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09.25.13-SEA-Notes

09.25.13-SEA-Notes

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TONIGHT’S TILT
…the Mariners continue the fnal homestand o the season with the rubber gameo the three-game series vs. the Kansas City Royals (1-1)…host the A’s this weekend in a three-game series to close out the 2013 season…went 3-7 on recently-completed 10-game, 3-city roadtrip at St. Louis (1-2), Detroit (1-3) and LA Angels (1-2)…tonight’s game will be televised on
 ROOT SPORTS
in high defnition & broadcast on
710 ESPN Seattle
& the Mariners Radio Network.
ODDS AND ENDS
…recorded 13th shutout last night and have won 2 o 3…still dropped 7 o 10, 12o 16 and 16 o last 23 games…35-38 vs. the AL West, 14-18 vs. AL East,
12-21 vs. AL Central
andwent 8-12 in Interleague play…are 34-43 at Saeco Field and 35-46 on the road.
Homer Happy 
– Seattle ranks 4th in MLB with 180 home runs (hit 149 in ‘12, 109 in ‘11, 101 in ‘10)
Late Homers
– Mariners have hit 59 HR in 7th inning or later, tied or ML lead (BAL - 59).
Bullpen Blues
– Mariners bullpen ranks 29th in the Majors with a 4.48 ERA (HOU is last, 4.98).
Lord Farquhar
Danny Farquhar
has 15 saves since 8/3, T4th-most in the Majors during span.
Extra Inning Misery 
– The Mariners have set a club record with 15 extra-inning losses (6-15)…dropped 8 straight x-inning games and 23 o last 29 dating back to July 1, 2012.
KUMA ON A ROLL
Hisashi Iwakuma
has posted a 1.89 ERA (10 ER, 47.2 IP) with 6 quality startsover his last 7 starts (since 8/16)…in the month o September (4 starts) he has logged a 0.98 ERA (3ER, 27.2 IP)…or the season he ranks 3rd in the AL with a 2.76 ERA and .222 opponent avg, 2nd witha 1.02 WHIP and T7th with 22 quality starts.
PAX(K)TON
James Paxton
recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts last night in just his 4th career MLBstart, while tossing 7.0 scoreless innings (0 BB)…he joins Oakland’s Dan Straily (11 K’s, 0 BB 4/5 vs.HOU) as the only other American League rookie pitcher to record 10+ K’s in a start this season withoutallowing a walk…also the 10th Mariners rookie pitcher (19 times) to record 10+ strikeouts in a start.
SHUTOUTS
…recorded the 13th shutout victory o the season with last night’s 4-0 win over KansasCity, 3rd-most in the American League behind Cleveland (16) and Tampa Bay (16)…tied or 3rd-mostshutouts in a single season in club history (2003: 15, 2001: 14, 1991: 13,
2013: 13
, 2007: 12, 2002: 12).
FRANKLIN SURGING
Nick Franklin
has recorded a hit in 8 consecutive games (.367/11x30), hiscareer-long hitting streak…raised his season average rom .214 to .227 during the streak.
ONE SWING, TWO MILESTONES
Raul Ibañez
hit his 300th career home run Saturday vs. the Angels, also his 29th o the season to tie Ted Williams or the most home runs in a season by a playerage 40 or older…Williams also hit 29 home runs in 1960 in the fnal season o his Hall o Fame career…Raul joined Jay Buhner (7/25/00), Edgar Martinez (5/12/04), Ken Griey Jr. (4/13/98), Richie Sexson(5/1/08) and Willie Horton (6/6/79) as players who hit their 300th career homer in a Mariners uniorm.
LOTS OF BLUE
…whether Mariners Blue or Royals Blue,
Raul Ibañez
has hit the bulk o his 300career home runs with the two teams on the feld tonight…Ibañez hit 55 homers in 3 seasons with theRoyals (2001-2003), and has 156 homers in 11 seasons (in 3 stints) with the Mariners.
