W-L 30-17 GB 0.0
W-L 25-23 GB 5.5
W-L 20-27 GB 10.0
W-L 19-27 GB 10.5
W-L 14-33 GB 16.0
Game 1 5:10 PM
RHP Joe Blanton (ERA 6.62 WHIP 1.97 BAA .397)
Scouting Report: Although Blanton got a no-decision in his last start, the right-hander was roughed up by the White Sox, allowing 15 baserunners in just 4 1/3 innings.
RHP Ervin Santana (ERA 2.77 WHIP 1.08 BAA .242)
Game 2 5:10 PM
LHP Jason Vargas (ERA 3.55 WHIP 1.41 BAA .273)
Scouting Report: Santana has averaged just 2.6 runs of support in eight starts. He was sharp again in Oakland, holding the A's to four hits and two runs in seven innings, but took a 2-1 loss. His fourth attempt at his 100th victory comes against his original club.
Scouting Report: Vargas is coming off back-to-back quality starts. On Sunday, he threw seven shutout innings against the White Sox in which he scattered four hits and only allowed two runners to reach scoring position.
RHP Luis Mendoza (ERA 5.50 WHIP 1.36 BAA .257)
Game 3 11:10 AM
RHP Billy Buckner (AAA: ERA 4.56 WHIP 1.54 BAA .264)
Scouting Report: Mendoza, getting into regular rotation work after being skipped over, has had three straight outings of six innings and looked good doing it. He held the A's to two earned runs while giving up eight hits but no walks. He had no decision in a loss.
Scouting Report: Not official but Billy Buckner is likely going to make this start
RHP Jeremy Guthrie (ERA 3.49 WHIP 1.37 BAA .272)
Game 4 11:10 AM
RHP Jerome Williams (ERA 2.53 WHIP 1.08 BAA .217)
Scouting Report: Guthrie had his second straight rough outing Monday night at Houston. He gave up six earned runs and eight hits in five innings. Guthrie's streak of 18 straight starts without a loss ended last week in Anaheim.
Scouting Report: Williams has begun to make a strong case to be a mainstay in the Angels' rotation. The right-hander threw eight shutout innings against the Mariners his last start and has had three straight quality starts.
RHP Wade Davis (ERA 5.91 WHIP 1.95 BAA .351)
Scouting Report: For the third start in a row, Davis couldn't make it through the sixth inning Tuesday at Houston. He allowed three runs on seven hits with four walks. Davis got the win in a 9-5 victory on May 15, but gave up nine hits and four runs in 5 1/3 innings.
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