Pitching
Ervin Santana
ERA4.34

ErvinSantana

SEASON CAREER
W7 94
L11 78
G25 231
IP148.2 1446.0
BB53 467
SO100 1134
Saturday, September 1st 4:05 PM ET
Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington
 

FelixHernandez

SEASON CAREER
W13 98
L5 72
G27 232
IP196.2 1585.0
BB46 470
SO184 1448
Pitching
Felix Hernandez
ERA3.14
Los Angeles Angels VS. 

Felix Hernandez

Career vs. Los Angeles
6-10
3.85 ERA
HITTERS AB AVG H HR RBI BB SO OBP OPS SLG
Bobby Abreu 49 .245 12 1 7 5 12 .309 .676 .367
Erick Aybar 47 .170 8 0 2 3 8 .235 .469 .234
Peter Bourjos 14 .143 2 0 0 0 2 .143 .286 .143
Alberto Callaspo 26 .231 6 0 2 2 2 .276 .507 .231
Torii Hunter 54 .315 17 0 3 4 15 .383 .735 .352
Maicer Izturis 46 .261 12 0 2 2 8 .292 .618 .326
Howie Kendrick 44 .205 9 1 4 0 9 .205 .523 .318
Kendrys Morales 33 .364 12 1 8 2 7 .400 .945 .545
Mike Trout 7 .143 1 0 0 0 2 .143 .286 .143
Mark Trumbo 13 .231 3 2 3 0 4 .231 .923 .692
Vernon Wells 28 .214 6 1 5 3 9 .290 .683 .393
Bobby Wilson 6 .167 1 0 0 1 2 .286 .619 .333
Seattle Mariners VS. 

Ervin Santana

Career vs. Seattle
11-7
3.99 ERA
HITTERS AB AVG H HR RBI BB SO OBP OPS SLG
Dustin Ackley 13 .308 4 0 2 1 2 .357 .819 .462
Mike Carp 15 .333 5 1 1 1 3 .375 .908 .533
Chone Figgins 20 .250 5 0 0 0 2 .250 .650 .400
John Jaso 5 .600 3 0 2 0 1 .600 1.400 .800
Jesus Montero 3 .000 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000
Miguel Olivo 17 .176 3 1 2 0 6 .176 .529 .353
Brendan Ryan 11 .091 1 0 1 2 2 .214 .305 .091
Michael Saunders 15 .200 3 1 3 2 3 .294 .694 .400
Kyle Seager 10 .200 2 0 0 2 1 .333 .533 .200
Justin Smoak 10 .300 3 0 1 2 2 .385 .785 .400
Ichiro Suzuki 80 .350 28 2 6 7 4 .402 .952 .550
Casper Wells 6 .000 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000

Hernandez loses for the first time since June 12

SEATTLE (AP) -- Beating Felix Hernandez might be the satisfying win that propels the Angels to make a September run for a wild-card spot.

Mark Trumbo hit a two-run single in the eighth inning Saturday that helped hand Hernandez his first loss in nearly three months and Los Angeles won its fifth straight, 5-2 over the Seattle Mariners .

"That's a big statement on how we keep grinding it out," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. "We beat a terrific pitcher this afternoon. He had been pitching as well as anyone in baseball for a while."

Hernandez (13-6) lost for the first time since June 12. He entered this outing 9-0 with a 1.40 ERA over his previous 14 starts, including a perfect game.

Trout and Torii Hunter singled to open the eighth. Albert Pujols then hit a one-hopper to third baseman Kyle Seager , who couldn't corral it down for an error. That allowed Trout to score, tying the game at 2, while Hunter and Pujols each moved into scoring position.

"I saw him going and it's a contact play," Seager said. "Trout runs well but if I catch that ball and make a good throw, he'd have been out pretty easily. It's just a play where I got in-between hops and wasn't able to make the play. I should have definitely made it."

Kendrys Morales bounced out, and Trumbo then sent a hit through the left side as both runners scored easily.

The three-run rally continued against reliever Stephen Pryor as Howie Kendrick delivered a RBI single.

"They cracked the door open for us a little bit. I thought we had some good at-bats, some key hits, put some guys in motion. We were getting after it," Scioscia said. "Felix is tough. He does special things with the baseball. He changes speed. He's got stuff. He competes. We did a terrific job against a great pitcher."

Hernandez, who was beyond 110 pitches when things fell apart, said, "I felt good. I felt the same. I was throwing the ball pretty good until the eighth. I feel strong."

King Felix gave up five runs - four earned - in 7 1-3 innings. He yielded nine hits, walked two and struck out seven.

In three starts against the Angels, Hernandez is 0-2. He has allowed 15 runs and 24 hits for a 5.75 ERA. His ERA against the rest of baseball: 2.16.

Ervin Santana (8-11) went seven innings. He gave up two runs on four hits, walking two and striking out two.

Ernesto Frieri worked the ninth to pick up his 17th save in 19 opportunities.

"The fact is Ervin really, pitch for pitch, was right with Felix," Scioscia said. "There weren't many mistakes that Ervin had in this game."

The Angels scored first, on Pujols' RBI double in the first inning.

Trayvon Robinson tied it with his second home run, in the third. Franklin Gutierrez gave the Mariners a 2-1 lead with a run-scoring double in the third.

"He's one of the toughest pitchers in the league. We both do a good job," Santana said. "If both pitchers pitching good then we're just waiting for one mistake."

Trumbo found it.

"My whole thing is be present when I need to be," said Trumbo, who was hitting just .202 in August and just came out of a 0-for-16 skid. "I found myself in a situation with a couple runners out there. I was able to clean up and able to drive them in.

"I don't worry about yesterday. I don't worry about tomorrow," Trumbo said. "I need to be where I need to be and allow my ability to come out instead of trying force it."

NOTES: The Angels added four players to the roster. Left-handers Nick Maronde and Andrew Taylor had their contracts purchased from the minors while C John Hester and INF Andrew Romine were recalled. "That depth is something that can help you," Scioscia said. ... Seattle also added a pair, OF Carlos Peguero and RHP Erasmo Ramirez . The club intends to bring up more players but will wait until after the minor league season ends Monday. OF Michael Saunders sat out after tweaking his right hamstring Friday. It came after he missed six games with the same injury. "I don't think it's any setback whatsoever," Saunders said. He expected to be back in the lineup in a couple days. Manager Eric Wedge added, "Sometimes you just don't know till you get out there at game speed." This was the first of three straight home day games for the Mariners, the first time that has happened since Sept. 4-6, 1999, against Boston.

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