STRIKEOUTS (ON THE MOUND)
…the Mariners have set a single-season pitching record with 1,257strikeouts, ahead o the 1,207 whis by the 1997 pitching sta…the relievers have also set a recordwith 518 strikeouts, becoming just the 7th American League bullpen to record 500+ strikeouts in aseason…strikeout rate o 7.92 K/9.0 IP is also in line to break the current club record o 7.50 in 1997.
ROOKIE RELIEVERS
Carter Capps
(65),
Danny Farquhar
(77),
Bobby LaFromboise
(8),
BrandonMaurer
(18),
 Yoervis Medina
(69) and
Chance Rufn
(14) have combined or 251 strikeouts duringtheir rookie season, setting a ranchise record (previous: 185 in 2007)…the Mariners trail only theCardinals (275) or the Major League lead in most strikeouts by rookie relievers this season.
HONEST ABE
 Abraham Almonte
has reached base saely in all 18 o his games to open his MajorLeague career (min. 1 PA), and has recorded a hit in 16 o 19 games with an ofcial at-bat (walks inother 2 G)…the 18-game on-base streak to open a career is 2nd-longest in Mariners history, trailingonly the amazing 47-game streak by Mr. Mariner Alvin Davis in his 1984 Rookie o the Year campaign.
SO CLOSE
…the Mariners are 19-29 in one-run games this season, including going 10-20 on the roadand 9-9 at Saeco Field…during the
Eric Wedge
era (2011-2013), Seattle has had nearly one-third othe games (155 o 482) decided by one run (70-85 record) and 244 o 482 games (50.6%) decided by1 or 2 runs (111-133)…each o the last 4 Mariners deeats have been 1-run aairs.
HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS
…the Mariners host the Royals and A’s during the homestand to closeout the 2013 season…here are some highlights o the fnal homestand o the season:
King’s Court
(Friday) –
Felix Hernandez
is scheduled to make his fnal start Friday vs. Oakland.
Fan Appreciation Night
(Friday) – Post-game freworks show, team poster with 2014 schedule, prizegiveaways every inning including a new Ford C-Max Hybrid, iPad Mini, 7-day cruise and much more.
Kitchen Catcher / Kids Eat Free
(Saturday) – Kids 14 and under receive a voucher or hot dog/soda.
Kids Appreciation Day 
(Sunday) – Kids Eat Free (hot dog/soda), Moose Poster, 20 NW Mascots,special kids zone (section 184) & several great prizes (all kids 14 and under).
 AS YOU KNOW
…LHP
James Paxton
had another strong start last night, recording 10 strikeoutsin 7.0 scoreless innings, improving to 3-0 with a 1.50 ERA…
BUT DID YOU KNOW
…his ERA is the2nd-lowest mark or a pitcher in his frst our starts with the Mariners (not necessarily frst our careerstarts)?…
Felix Hernandez
tops the list, with a 1.24 ERA (4 ER, 29.0 IP) in his frst our career starts Aug. 4-20, 2005…James is also the frst Mariners pitcher to open his MLB career with a 3-game winstreak (all appearances being starts) since Freddy Garcia in 1999 (3-0, 3.73 ERA, 5 GS).
TONIGHT’S GAME INFORMATION
Starting Pitchers: RHP Ervin Santana (9-9, 3.16) vs. RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (13-6, 2.76)
7:10 p.m. Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle / Mariners.com TV:
 ROOT SPORTS
 
Day Date Opp. Time Mariners Pitcher Opposing Pitcher TELEVISION
Thursday Sept. 26 OFF DAYFriday Sept. 27 OAK 7:10 pm RH
Felix Hernandez
(12-9, 2.99) vs. RH Bartolo Colon (17-6, 2.64)
ROOT SPORTS
Saturday Sept. 28 OAK 1:10 pm RH
Brandon Maurer
(4-8, 6.48) vs. RH Jarrod Parker (12-7, 3.74)
ROOT SPORTS
Sunday Sept. 29 OAK 1:10 pm LH
James Paxton
(3-0, 1.50) vs. RH Sonny Gray (4-3, 2.90)
ROOT SPORTS
 /770 AM 
  All games broadcast on 710 ESPN Seattle & the Mariners Radio Network & home games in Spanish on ESPN Deportes Local Radio GroupSpanish Audio available for all remaining home games, presented by ROOT SPORTS via SAP (where available)
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
.188
Opponent batting average vs.
