Felix Hernandez roughed up vs. Rangers
Hernandez (5-4), who made his 11th start of the season, surrendered a run-scoring single to Jurickson Profar and a two-run double to David Murphy in the second. He served up a solo home run to Nelson Cruz in the fifth and was charged with five runs on 11 hits and one walk while striking out nine over 5 2/3 innings of work.
Hernandez has allowed 11 runs -- 10 earned -- over his last two starts (11 innings). It's the most runs he has allowed between two starts since September of 2012. He will try to get back on track Thursday at San Diego. He went 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA in his last two starts against the Padres.
Joe Nathan makes quick work of Mariners
Nathan needed just 11 pitches as he retired the side in order to secure a 5-2 win. His ERA improved to 1.86 after making his fifth consecutive scoreless appearance. He has converted his last 17 save opportunities dating back to last season.
Derek Holland bounces back vs. M's
Holland allowed two unearned runs in the third inning for his only damage of the night. He retired 12 of the final 15 batters he faced and was charged with two unearned runs on four hits and three walks over 6 2/3 innings of work in a 5-2 victory.
Holland has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of his last five starts. He is scheduled to make his next start Thursday at home against Arizona. He is 1-1 with a 2.60 ERA in four starts at home.
Everth Cabrera has monster night at the plate
Cabrera had never homered more than twice in a season entering 2013, hitting just five home runs in 296 career games. He's hit four homers in 48 games this season and has five multi-hit performances in his last seven games to boost his batting average to .267.
Wade Miley rocked for seven runs
Miley has now given up 15 earned runs in 14 2/3 innings over his last three starts, taking the loss in each to drop to 3-4 on the year. He and his 4.53 ERA are scheduled to face the Rangers in Arlington Thursday.
Andrew Cashner earns fourth win with season-high 102 pitches
Cashner pitched to one batter in the seventh inning before being removed after 102 pitches, his highest pitch count of the year. He's 3-0 in his last four starts.
Cashner takes a 3.38 ERA into Thursday's start in San Diego against the Mariners.
Josh Rutledge scratched with sickness
Rutledge went 0 for 6 and struck out twice in his first game with Colorado Springs after being optioned by the Rockies earlier this week. It was Rutledge's first work in Triple-A in his career.
Josh Donaldson reaches base five times vs. Astros
Jason Castro belts two home runs vs. A's
Matt Dominguez homers twice vs. A's