 1 0 3 .200 .500 .300
Michael Saunders 11 .364 4 0 0 1 5 .417 .872 .455
Kyle Seager 4 .000 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000
Justin Smoak 19 .158 3 1 3 0 2 .158 .526 .368
Ichiro Suzuki 68 .265 18 1 3 2 8 .286 .624 .338
Casper Wells 3 .333 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .666 .333
Los Angeles Angels VS. 

Jason Vargas

Career vs. Los Angeles
4-4
2.84 ERA
HITTERS AB AVG H HR RBI BB SO OBP OPS SLG
Bobby Abreu 23 .261 6 0 1 3 3 .346 .607 .261
Erick Aybar 27 .222 6 0 0 1 2 .250 .509 .259
Peter Bourjos 13 .077 1 0 0 0 5 .143 .297 .154
Alberto Callaspo 13 .231 3 0 1 0 1 .231 .462 .231
Torii Hunter 23 .217 5 0 2 3 5 .308 .699 .391
Chris Iannetta 3 .333 1 0 3 0 0 .333 1.000 .667
Maicer Izturis 8 .000 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000
Howie Kendrick 28 .286 8 0 2 0 6 .310 .703 .393
Kendrys Morales 6 .167 1 0 1 1 1 .286 .453 .167
Albert Pujols 7 .429 3 0 1 0 3 .429 1.429 1.000
Mark Trumbo 9 .333 3 0 0 0 4 .333 .666 .333
Vernon Wells 10 .200 2 2 3 0 1 .200 1.000 .800
Bobby Wilson 3 .000 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Montero tags Weaver for 2 HRs, Mariners top Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Jesus Montero put a slight dent in Jered Weaver 's nifty numbers.

Montero homered twice off the major league ERA leader and Jason Vargas outpitched his former college teammate to send the Seattle Mariners past the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 Sunday.

"Weaver throws across his body and he makes good pitches, so it's not easy to face him," Montero said. "You just have to wait for the ball and think middle, middle all the time. That was my approach today."

This was the first time Weaver gave up two home runs in a game to the same player since Oct. 1, 2010, when the Rangers' Mitch Moreland hit a pair of solo shots off him in Texas.

Weaver (15-2) had won nine straight outings before losing to his teammate from Long Beach State. Weaver fell one shy of Chuck Finley 's 1997 franchise record for consecutive starts won.

"I thought I threw the ball real well, but obviously a couple of mistakes cost me," Weaver said.

"I made bad pitches and Montero put them were he was supposed to. I was just trying to stay away from him for the most part. He's one of those guys who has my number today, so I'll try to pitch him differently next time," he said.

Vargas (13-8) allowed a run and seven hits over 8 1-3 innings. The left-hander gave up a one-out triple in the ninth by Howie Kendrick before Tom Wilhelmsen came in and got the final two outs for his 16th save in 18 chances.

Weaver was 6-0 with a 2.23 ERA and 26 strikeouts in six starts during July, but Vargas beat him out for AL pitcher of the month honors with a 5-0 record, a 1.64 ERA and 26 strikeouts in his six starts.

"I knew he had great stuff, but he's a completely different pitcher now than when he was at Long Beach," Weaver said. "Back then he was a 93-94 (mph) guy, but as we all know, that stuff doesn't last forever, so you've got to figure out our to pitch. And he's done a heck of a job of doing that."

Weaver and Vargas, both of whom were drafted in 2004, started against each other two other times in the majors - both last season. Vargas won the first matchup 3-0 at Seattle, and neither pitcher got a decision the second time around as the Angels won 1-0 in 10 innings.

"I've pitched pretty well in those games and so has he," Vargas said. "Today I threw my changeup for strikes early in the game, then just below the strike zone later. And when the hitters fell behind, they were a little more willing to chase that pitch. They were set up for a big inning a couple of times, but I got out of it with the help of our defense."

Montero hit a solo homer in the second that landed barely beyond the fence and just over the glove of center fielder Mike Trout , who robbed Miguel Olivo of a homer in the Mariners' 7-4 win Saturday night.

It was Seattle's only hit until the sixth, when John Jaso singled with two out and Montero sent a drive into the lower seats in the left-field corner for his 12th home run. It was the second multihomer game in the majors for the former Yankees catcher, who hit two against Baltimore's Jim Johnson last Sept. 5 at New York in just his fourth big league contest.

Weaver was charged with three runs, four hits and three walks in seven innings and struck out five. It was only the second time in the right-hander's last 13 outings that he gave up more than two earned runs. His ERA increased from 2.13 to 2.22.

Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher was ejected by plate umpire Mike Estabrook just three batters into the game for complaining too loudly from the dugout about a second straight borderline pitch by Weaver that was called a ball - resulting in a walk to Kyle Seager .

The ejection was Butcher's fourth in the big leagues and first since April 28, 2008.

Former Angel Chone Figgins , who singled as a pinch-hitter for Mike Carp in the sixth inning, drove in Seattle's final run with a ninth-inning triple against Ernesto Frieri .

NOTES: Vargas has allowed one home run over his last five starts, after giving up at least one in each of his previous 12 - including five on June 20 in a 14-10 loss at Arizona. ... The Mariners finished their road trip 3-6, after winning the final seven games of their previous homestand against Kansas City and Toronto. ... Weaver walked more than two batters for only the fourth time this season.

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