HisashiIwakuma
with RISP (4th-best in MLB).
2.76
Hisashi Iwakuma
ranks 3rd in the Amer-ican League in ERA.
2.99
Felix Hernandez
ranks 6th in the Ameri-can League in ERA.
19
Home runs hit by
Justin Smoak
to tie hiscareer-high (also hit 19 in 2012).
180
The Mariners 180 home runs, currentlyrank 7th-most in ranchise history.
1,993
Career hits by
Raul Ibañez
.
 VS. THE ROYALS
The Mariners have dropped 4 o 6games vs. the Royals this season…havewon 8 o last 11 vs. the Royals at home,including 5 o last 6 games…lead theseries 105-96 in Seattle, including 36-22at Saeco Field.
 Year Home Road Totals
2013 1-1 1-3 2-42012 4-0 3-1 7-1
 All-Time 105-96 92-119 197-215
SULTANS OF SWAT
The Mariners rank 4th in the Majors with179 home runs:
Rk Team HR
1. Baltimore Orioles ....................2042. Toronto Blue Jays ...................1833. Oakland A’s .............................182
4. Seattle Mariners
....................
180
5. Atlanta Braves ........................177
TYING TEDDY BALLGAME
Raul Ibañez
has tied Hall o Famer TedWilliams or the most home runs hit bya player age 40 or older…Raul has hit39 homers since turning 40 on June 2,2012, including 20 homers in 84 gamesas a 41-year-old (since 6/2/13)…Raul hitonly 28 HR in 371 games in his 20’s…here is a list o most homers hit in aseason age 40 or older:
Rk Player HR Year Age Tm1. Raul
Ibañez
29 2013 41 SEA 
Ted Williams 29 1960 41 BOS3. Barry Bonds 28 2007 42 SFG4. Darrell Evans 27 1987 40 DET
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Game #159 (69-89)Saeco Field
KANSAS CITY ROYALS (83-74) VS. SEATTLE MARINERS (69-89)
Home #78 (34-43)
 
2013 Mariners GaMe notes WeDnesDaY septeMber 25, 2013 Vs. Kansas CitY roYaLs paGe 2
TONIGHT’S MARINERS STARTERRHP HISASHI IWAKUMA 
2013 Breakdown:
W-L ERA G/GS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Overall 13-6 2.76 32/32 211.2 175 69 65 41 176 25Home 5-3 3.08 16/16 105.1 84 38 36 12 93 13Road 8-3 2.45 16/16 106.1 91 31 29 29 83 12vs. KC --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Career MLB Breakdown:
W-L-S ERA G/GS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Overall 22-11-2 2.91 62/48 337.0 292 118 109 84 277 42Home 11-6-0 2.83 33/26 181.1 148 61 57 38 160 21Road 11-5-2 3.01 29/22 155.2 144 57 52 46 117 21Starter 21-10-0 2.73 48/48 306.2 264 102 93 69 254 36Reliever 1-1-2 4.75 14/0 30.1 28 16 16 15 23 6vs. KC --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
 ABOUT IWAKUMA 
Pronounced: he-sash-ee ee-wah-ku-mahMaking his 33rd start and fnal start o 2013…his 63rd careerMLB appearance/1st start tonight vs. the Royals.107-69, 3.25 ERA (557 ER, 1,541.0 IP) in 226 G/225 GS w/ Kintetsu (2001-04) & Rakuten (2005-2011) in the Japan Lg.Pitched in the 2004 Athens Olympics as a member o theJapan national team (bronze medal)…also part o gold med-al-winning Japan squad in the 2009 WBC.
Named 2008 Pacifc League MVP & winner o Eiji Sawamu-ra Award (Cy Young equivalent) going 21-4, 1.87 ERA (42ER,201.2 IP) in 28 GS.
Signed by Seattle as a ree agent Jan. 5, 2012.1 o 5 Mariners pitchers born in Japan, but is only the 2ndto make a start…the only other Japan-born pitcher to makea start or the Mariners was Mac Suzuki (9 GS, last: 5/17/99vs. MIN).Named to the 2013 American League All-Star Team.
