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09.14.13 SEA Notes

09.14.13 SEA Notes

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TONIGHT’S TILT
…the Mariners continue a season-long 10-game, 3-city road trip tonight with thesecond o a three-game Interleague series vs. the St. Louis Cardinals (0-1)…also visit Detroit (4games) and Anaheim (3 games) during the fnal road trip o the season…tonight’s game will betelevised on
 ROOT SPORTS
in HD & broadcast on 710 ESPN Seattle & the Mariners Radio Network.
ODDS AND ENDS
…have dropped 5 straight games (9/8-current), the third losing streak o at least3 games since August 23…are 3-9 over last 12 games (the month o September) and 6-14 over last20 games…34-36 vs. the AL West, 14-18 vs. AL East, 10-17 vs. AL Central and
7-11 in Interleagueplay 
…are 33-42 at Saeco Field and 32-40 on the road (18-15 since start o July on the road).
RISP Comparison
– Seattle is batting .229 (254x1111) with RISP (27th in MLB); St. Louis leads MLBbatting .327 (400x1224) with RISP.
Let on Let
Kyle Seager
has hit 10 o his 22 HR vs. LHP…T2nd-most HR by a LH batter o a LHpitcher this season (C. Davis - 13, J. Bruce - 10).
Honest Abe
 Abraham Almonte
has recorded a hit in 9 o 10 games w/AB (.256/10x39).
Homer Happy 
– Seattle ranks 3rd in MLB with 169 home runs (hit 149 in ‘12, 109 in ‘11, 101 in ‘10).
In a Pinch
– Mariners pinch-hitters are batting .311 (19x61, 3 HR), best in the Majors.
K/9.0 IP
– Mariners relievers lead the Majors averaging 9.70 K/9.0 IP…has set a single-season clubrecord or strikeouts by relie pitchers with 491 (old record: 476 in 1996).
Hold Them
– Seattle has allowed 15 SB this month (12 G), ater allowing 15 in July/August combined.
Down the Stretch
– The Mariners have 15 games remaining (in 16 days) to close out the 2013 season.
EXTRA INNING MISERY 
…the Mariners suered their club-record 13th extra-inning loss last night(6-13)…the 19 extra-inning games are tied or 2nd-most in club history, trailing the 21 games in 1982(9-12) and tied with 1986 (8-11) and 1991 (9-10)…Seattle trails only the Chicago White Sox (8-14) orextra-inning deeats this season…
Seattle has lost 6 straight (and 7 o 8) extra-inning games, anddating back to July 1, 2012, dropped 21 o 27 games to go into bonus rames
.
GUT PUNCH (AGAIN)
…last night’s walk-o loss (on a passed ball in the 10th inning) was the Mariners12th walk-o loss this season…Seattle leads the American League with 12 walk-o deeats, andtrails only the Miami Marlins (13)…over the last our seasons (since 2010), the Mariners have rackedup 48 walk-o losses (2010: 12, 2011: 13, 2012: 11: 2013: 12), by ar the most in the Majors ahead osecond-place St. Louis and Cincinnati (both with 36)…last night was also the Mariners MLB-leading25th loss in the opponents fnal at-bat (CWS is 2nd w/24).
THIS DATE IN MARINERS HISTORY 
…on this day in 1990,
Ken Griey Jr.
and
Ken Griey Sr.
hitback-to-back home runs in the top o the frst inning o Kirk McCaskill o the Caliornia Angels…theGriey’s became the only ather/son to hit back-to-back home runs in Major League history.
WELCOME BACK SIMBA 
…Mariners Senior Advisor to the GM
Ted Simmons
is a well-known namearound Busch Stadium…Simmons played 13 o his 21 MLB seasons with St. Louis (1968-1980) andis the Cardinals all-time leader in games played by a catcher (Molina is 2nd with 1,181)…Simmonswas an 8-time All-Star (6 with St. Louis) and caught two Cardinals no-hitters (Gibson & Forsch).
 AGELESS
Raul Ibañez
leads the team (T10th in AL) with 27 home runs…Ibañez has 37 home runssince turning 40 on June 2, 2012 (last season), including 18 homers in 78 games as a 41-year-old(since 6/2/13)…Raul hit only 28 home runs in 371 games prior to turning 30…
 APPROACHING 300
Raul has recorded 298 career HR, 2 short o 300 or his career (154 hit in a Mariners uniorm)…his 27home runs this season are 3rd-most in his 18-season MLB career (34 in ‘09 w/PHI & 33 in ‘06 w/SEA).
200.0 INNINGS FOR KUMA 
…Hisashi Iwakuma tossed 7.0 innings o scoreless ball last night,but recorded the no-decision…Iwakuma has logged a team-high and career-best 203.2 IP (2nd in AL)… Kuma becomes just the ourth Japanese-born pitcher to throw at least 200.0 innings in aMLB season, joining Hideo Nomo (4x: 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003), Hiroki Kuroda (2x: 2011, 2012) andDaisuke Matsuzaka (2007).
KIDS TABLE (FOR 4)
…the Mariners current starting rotation includes youngsters
James Paxton
(born11/6/88,
Erasmo Ramirez
(5/2/90),
Taijuan Walker
(8/13/92) and
Brandon Maurer
(7/3/90)…Taijuan is21.022, Erasmo is 23.141, James is 24.318 and Brandon is 23.073…makes
Felix Hernandez
(27.166)and
Hisashi Iwakuma
(32.155)
 
