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Struggling Garcia faces Halladay at Safeco Field

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Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Toronto ace will shoot for a major league best 17th win tonight when he anchors the Toronto against the Seattle at Safeco Field. After starting the season 0-2, Halladay has won 16 of his last 17 decisions dating back to April 15 against the New York . The 26-year-old went the distance in his last start, allowing nine hits and three runs in a victory over Tampa Bay. Halladay struck out six and didn't permit a free pass in the winning effort.

Halladay has registered a 2-2 mark with a 3.25 ERA in five games versus the in his career. The righthander has surrendered 34 hits and 13 earned runs over 36 innings of action against Seattle.

Seattle will send struggling righthander to the hill tonight. Garcia is winless (0-6) over his last eight starts, including a defeat to Cleveland last week. The hurler allowed six hits and two runs over 6 1/3 innings, while fanning seven and walking none. Garcia hasn't posted a victory since June 24 against Anaheim.

Garcia has tallied a 4-3 record with a 5.68 ERA in 10 contests against the . The Venezuelan has allowed 65 hits and 36 earned runs over 57 frames of action versus Toronto.

Toronto got the best of the by a score of 5-3 in the series-opener on Monday. drove in a pair of runs during a four-run third inning as the held on for the win. homered for the , who have won three of their last five games.

Toronto's , who is riding an 18-game hitting streak, did not play.

(7-8) started and picked up the win after allowing just two runs over 6 2/3 innings. The big lefthander surrendered nine hits, struck out three and walked one. He left the game after getting hit on the left arm with a line drive off the bat of .

got the final out to notch his fourth save.

homered for the , who have lost four of their last six games. Seattle's advantage in the West fell to three games over second place Oakland, which beat Boston on Monday.

(13-7) was charged with the loss after allowing five runs -- four earned -- on six hits in six innings.

Seattle pitcher made his major league debut, allowing one hit in 1 2/3 innings with a walk and a strikeout.

Pitcher , traded from the last week for , made his home debut with the . Benitez retired all four batters he faced.

The won six of nine meetings between these clubs in 2002, including two of three at home. Over the last three years, Seattle has tallied a 20-9 mark versus the .

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