 AL LEADERS
…heading into tonight’s start is among the ALleaders in: WHIP (T2nd, 1.02), ERA (3rd, 2.76/65 ER, 211.2IP), strikeouts-to-walk ratio (5th, 4.29), walks/9.0 IP (3rd, 1.74),opponent average (3rd, .222/175x787), games started (T4th,32), innings pitched (4th, 211.2), road ERA (3rd, 2.45), qualitystarts (T7th, 22) & strikeouts (12th, 176).
LAST TIME OUT
…W#13 in Mariners 8-0 victory over the Tigers on Sept. 18…washis frst win since Aug. 27, snapping a string o 4 consecutive no decisions…allowed only 4 hits while walking 2 and striking out 6 in 8.0 scoreless innings…itwas the 9th time this season that Iwakuma has tossed at least 6.0 innings with-out allowing an earned run, the most such starts or any Major League pitcher…only one other Mariners pitcher has pitched 6-or-more innings without allowingan earned run in at least 9 starts in a single season: Felix Hernandez in 2009 (9).
NOT A BAD YEAR
…Iwakuma is 13-6 with a 2.76 ERA (65 ER, 211.2 IP) in 32starts in 2013…his 2.76 ERA by a starter is currently the 5th-lowest in ranchisehistory (162.0 innings)…he is 1 o 23 pitchers in club history to toss at least200.0 innings in a sesaon (done 58x)…he is the 5th Mariners starter to tossat least 200.0 innings in either his 1st or 2nd years in the Majors (last: FreddyGarcia, 201.1 in 1999).
GOOD COMPANY 
…is one o 5 Japanese starting pitcher with a 200.0 inningseason on his resume (enters tonight at 211.2), joining Hideo Nomo (4x), HirokiKuroda (2x), Daisuke Matsuzaka (1x) and Yu Darvish (1x)…211.2 IP is 5th-most in a single-season by a Japanese native: 7. Matsuzaka, 204.2, ‘07; 6.Nomo, 207.1, ‘97; 5. Iwakuma, 211.2, ‘13, 4. Nomo, 218.1, ‘03.
NOT FOR NOTHING
…had no-decisions 4 consecutive starts, Aug. 27-Sept. 13,posting a 2.10 ERA (25.2 IP, 6 ER)…or the season has 13 no-decisions andhas a 2.88 ERA (84.1 IP, 27 ER) in those games…bullpen has ailed to protect4 leads or him, and he has allowed 0 ER in a game a received no-decision 5times this season.
SEPTEMBER TO REMEMBER
…is 1-0 with a 0.98 ERA (3 ER, 27.2 IP) in 4starts in the month o September…has not allowed a run in his last 15.0 in-nings (2 GS)…his 0.98 ERA currently ranks 3rd in the Majors during the month(2nd in AL)…he is 4-2 with a 2.05 ERA (13 ER, 57.0 IP) in 9 career Sept. starts.
PIN POINT CONTROL
…Iwakuma has walked 0 batters in 10 o his 32 starts thisseason, which is T4th in MLB, but trails only Bartolo Colon (12) in the AmericanLeague…his 10 starts with 0 walks is currently T2nd-most in ranchise history(Moyer, 11 in 2002, Beavan, 10 in 2012)…opened the season with 18.0 con-secutive innings pitched without allowing a walk.
STILL A GOOD STREAK 
Iwakuma
allowed an earned run in the 4th inningon June 17, snapping his streak o not allowing an EARNED run at 31.2 in-nings…it is the 2nd-longest streak in Mariners history, ranking behind MarkLangston’s 34.0 consecutive innings without an earned run in 1988…prior tohis June 17 start, Kuma had not allowed an earned run since the 2nd inning ohis start on May 26 vs. Rangers.
PRETTY GOOD NUMBERS
…since moving into the starting rotation on July 2,2012 vs. Baltimore, Iwakuma has gone 21-10 with a 2.73 ERA (93 ER, 306.2 IP) in 48 starts…he has averaged 6 1/3 innings per start and recorded 31quality starts…
Iwakuma’s 2.73 ERA since his frst MLB start ranks 3rd-best in the American League
.