look like graybeards.
 YOUNG UP THE MIDDLE
Brad Miller
(SS) and
Nick Franklin
(2B), both rookies, have made51 starts together this season in the middle infeld…marks the 2nd-most starts by a rookie 2B/SScombination in club history, and most since the club’s inaugural season in 1977 (Jose Baez-2B, CraigReynolds-SS; 54 games)…it is the most starts by a SS/2B combo
 by an American League team
sincethe Kansas City Royals in 1991 (Terry Shumpert-2B, David Howard-SS; 51 games).
HITS & WALKS LEADER
Kyle Seager
leads the team with 155 hits (Morales 2nd w/154) and is tiedor the team lead with 57 walks (with Smoak)…Seager is looking to become the frst Mariner to leadthe team in hits and walks since Edgar Martinez in 1995 (182 hits, 116 walks).
MULTI-HIT MILLER
Brad Miller
has recorded 27 multi-hit games, 3rd-most on the team despitenot making his MLB/season debut until June 28 (68 games)…since June 28, Miller ranks 4th in the American League in multi-hit games (E. Hosmer - 34, V. Martinez - 29, A. Beltre - 28) and
ranks 2ndamong MLB rookies in hits (trailing only Yasiel Puig (76)
.
 YOU ALREADY KNOW
…that
Kyle Seager
started his 100th consecutive game at third base lastnight (every team game since 5/24)…
BUT DID YOU KNOW?
…it just the 7th time in club history aplayer has started 100 consecutive team games in a single season at the
 same position
, and frstsince 1998 when Alex Rodriguez (145 at SS) and Ken Griey Jr. (114 in CF)…the previous longestsingle-season streak at the hot corner was a 74-game streak by Adrian Beltre in 2006.
TONIGHT’S GAME INFORMATION
Starting Pitchers: LHP James Paxton (1-0, 1.50) vs. RHP Michael Wacha (3-0, 2.72)
4:15 pm Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle / Mariners.com TV:
 ROOT SPORTS
 
Day Date Opp. Time Mariners Pitcher Opposing Pitcher TELEVISION
Sunday Sept. 15 @STL 11:15 am RH
Erasmo Ramirez
(5-1, 4.57) at RH Shelby Miller (13-9, 3.05)
ROOT SPORTS All games broadcast on 710 ESPN Seattle & the Mariners Radio Network 
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
.193
Batting average by opponents o
Hisashi Iwakuma
with runners in scoringposition this season (26x135).
2.87
Hisashi Iwakuma
ranks 4th in the Amer-ican League in ERA.
12
Walk-o losses by the Mariners this sea-son (48 over last 4 seasons).
13
Extra inning losses by the Mariners to seta single-season club record.
298
Career home runs by
Raul Ibañez
.
HR BY SWITCH HITTERS
Kendrys Morales
has hit 21 home runsthis season, setting a club record ormost HR in a season by a switch-hitter:
Rk Player HR Year LH RH1. K. Morales 21 2013 16 52. J. Smoak 19 2012 12 7
D. Segui 19 1998 13 6
4. J. Smoak 16 2013 16 05. J. Smoak 15 2011 11 4
PITCHERS AT THE PLATE
James Paxton
will step to the plate orthe frst time in his proessional careertonight (including minors)…Marinerspitchers are 0-or-19 with 12 strikeoutsthis season.
 VS. THE CARDINALS
Tonight is the second o three games vs.the Cardinals…Seattle is 3-7 all-time vs.St. Louis, including going 1-3 here and0-3 at the old Busch Stadium (in 2004).
 Year Home Road Totals
2002 2-1 0-0 2-12004 0-0 0-3 0-32010 0-0 1-2 1-22013 0-0 0-1 0-1
 All-Time 2-1 1-6 3-7
MOST HR, AGE 41 SEASON
Rk Player HR Year Age Tm
1. Ted Williams 29 1960 41 BOS2. Barry Bonds 28 2007 42 SFG
3. Raul
Ibañez
27 2013 41 SEA 
4. Barry Bonds 26 2006 41 SFG5. Darrell Evans 22 1988 41 DET
INTERLEAGUE SHUTOUTS
The Mariners have recorded 32 shutoutsin Interleague play, the most by anyteam during the history o Interleagueplay (since 1997):
1. Seattle
.......................................
32
2. New York (NL) ............................24
INTERLEAGUE PITCHING
The Mariners boast the best ERA inInterleague history…Seattle’s hurlershave compiled a 3.63 ERA in 302games since the start o Interleagueplay in 1997 (160-142 record).
Saturday, September 14, 2013 Game #148 (65-82)Busch Stadium
SEATTLE MARINERS (65-82) at ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (86-61)
Road #73 (32-40)
 
