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Santana seeks SoCal comfort vs. M's

Santana seeks SoCal comfort vs. M's

Ervin Santana returns to Angel Stadium on Tuesday night against Seattle looking to continue the dominance at home that has defined his career.

Santana, coming off a bad outing on Thursday in Detroit, is 3-1 with a 2.33 ERA in Anaheim this year.

The right-hander went only 3 2/3 innings against the Tigers, giving up eight earned runs on seven hits in his shortest outing of the season. The loss dropped Santana's record to 9-16 lifetime on the road.

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He is 22-6 in his career at Angel Stadium.

The Mariners will counter with southpaw Ryan Feierabend, who will make his 2007 season debut.

The Mariners took Monday's series opener, 12-5.

Pitching matchup
LAA: RHP Ervin Santana (3-6, 6.00 ERA)
Santana is 2-2 with a 5.34 ERA in five career starts against the Mariners.

SEA: LHP Ryan Feierabend (2007 debut)
Feierabend has never faced the Angels and seeks his first career victory.

Player to watch
Angels catcher Mike Napoli is in the midst of a career-best 14-game hitting streak. He is hitting .354 during the stretch (17-for-48)

Tickets
 Buy tickets now to catch the game in person.

On the Internet
 MLB.TV
 Gameday Audio
•  Gameday
•  Official game notes

On television
• FSN-HD

On radio
• KSPN, 830 AM (Español)

Up next
• Wednesday: Angels (Jered Weaver, 4-3, 3.68) vs. Mariners (Felix Hernandez, 3-2, 2.87), 7:05 p.m. PT
• Thursday: Angels (Kelvim Escobar, 6-2, 2.64) vs. Orioles (Brian Burres, 2-2, 3.27), 7:05 p.m. PT
• Friday: Angels (John Lackey, 8-3, 2.36) vs. Orioles (Daniel Cabrera, 4-5, 4.78), 7:05 p.m. PT

Richie Brand is contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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