IT FEELS LIKE HOME
…Is 11-6, 2.83 ERA (57 ER, 181.1 IP) in 33 games/26 starts at Saeco Field, including 5-3 with a 3.08 ERA (36 ER, 105.1 IP) in 16starts this season…team is 16-7 in his last 23 starts at home (since 7/30/12).
ROAD WARRIOR
…Iwakuma has not allowed a run in 25.0 consecutive innings on the road, tying the club record held by Brian Holman (6/27-7/19/84)and Randy Johnson (5/25-6/15/94)…Iwakuma made his fnal road start o the season on Sept. 18 at DET, tossing 8.0 scoreless innings…the last runhe allowed on the road was in the 4th inning (o a 7.0 inning start) Aug. 21 at Oakland…Iwakuma will end the year with the 3rd-lowest road ERA in clubhistory at 2.45, trailing Felix Hernandez (1.99 in ‘09) & Randy Johnson (2.45 in ‘95).
IWAKUMA’s 2013 STARTS
 
scrDT OPP SCR W-L IP H R ER BB SO HR left PC-K 
4/2 @OAK 7-1 W (1-0) 6.0 2 1 1 0 7 1 4-1 88-534/7 @CWS 3-4 ND 8.0 4 3 3 0 3 2 3-3 89-624/12 TEX 3-1 W (2-0) 6.2 3 1 1 1 6 1 3-1 90-624/18 DET 2-0 ND 6.0 3 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 70-494/23 @HOU 2-3 L (2-1) 5.0 6 3 2 3 11 1 1-3 93-624/28 LAA 2-1 ND 6.0 3 1 0 0 8 0 0-1 92-66
APRIL 6 GS, 2-1, 1.67 37.2 21 9 7 5 37 5
5/4 @TOR 8-1 W (3-1) 7.0 5 1 1 3 5 0 7-1 108-745/10 OAK 6-3 W (4-1) 7.0 4 2 2 0 9 0 6-2 95-685/15 @NYY 12-2 W (5-1) 7.0 8 2 2 0 4 2 12-2 89-605/20 @CLE 8-10 ND 6.0 7 5 5 3 6 2 5-5 101-645/26 TEX 4-3(13) ND 8.0 5 2 2 0 8 1 2-2 96-745/31 @MIN 3-0 W (6-1) 7.2 7 0 0 2 5 0 3-0 98-65
MAY 6 GS, 4-0, 2.53 42.2 36 12 12 8 37 5
6/5 CWS 5-7 (16) ND 8.0 3 0 0 0 5 0 0-0 99-696/10 HOU 3-2 W (7-1) 7.0 4 1 0 1 8 0 3-1 105-726/15 @OAK 2-10 L (7-2) 5.0 8 4 4 3 3 0 2-4 92-656/21 OAK 3-6 L (7-3) 7.0 6 4 4 0 6 3 3-4 98-706/28 CHI 5-4 ND 8.0 6 4 4 0 5 2 4-4 90-69
JUNE 5 GS, 1-2, 3.09 35.0 27 13 12 4 27 5
7/4 @TEX 4-5 L (7-4) 6+ 5 4 4 1 2 2 4-2 88-547/9 BOS 8-11 ND 3.0 8 6 6 0 3 3 7-6 61-447/14 LAA 4-3 W (8-4) 7.0 7 3 3 1 7 1 4-3 96-687/20 @HOU 4-2 W (9-4) 7.0 7 2 2 2 7 0 4-2 87-607/25 MIN 8-2 W (10-4) 6.0 4 0 0 1 9 0 8-0 102-677/31 @BOS 4-5 ND 5.2 8 2 1 2 4 0 3-2 102-63
JULY 6 GS, 3-1, 4.15 34.2 38 17 16 5 32 7
8/5 TOR 1-3 L (10-5) 7.1 4 2 2 3 2 0 1-1 102-638/10 MIL 0-10 L (10-6) 6.2 9 6 6 1 3 1 0-6 81-508/16 @TEX 3-1 W (11-5) 7.0 4 1 1 3 8 0 2-1 94-578/21 @OAK 5-3 W (12-5) 7.0 7 3 3 2 2 2 4-3 96-608/27 TEX 3-4 ND 6.0 7 3 3 1 7 0 3-3 103-68
AUGUST 5 GS, 2-2, 3.97 34.0 31 15 15 10 24 3
9/1 @HOU 0-2 ND 7.0 6 0 0 1 7 0 0-0 99-669/6 TB 6-4 ND 5.2 8 3 3 2 5 1 4-3 98-669/13 @STL 1-2 ND 7.0 3 0 0 2 1 0 1-0 94-629/18 @DET 8-0 W (13-5) 8.0 4 0 0 2 6 0 7-0 105-72
SEPT. 4 GS, 1-0, 0.98 27.2 21 3 3 7 19 1