2013 Mariners GaMe notes satUrDaY septeMber 14, 2013 at st. LoUis CarDinaLs paGe 2
TONIGHT’S MARINERS STARTERLHP JAMES PAXTON
2013/Career MLB Breakdown:
W-L ERA G/GS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Overall 1-0 1.50 1/1 6.0 4 2 1 1 3 1Home 1-0 1.50 1/1 6.0 4 2 1 1 3 1Road --- --- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --vs. STL --- --- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 AAA Breakdown (Tacoma Rainiers):
W-L ERA G/GS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Overall 8-11 4.45 28/26 145.2 158 84 72 58 131 10Home 5-5 4.57 16/14 80.2 83 49 41 30 85 8Road 3-6 4.29 12/12 65.0 75 35 31 28 46 2
Career MiLB Breakdown:
W-L ERA G/GS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Overall 23-18 3.45 66/64 347.0 327 158 133 155 372 18Home 12-10 3.55 38/36 204.1 183 94 76 87 220 11Road 11-8 3.60 28/28 142.2 144 64 57 68 152 7Start 23-18 3.37 64 342.1 319 153 128 150 367 16Relie 0-0 9.64 2 4.2 8 5 5 5 5 2
 ABOUT PAXTON
24-year-old let-hander is making his 2nd career Major Leaguestart tonight vs. the Cardinals.Selected by Seattle in the 4th round o the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Drat.Native o Lander, British Columbia...attended Delta Second-ary School.Pitched or the University o Kentucky, 2007-09...was 11-5,4.91 ERA (81 ER, 148.1 IP) and 168 K’s in 55 G/24 GS.Originally selected by TOR in the Supplemental 1st round(39th overall) in the 2009 MLB June Drat, but did not sign.Went 1-2 with a 4.08 ERA (8 ER, 17.2 IP) in 4 starts with GrandPraire in the Independent League in 2010.Went 6-3, 2.37 ERA (25 ER, 95.0 IP) in 17 GS in frst pro sea-son in 2011 combined between A Clinton & AA Jackson.Pitched or the World squad in the 2011 MLB Futures game...named to Midwest League All-Star team in 2011.Pitched or the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall Leagueollowing the 2012 season (1-1, 5.68, 5 GS, 16 K).Ranked as the Mariners No. 5 prospect by Baseball Americaand MLB.com (#61 overall) heading into the 2013 season...also listed by MLB.com as the No. 5 let-handed prospect inbaseball heading into the 2013 season.
LAST TIME OUT
…Recorded the win in his Major League de-but on Sept. 7 vs. TB...overall allowed 2 runs (1 ER) on 4 hits, while walking1 and striking out 3...allowed a 2-run home run to Evan Longoria in the 6thinning, ater holding the Rays scoreless over the frst 5.0 innings.
WHAT A DEBUT
…Paxton is the 7th Mariners pitcher to allow 4 hits or less, whiletossing at least 6.0 innings in his Major League debut on Sept. 7 vs. TB (last:Blake Beavan, 7/3/11 vs. SD)…Paxton also joins Beavan as the only startersin ranchise history to allow 1 earned run or less on 4 hits or less in at least6.0 innings in their Major League debut...Paxton is the 8th Mariners pitcher toallow 1 earned run or less in Major League debut, but only the 3rd to do it in atleast 6.0 innings…he joins Blake Beavan (7.0 IP, 1 ER – 7/3/11 vs. SD) and ErikHanson (7.1 IP, 2 R, 0 ER – 9/5/88 at MIN) as the only other Mariners pitcherto accomplish this eat.
 A WIN TO REMEMBER
Paxton