LAST TIMELAST START/WIN:
9/18, 8-0 at DET (8.0,4,0,0,2,6)
LAST LOSS:
8/10, 0-10 vs. MIL (6.2,9,6,6,1,3,HR)
LAST ND:
9/13, 1-2 at STL (7.0,3,0,0,2,1)
LAST CG:
none
LAST ShO:
none
MLB CAREER HIGHSINNINGS:
8.0, 5x, last: 6/28/13 vs. CHI
HITS:
9, 8/10/13 vs. MIL
RUNS:
6-2x, last: 8/10/13 vs. MIL
STRIKEOUTS:
13, 7/30/12 vs. TOR
WALKS:
4, 8/28/12 at MIN
LOW-HIT GAME (CG):
NA 
LONGEST WIN STREAK:
5, 2x, last: 5/4-6/10/13
LONGEST LOSING STREAK:
3, 6/15-7/4
IWAKUMA vs. ROYALS
Making his frst career appearance vs. the Royals…is the only Amer-ican League team he has not aced in his career.
AVG AB H HR RBI BB SO
J. Carroll .143 7 1 0 0 2 0
G. Kottaras .500 2 1 1 2 0 0
J. Maxwell .333 3 1 0 1 1 1
C. Pena .111 9 1 0 0 4 4
SCORELESS STREAK 
Had his scoreless innings streak snapped at 23.2 innings June 10vs. Houston (3rd inning) at the time was T8th-longest in club history(Felix Hernadez recently passed him with 24.0 scoreless IP)…here isa look at the longest scoreless streaks in Mariners history:Scoreless Innings Streak (Individual Pitcher):Mark Langston 34.0 09/14/1988 - 09/29/1988Randy Johnson 31.0 05/23/1997 - 06/13/1997Randy Johnson 29.0 05/25/1994 - 06/10/1994Shigetoshi Hasegawa 28.2 06/03/2003 - 08/17/2003Felix Hernandez 24.0 07/08/2013 - 07/26/2013Tom Wilhelmsen 24.0 05/25/2012 - 07/20/2012Jamie Moyer 24.0 06/21/2002 - 07/06/2002Edwin Nunez 24.0 06/09/1985 - 07/09/1985
Hisashi Iwakuma 23.2 05/26/2013 - 06/10/2013
FRIDAY’S PROBABLE STARTER: RHP FELIX HERNANDEZ (12-9, 2.99)
27-year-old right-hander is scheduled make his 31st start o the season on Friday vs. the Athletics…made his frst start since Sept. 2 at KC when he letin the 7th inning with oblique injury on Sept. 22 at LAA (ND, 4.0,1,1,1,4,10,HB)…
is 1.2 innings away rom his 5th consecutive 200.0 innings seasonand 5th with at least 200.0 innings and 200 strikeouts
…tossed scoreless inning in the All-Star Game…went 6-0 with a 2.11 ERA (20 ER, 85.1 IP) in12 starts, May 30-Aug. 1…W#2
(#100 o his career
 ) 4/22 at HOU w/6.0 IP o ShO ball (5 H, 9 SO)…W#1 on Opening Night at OAK, tossing 7.2 shutoutinnings in a 2-0 SEA win (7.2,3,0,0,1,8)…
CAREER:
Is 110-85 with a 3.19 ERA in 268 career starts…110 career wins is 3rd on the Mariners all-time list,tops among RHP…ranks 1st in ranchise history in ERA (min. 30 GS)…has 54 career starts 8.0 or more IP and 1 or ewer runs allowed…tossed the 23rd
PERFECT GAME
in MLB history on Aug. 15 vs. TB (9.0,0,0,0,0,12)…
vs. OAK:
is 15-6, 2.60 ERA in 28 career starts vs. the A’s, including 2-0, 0.00 ERA (0 ER, 14.2 IP) in 2 starts vs. OAK in 2013.