became the 12th Mariners pitcher to recorda win in frst ML start as a Mariner, including the 2nd this season (also: TaijuanWalker, 8/30 at HOU)…the other 10 Mariners to start and win in their ML debutinclude: Bob Stoddard (9/4/81 at BOS), Matt Young (4/6/83 vs. NYY), MarkLangston (4/7/84 vs. MIL), Pat Rice (5/18/91 at NYY), Bob Wolcott (8/18/95vs. BOS), Freddy Garcia (4/7/99 vs. CWS), Joel Pineiro (8/8/2000-G1 at CWS),Travis Blackley (7/1/04 vs. TEX), Blake Beavan (7/3/11 vs. SD) and Anthony Vasquez (8/23/11 vs CLE-G2).
MAKING HIS MLB STARTING DEBUT
Paxton
is the 3rd Mariners pitchers tomake his ML debut in 2013, but only the 7th since 2005, joining Taijuan Walker(8/30/13), Brandon Maurer (4/4/13), Anthony Vasquez (8/23/11), Blake Beavan(7/3/11), Michael Pineda (4/5/11) and Felix Hernandez (8/4/05).
 AS A RAINIER
…Went 8-11 with a 4.45 ERA (72 ER, 145.2 IP) in 28 G/26 GS with AAA Tacoma in his frst AAA season...one o 5 Rainiers players (4 pitch-ers) to earn PCL Pitcher o the Week honors (June 17-23), going 1-0 and striking out 16 batters through 12.0 innings over 2 starts during that stretch.
COMPLETE GAME SHUTOUT
Paxton
tossed his frst career shutout as the Tacoma Rainiers blanked the Tucson Padres 7-0 at Kino Veterans Memo-rial Stadium on July 8...limited the Padres to 5 hits, all singles, and walked 2 with 4 strikeouts over a career-high 9.0 innings o work...prior to this start,the longest start o Paxton’s career was 7.0 innings (Aug. 12, 2011 vs. Huntsville).
STRIKEOUT MASTER
Paxton
struck out 131 batters in 145.2 innings with Tacoma in 2013...fnished T3rd in the PCL in strikeouts, while ranking 2ndamongst all Mariners armhands...also ranked 5th amongest starters in the PCL with a 8.04 K/9.0 innings...in his 3 year career, Paxton 372 batters in347.0 career innings (9.65 K/9.0 IP)...since 2011 ranked 2nd amongst all Mariners minor league players in strikeouts, trailing only Taijuan Walker (391),while his 9.65 K/9.0 innings is T13-highest (also: Taijuan Walker).
2013 MINOR LEAGUE AAA TACOMA RAINIERS SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
Limited opponents to a .277 (158x571) average, including a .222 (30x135) clip vs. let-handed batters...did not allow a home run to a let-handed batter.Recorded 10 quality starts, including tossing at least 7.0 innings 5 times.Tied or the PCL lead with 2 complete games: 7/8 at Tucson (9.0,5,0,0,2,4) and 7/27 at Reno (8.0,4,1,1,0,4).Struck out at least 10 batters in a starts twice: May 13 at New Orleans (5.2,7,3,1,1,10) and June 22 vs. Fresno (6.0,3,0,0,1,11)...has struck out at least10 batters in a start 9 times in his career (career-high - 13 on 6/16/11 vs. Quad Cities w/Clinton).Went 3-2 with a 1.80 ERA (7 ER, 35.0 IP), including tossing 2 complete games (1 CG ShO) in 5 starts in July.
MINOR LEAGUE CAREER
…is 23-18 with a 3.45 ERA (133 ER, 347.0 IP) in 66 G/64 GS in 3 minor league seasons...has limited opponents to a .251(327x1303), while walking 155 and striking out 372 in 347 innings...has held let-handed batters to a .222 (76x342) average...only 15 o his 76 hitsallowed to a let-handed batter went or extra bases, including only allowing 2 career home runs vs. a southpaw.
PAXTON’s 2013 MLB STARTS
 