 
TEAM PITCHING
W-L ERA CG/SV IP H R ER BB-I SO HR
Season Totals 69-89 4.29 4/42 1429.0 1431 732 681 463-48 1257 170Starters 53-56 4.19 4/0 939.1 960 472 437 247-15 739 118Relievers 16-33 4.48 0/42 489.2 471 260 244 216-33 518 52Saeco 34-43 4.11 3/18 722.0 706 354 330 217-25 680 78Road 35-46 4.47 1/24 707.0 725 378 351 246-23 577 92 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 7-16 4.12 0/4 207.1 205 102 95 82-10 180 15
2013 Mariners GaMe notes WeDnesDaY septeMber 25, 2013 Vs. Kansas CitY roYaLs 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 9/22 at LAA 1.0,1,0,0,1,2 (H) 9/6 vs. TB None 8/19 at OAK 0/2 (.000) 51/35 (.686) 27/23 (.852)40-Farquhar, rhp 9/24 vs KC 1.0,1,0,0,0,0 None 9/22 at LAA 9/9 vs. HOU 15/19 (.789) 45/32 (.711) 15/9 (.600)41-Furbush, lhp 9/23 vs. KC 0.2,3,3,3,0,0 (BS) 7/3 at TEX None 9/19 at DET 0/6 (.000) 69/46 (.667) 56/38 (.679)30-LaFromboise, lhp 9/20 at LAA 1.1,2,1,1,0,0 None None 9/20 at LAA 0/0 (---) 9/5 (.556) 8/6 (.750)44-Luetge, lhp 9/23 vs. KC 1.0,1,1,1,2,0 (L) 9/4 at KC 8/21/12 vs. CLE 9/23 vs. KC 0/0 (---) 33/19 (.576) 23/14 (.609)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 9/24 vs KC 1.0,0,0,0,0,0 8/18 at TEX 6/18 at LAA 9/17 at DET 1/4 (.250) 62/39 (.629) 53/37 (.698)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 0/1 (.000) 10/3 (.300) 7/1 (.143)59-Perez, lhp 9/23 vs. KC 0.2,0,0,0,0,2 9/22 at LAA 7/5 at CIN 6/29 vs. CHI 2/3 (.667) 60/34 (.567) 39/25 (.641)57-Rufn, rhp 9/23 vs. KC 1.1,1,0,0,0,1 8/22/11 at CLE --- 9/13 at STL 0/1 (.000) 8/4 (.500) 5/3 (.600)54-Wilhelmsen, rhp 9/23 vs. KC 0.1,1,0,0,1,1 8/18/12 vs. MIN 7/28 vs. MIN 7/11 vs. BOS 24/29 (.828) 57/39 (.684) 9/6 (.667)
^relief only *as a starter 
Team Bullpen Totals 42/65 (.646) 434/278 (.641) 266/181 (.680)
#58 - CARTER CAPPS, RHP 2013:
51 G, 3-3, 5.65 ERA, 0-2 SV, 9 HLD
 Career-High IP:
2.1 (9/8/12 vs. OAK)
2013-High IP:
2.0-9x (last: 9/20 at LAA)
Averaging 10.20 K/9.0 IP (65 K, 57.1 IP)...his 65 K’s are 8th-most in a singleseason by a Mariners rookie reliever (up next: Brandon Morrow, 66 in 2007).0 ER in last 3.0 IP, ater allowing 7 ER in 2.2 IP (11 H, 5 BB, HB, 4 K), 9/6-17.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:
45 G, 0-3, 4.28 ERA, 15-19 SV, 2 HLD
2013/Career-High IP:
3.0: 7/31 at BOS
15-o-17 save opps since moving into closer role, including 15 o last 19 wins.