scrDT OPP SCR W-L IP H R ER BB SO HR left PC-K 
9/7 TB 6-2 W (1-0) 6.0 4 2 1 1 3 1 2-6 95-59
SEPT: 1 GS, 1-0, 1.50 6.0 4 2 1 1 3 1
PAXTON’s 2013 AAA STARTS
 
scrDT OPP SCR W-L IP H R ER BB SO HR left PC-K 
4/7 @FRE 4-5 ND 4.0 7 2 2 0 6 0 1-2 82-564/12 SLC 4-8 L (0-1) 4.2 4 5 4 3 6 0 0-5 88-494/17 FRE 8-0 W (1-1) 6.0 2 0 0 4 5 0 8-0 96-544/22 @SLC 11-13 L (1-2) 1.2 8 6 6 3 0 2 1-6 66-364/28 @LAS 5-3 ND 4.2 5 2 2 2 5 0 2-2 94-53
APRIL: 5 GS, 1-2, 6.00 21.0 26 15 14 12 22 2
5/3 REN 7-6 W (2-2) 5.0 2 1 1 1 9 0 5-1 84-515/8 @OKC 6-7 ND 5.0 3 0 0 3 3 0 4-0 86-485/13 @NEW 3-5 L (2-3) 5.2 7 3 1 1 10 0 2-4 97-635/19 MEM 6-4 ND 4.2 7 5 4 0 3 1 3-5 98-695/24 @REN 5-8 L (2-4) 5.1 8 6 6 3 4 0 4-7 91-53
MAY: 5 GS, 1-2, 4.21 25.2 27 15 12 8 29 1
6/1 SAC 5-3 ND 4.0 5 3 2 2 2 0 2-3 88-566/7 LAS 5-12 L (2-5) 4.1 8 9 7 4 6 2 1-5 90-566/12 @LAS 12-5 W (4-4) 5.0 9 4 3 3 1 0 9-4 91-606/17 @SAC 7-5 W (5-4) 6.0 4 1 0 2 5 0 7-1 98-556/22 FRE 1-2 ND 6.0 3 0 0 1 11 0 0-0 98-676/28 LAS 0-9 L (4-6) 5.1 10 7 7 1 5 2 0-7 95-63
JUNE: 6 GS, 2-2, 5.58 30.2 39 24 19 13 30 4
7/3 COL 5-2 W (5-6) 5.0 5 2 2 4 6 0 4-2 96-587/8 @TUC 7-0 W (6-6) 9.0 5 0 0 2 4 0 CG 104-667/13 REN 1-4 L (6-7) 7.0 7 3 3 0 6 1 7-0 96-657/22 TUC 4-2 W (7-7) 6.0 4 1 1 0 7 0 1-3 93-647/27 @REN 1-0 L (7-9) 8.0 4 1 1 0 4 0 CG 94-70
JULY: 5 GS, 3-2, 1.80 35.0 25 7 7 6 27 1
8/1 OMA 2-4 L (7-10) 3.0 7 4 3 1 3 0 0-4 75-458/6 IOW 3-10 ND 2.2 6 3 3 4 2 1 rel. 82-478/12 @RR 1-5 L (7-11) 6.0 8 2 2 5 3 0 1-2 104-598/17 COL 5-3 ND 7.0 6 3 2 3 4 0 0-3 100-608/22 @TUC 6-9 L (7-11) 4.2 7 8 8 4 1 0 5-8 79-478/27 SLC 7-1 W (8-11) 8.0 5 1 0 1 7 0 7-1 102-63
AUGUST: 6 G/5 GS, 1-3, 5.17 31.1 39 21 18 18 20 1
9/1 SAC 10-9 ND 2.0 2 2 2 1 3 1 rel. 40-24
SEPT: 1 G, 0-1, 9.00 2.0 2 2 2 1 3 1
LAST TIMELAST START/WIN:
9/7, 6-2 vs. TB (6.0,4,2,1,1,3HR)
LAST LOSS:
None
LAST ND:
None
LAST CG:
None
LAST ShO:
None
CAREER HIGHSINNINGS:
6.0, 9/7 vs. TB
HITS:
4, 9/7 vs. TB
RUNS:
2, 9/7 vs. TB
STRIKEOUTS:
3, 9/7 vs. TB
WALKS:
1, 9/7 vs. TB
HOME RUNS
: 1, 9/7 vs. TB
LOW-HIT GAME (CG):
None
LONGEST WIN STREAK:
1, 9/7-current
LONGEST LOSING STREAK:
None
PAXTON vs. CARDINALS
Paxton is making his frst career appearance against the Cardinals.
AVG AB H HR RBI BB SO
- - - - - - -
TOMORROW’S PROBABLE STARTER: RHP ERASMO RAMIREZ (5-1, 4.57)
23-year-old right-hander is scheduled to make his 12th appearance and 11th start tomorrow vs. the Cardinals…optioned to AAA Tacoma on Aug. 30,but was recalled prior to his start on Sept. 3 without missing his turn in the rotation...ND in his last start 9/8 vs. TB (6.0,4,0,0,4,5)…
MiLB:
On the minorleague disabled list, April 11-May 28 with right triceps tendinitis…made 1 start with AA Jackson on May 28 (5.0,3,2,1,2,3) beore being transerred to AAA Tacoma on June 1…went 3-3 with a 3.09 ERA (15 ER, 43.2 IP) in 7 starts with Tacoma…
CAREER
: is 6-4 with 3.98 ERA (53 ER, 120.0 IP) in 27 G/18 GSover the last 2 seasons…is 44-20 with a 3.16 ERA (206 ER, 586.2 IP) in 103 games, 97 starts over 6 seasons in the minor leagues…
vs. INTERLEAGUE
:is making his frst career start vs. the Cardinals...is 0-1 with a 8.44 ERA (10 ER, 10.2 iP) in 3 G/2GS in his career during Interleague.
 
TEAM PITCHING
W-L ERA CG/SV IP H R ER BB-I SO HR
Season Totals 65-82 4.32 4/40 1330.1 1340 687 639 426-40 1168 163Starters 50-53 4.28 4/0 874.2 908 448 416 228-12 677 113Relievers 15-29 4.40 0/40 455.2 432 239 223 198-28 491 50Saeco 33-42 4.17 3/18 701.0 690 348 325 212-23 658 78Road 32-40 4.49 1/22 629.1 650 339 314 214-17 510 85 April 12-17 4.23 1/8 259.1 245 128 122 73-8 225 39May 12-14 4.00 1/4 231.2 224 108 103 68-7 222 27June 11-16 4.19 2/6 249.1 256 127 116 72-11 208 32July 15-10 4.20 0/9 233.2 241 119 109 76-7 204 27 August 12-16 4.94 0/11 247.2 260 148 136 92-5 218 30September 3-9 4.39 0/2 108.2 114 57 53 45-2 91 8
2013 Mariners GaMe notes satUrDaY septeMber 14, 2013 at st. LoUis CarDinaLs paGe 3
MARINERS BULLPEN BRIEFS
PITCHER LAST APP. IP,H,R,ER,BB,K LAST WIN LAST SAVE LAST LOSS SV/OPP 1st BF/RETIRED RI/STRANDED
58-Capps, rhp 9/11 vs. HOU 1.2,4,2,2,1,3,HR 9/6 vs. TB None 8/19 at OAK 0/2 (.000) 47/33 (.702) 23/21 (.909)40-Farquhar, rhp 9/9 vs. HOU 0.1,2,4,3,2,1 (L) None 9/6 vs. TB 9/9 vs. HOU 13/17 (.765) 40/28 (.700) 15/9 (.600)41-Furbush, lhp 9/13 at STL 0.2,0,1,0,1,1 (BS) 7/3 at TEX None 9/1 at HOU 0/4 (.000) 64/43 (.672) 51/34 (.667)30-LaFromboise, lhp 9/11 vs. HOU 2.0,0,0,0,0,1 None None None 0/0 (---) 6/3 (.500) 2/1 (.500)44-Luetge, lhp 9/11 vs. HOU 1.1,5,3,3,1,1 9/4 at KC 8/21/12 vs. CLE 7/31 at BOS 0/0 (---) 30/17 (.567) 21/12 (.571)37-Maurer, rhp 9/5 at KC 1.1,4,3,3,0,1 8/20 at OAK None 5/28 vs. SD* 0/0 (---) 8/5 (.625) 5/4 (.800)31-Medina, rhp 9/13 at STL 1.1,0,0,0,0,1 8/18 at TEX 6/18 at LAA 9/8 vs. TB 1/4 (.250) 58/35 (.603) 49/33 (.673)45-Noesi, rhp^ 9/11 vs. HOU 1.0,3,1,1,0,0 5/6/12 vs. MIN (GS) None 6/5/13 vs. CWS 0/0 (---) 10/3 (.300) 7/1 (.143)59-Perez, lhp 9/13 at STL 0.0,0,0,0,2,0 6/23 vs. OAK 7/5 at CIN 6/29 vs. CHI 2/3 (.667) 56/31 (.554) 37/23 (.622)57-Rufn, rhp 9/13 at STL 0.2,1,1,0,0,2 8/22/11 at CLE --- 9/13 at STL 0/0 (---) 5/3 (.600) 3/3 (1.000)54-Wilhelmsen, rhp 9/11 vs. HOU 1.0,0,0,0,0,1 8/18/12 vs. MIN 7/28 vs. MIN 7/11 vs. BOS 24/29 (.828) 52/36 (.692) 6/4 (.667)
^relief only *as a starter 
Team Bullpen Totals 40/60 (.667) 398/253 (.636) 238/160 (.672)
#58 - CARTER CAPPS, RHP 2013:
47 G, 3-3, 5.37 ERA, 0-2 SV, 8 HLD
 Career-High IP:
2.1 (9/8/12 vs. OAK)
2013-High IP:
2.0-6x (last: 8/30 at HOU)
Stranded 21 o 23 runners he has inherited, currently 3rd-lowest inherited runnersscored percentage in ranchise history (min. 20 IR).Averaging 10.23 K/9.0 IP (61 K, 53.2 IP)...his 61 K’s are T8th-most in a singleseason by a Mariners rookie reliever.W#2 9/6 vs. TB, allowing 1 R on 2 H and 2 BB in 8th inning.
0 runs allowed over 5 G (8/23-9/4) 7.2 IP, 6 H, 10 K.Matched season-high (6th time) w/2.0 IP 8/30 at HOU (1 H, 1 K).L #3 8/19 at OAK, allowing a solo HR in B9th or walko loss (0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER).In Tacoma July 11-Aug. 6 (0-0, 1.64 / 11.0 IP, 2 ER, 9 K, in 7 G w/Rainiers).
MLB W#1
4/18 vs. DET…tossed season-high 2.0 IP (2 H, 3 SO).L #1 4/13 vs. TEX on 2, 2-out runs (1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 K).
#40 - DANNY FARQUHAR, RHP 2013:
40 G, 0-3, 4.71 ERA, 13-17 SV, 2 HLD
2013/Career-High IP:
3.0: 7/31 at BOS
13-o-15 save opps since moving into closer role, including 13 o last 15 wins.
Averaging 13.14 K/9.0 IP (72 K, 49.1 IP) to rank 4th among AL relievers.BS #4 (2nd as closer) 9/9 vs. HOU (0.1,2,4,3,2,1).SV#13 9/6 vs. TB, allowing 1 H in scoreless 9th inning.Retired 16 consecutive batters, 8/16-27.
Earned SV#12 9/4 at KC with perect 9th inning.L #2 8/27 vs. TEX (1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 K); winning run scored on 2-out balk in 10th.
Recorded frst loss o season and blown save with walk-o loss 8/14 at TB.Had 10-game streak (14.2 IP) snapped o not allowing a run (7/21-8/13).
Retired 21 consec. BF, 7/28-8/7, T4th-longest amongst relievers in club history.
MLB SV #1
8/3 at BAL; stranded tying runs on base in 8th, 1-2-3 9th (2 K).Struck out 4 in career-high 3.0 hitless innings 7/31 at BOS (innings 10-12).2.2 perect IP in Mariners debut 5/18 at CLE (5 strikeouts).Selected rom AAA Tacoma on 5/17 (Noesi optioned, Pryor 60-day DL).
#41 - CHARLIE FURBUSH, LHP 2013:
64 G, 2-5, 3.03 ERA, 0-4 SV, 18 HLD
 
Career-High IP:
5.0 IP (5/27/11 vs. BOS)
2013-High IP:
3.0 (5/22 at LAA)
BS #4 despite not allowing H or ER 9/13 at STL.Leads team and T15th in AL with 64 relie appearances.Averaging 11.53 K/9.0 IP (76 K, 59.1 IP) to rank 11th among AL relievers.Stranded 34 o 51 inherited runners; stranded 15 o last 19 runners.
 Allowed 5 ER over last 24 appearances (24.1 IP, 8 BB, 27 K/1.85 ERA).
W #2 7/3 at TEX, retired all 5 BF and stranded an inherited runner.
W #1 6/18 at LAA; K’d only BF (Hamilton) to strand 2 runners in tie game.
Did not allow a run in 11 consecutive outings May 22-June 15 (10.2 IP, 2 H, 11 K).
Struck out 3 batters in a season-high 3.0 hitless innings 5/22 at LAA.Retired 11 consecutive BF 5/17-5/19 @CLE.L#1 4/17 vs. DET, allowing 1 R on 1 H and 2 BB.Inherited bases loaded jam 4/6 at CWS; retired both BF (SF, KS).
#30 - BOBBY LaFROMBOISE, LHP 2013:
6 G, 0-0, 8.44 ERA, 0-0 SV, 1 HLD
2013/Career-High IP:
1.0 (2x, last: 4/16 vs. DET)
 
Last name pronunciation: lah-rahm-BOYCEStruck out 1 in 2.0 scoreless innings 9/11 vs. HOU.Allowed 1 H in 0.2 IP 9/9 vs. HOU in frst appearance since 7/21.Making his third stint with the Mariners this season (April 10-18 & July 12-23Made Major League debut 4/10 vs. HOU, tossing 1-2-3 9th inning, includingstriking out the frst 2 BF (Chris Carter and Carlos Pena).Spent most o the season with AAA Tacoma, going 6-0 with 5 saves and a3.39 ERA (23 ER, 61.0 IP) in 45 relie appearances.
#44 - LUCAS LUETGE, LHP 2013:
30 G, 1-2, 4.81 ERA, 0-0 SV, 0 HLD
Career-High IP:
3.0 (2x, last: 5/21 at LAA)
2013-High IP:
3.0 (2x, last: 5/21 at LAA)
Last name pronunciation: LIT-kee.21 o 30 appearances this season have been scoreless.Did not allowed a R in 8 G, 8/17-9/9 (8.2 IP, 4 H, 3 BB, HB, 7 K).W#1 o 2013, and frst since 9/15/12 at TEX with 2.0 perect IP 9/4 at KC.1-2-3 9th 8/9 vs. MIL...tossed 2.0 hitless innings 8/6 vs. TOR.L#2 7/31 at BOS, allowed 2-out walk-o 1B to S. Drew in B15.Tied career-high 2 times this season with 3.0 IP (last: 5/21 vs. LAA).Recalled rom AAA Tacoma July 8 or 3rd stint with Mariners.22 G with Tacoma, 0-0-1 w/45 K in 31.0 IP.
#37 - BRANDON MAURER, RHP 2013:
18 G/11 GS, 4-8, 7.18 ERA, 0-0 SV, 0 HLD
2013-High IP (rel):
4.0 IP (8/28 vs. TEX)
2013-High IP (starter):
6.2 (4/20 at TEX)
Currently pitching in the starting rotation with next start scheduled or Tue in DET.Is 2-0, 5.68 in 7 appearances in relie...2-8, 7.93 as starter (11 GS, 52.1 IP, 43 ER).W#2 in relie on 8/20 at OAK, tossing a scoreless 7th inning (H, HB, K).W#1 in relie 8/7 vs. TOR, allowing 3 H in 3.1 scoreless IP (2 K, 5 BB).Allowed 4 R in 3.0 IP 8/2 at BAL; 1st 4 BF reached (1B, 1B, 1B, GSHR) thenretired 9 o 10 w/only BF to reach getting to 1B via error.Made 1st career relie appearance 7/30 at BOS, allowing a 2R HR in 3.0 IP.
Recalled rom AAA Tacoma July 27 (Noesi optioned).
Was 3-4, 5.21 in 10 GS with Rainiers...won in last outing, 7/24 at TUC (6.2 IP, 2 ER).
Began season in Mariners rotation; was 2-7, 6.93 in 10 GS w/Seattle.
#31 - YOERVIS MEDINA, RHP 2013:
58 G, 4-5, 2.89 ERA, 1-4 SV, 17 HLD
2013/Career-High IP:
2.1 (2x, last: 6/22 vs. OAK)Pronunciation: yo-EHR-vis meh-DEE-nah.Among AL rookie relievers, 1st in holds (17), 3rd in appearances (58), 3rd instrikeouts (66) and 5th in K/9.0 IP (9.53).
58 G are 6th-most in club history by a rookie...next: Brandon Morrow, 60 (2007).
Allowed 4 R (stranded 10 o 12 IR) rom 7/31-9/6 in 18G (21.0 IP/1.71 ERA).
MLB SV #1
6/18 at LAA w/1-2-3 10th (retired Pujols, Trumbo, Kendrick).
MLB W#1
5/26 vs. TEX; worked 1.2 ShO IP (12th/13th) in 4-3 win.• Made
MLB debut
4/16 vs. DET (1.1 IP, 2 BB, 3 K)...recalled rom AAA 4/16.Was 0-1 with a 1.50 ERA (1 ER, 6.0 IP) in 4 relie appearances or Tacoma.
#45 - HECTOR NOESI, RHP 2013:
11 G/1 GS, 0-1, 5.92 ERA, 0-0 SV, 0 HLD
Career-High IP (rel):
6.0, 6/7/11 vs. BOS
2013-High IP:
3.1-2x (last: 4/26 vs. LAA)
Made 1st app. since recall on 9/8 vs. TB...has allowed 2 ER in 2.0 IP since 9/8Recalled rom AAA Tacoma 9/3…optioned to AAA on 7/26 (post-game).In recent stint with Tacoma went 1-2, 4.62 ERA (19 ER, 37.0 IP) in 7 GS.Allowed 2 HR (including GS to M. Bourn) in 2.1 IP 7/24 vs. CLE.In 4th stint with SEA (4/18-5/17 & 5/27-6/5, 7/12-26, 9/3-current).Recorded loss in 16-inning game 6/5 vs. CWS allowing 7 H, 3 R in 3.0 IP.Worked season-high 4.1 IP (1 R/0 ER) as spot starter 4/16 at NYY.Made ‘13 debut 4/21 at Texas with 3.1 scoreless IP (1 H, 2 K)…retired fnal 10batters he aced ater leado double to I. Kinsler.Was 1-0, 0.00 in 2 GS with AA Jackson (11.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 12 SO).
#59 - OLIVER PEREZ, LHP 2013:
56 G, 2-3, 3.62 ERA, 2-3 SV, 7 HLD
 
Career-High IP:
2.2-2x, last: 9/17/12 vs. BAL
 
2013-High IP:
2.0-3x, 9/11 vs. HOU
Walked only 2 BF and allowed GW run in 10th inning (PB) 9/13 at STL.Retired 20 o 26 BF in last 8 outings (9 strikeouts).
Averaging 12.50 K/9.0 IP (69 SO, 49.2 IP) 6th in AL...K’d at least 1 BF in 39 o 56 G.
Has not allowed a run in 11 o last 12 appearances (8/5-current).Was 0-1, 12.50 in 8 G 7/8-8/5 (6.2 IP, 13 H, 9 ER, 2 HR, 3 BB, 8 SO).L #3 8/1 at BOS when 2 runners he let scored in B9th (0.1,2,2,2,0,1).
• Collected
frst MLB save
6/14 at OAK (1.0 IP, 1 H).Struck out 7 consecutive batters 5/10-15.Played or Team Mexico in the 2013 WBC, appearing in 1 game in relie.
#57 - CHANCE RUFFIN, RHP 2013:
5 G, 0-2, 5.40 ERA, 0-0 SV, 0 HLD
Career-High IP:
2.0-3x, last: 9/28/11 vs. OAK
 
2013-High IP:
1.2 (9/5 at KC)
L#2 9/13 at STL allowing 1 UER in 0.2 IP (1 H, 2 K) -- walk-o loss.L#1 o career/season 9/5 at KC allowing walk-o HR to M. Moustakas.Appearance 9/5 at KC was frst MLB appearance since 9/28/11 vs. OAK.Recalled rom AAA Tacoma on 9/3.Split MiL season between AA Jackson (4-4, 3.90, 16 GS) and AAA Tacoma(1-2, 3.94, 15 G/2 GS).Ater moving back to bullpen w/Tacoma, posted 1.74 ERA in 13 appearances.Father, Bruce, pitched 12 years in the Major Leagues.
#54 - TOM WILHELMSEN, RHP 2013:
52 G, 0-3, 3.98 ERA, 24-29 SV, 0 HLD
 
Career-High IP:
3.0 (6/12/12 at CWS)
 
2013-High IP:
2.0-2x (5/26 vs. TEX)
4.2 scoreless innings (5 G) since recall 9/1, allowing 1 H, 3 BB, 4 K.Recalled rom AAA Tacoma 9/1...optioned to AAA Tacoma 8/5...was 0-1,10.50 in 8 G, 2 GS, w/TAC (12.0 IP, 19 H, 14 R, 14 ER, 5 BB, 15 K, 3 HR).53rd career save (#24 o ‘13) 7/28 vs. MIN (1.0,1,0,0,0,0) in 6-4 win.8th in Mariners club history with 53 saves (7th is 56 saves).Right-handed batters are 11-or-85/.129 this season (10 BB, 21 K).SV#20 7/19 at HOU (1.1,2,1,1,0,2)…3rd career save o more than 1.0 IP.Converted 4 consec. SV ops, 6/3-6/10, ater going 1x4 in save ops 5/20-6/1(6 G, 0-1-1, 5.68)...in frst 17 G allowed 1 run and was 11-or-11 in save opps.
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