Averaging 12.68 K/9.0 IP (77 K, 54.2 IP) to rank 5th among AL relievers.Ranks 3rd all-time in ranchise history in strikeouts (77) during rookie season...trails only Enrique Romo (92, 1977) & Kazuhiro Sasaki (78, 2001).SV#15 9/22 at LAA, allowing 1 H in 9th inning.SV#14 9/14 at STL with 1-2-3 9th inning (with 1 K).Retired 16 consecutive batters, 8/16-27.
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:
69 G, 2-6, 3.84 ERA, 0-6 SV, 20 HLD
 
Career-High IP:
5.0 IP (5/27/11 vs. BOS)
2013-High IP:
3.0 (5/22 at LAA)
L#6 9/19 at DET, allowing 1 R on 3 H in 7th inning.BS #6 allowing 3 R in 0.2 IP 9/23 vs. KC (8th inning).Leads team w/20 holds...8th pitcher in ranchise history to record 20+ holds ina season...leads team and T11th in AL with 69 relie appearances.Averaging 11.23 K/9.0 IP (79 K, 63.1 IP) to rank 13th among AL relievers.Stranded 38 o 56 inherited runners; stranded 19 o last 24 runners.Allowed 5 ER over 24 G, 7/11-9/13 (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:
9 G, 0-1, 7.88 ERA, 0-0 SV, 1 HLD
2013/Career-High IP:
1.0 (2x, last: 4/16 vs. DET)
 
Last name pronunciation: lah-rahm-BOYCE1st career loss on 9/20 at LAA, allowing 2-out walk-o 1B to Iannetta in 11th.Has held opponents scoreless in 3 o 5 G since recall (2 ER, 5.1 IP).Allowed 1 H in 0.2 IP 9/9 vs. HOU in frst appearance since 7/21.In 3rd 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:
33 G, 1-3, 4.75 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.L#3 9/23 vs. KC allowing 1 R in 12th inning.23 o 33 appearances this season have been scoreless.Did not allow 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.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:
20 G/13 GS, 4-8, 6.48 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.Is 2-0, 5.68 in 7 appearances in relie...2-8, 6.44 as starter (13 GS, 64.1 IP, 46 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).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:
61 G, 4-6, 2.96 ERA, 1-4 SV, 18 HLD
2013/Career-High IP:
2.1 (2x, last: 6/22 vs. OAK)Pronunciation: yo-EHR-vis meh-DEE-nah.Among AL rookie relievers, 2nd in holds (18), 3rd in appearances (62), 3rd instrikeouts (69) and 6th in K/9.0 IP (9.27).
62 G are 5th-most in club history by a rookie...up next: 63 - Kazuhiro Sasaki in2000 and Lucas Luetge in 2012.
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:
60 G, 3-3, 3.42 ERA, 2-3 SV, 8 HLD
 
Career-High IP:
2.2-2x, last: 9/17/12 vs. BAL
 
2013-High IP:
2.0-3x, 9/11 vs. HOU
Struck out last 5 batters he has aced, including 3 9/22 at LAA.W#3 9/22 at LAA, ater striking out the side in the 5th inning.Walked only 2 BF and allowed GW run in 10th inning (PB) 9/13 at STL.Retired 28 o 35 BF in last 12 outings (14 strikeouts).
Averaging 12.65 K/9.0 IP (74 SO, 52.2 IP) 6th in AL...K’d at least 1 BF in 41 o 60 G.
0 runs in 15 o last 16 G (8/5-current), including 10.1 scoreless in last 12 G.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.
#57 - CHANCE RUFFIN, RHP 2013:
8 G, 0-2, 6.00 ERA, 0-1 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:
57 G, 0-3, 3.97 ERA, 24-29 SV, 2 HLD
 
Career-High IP:
3.0 (6/12/12 at CWS)
 
2013-High IP:
2.0-2x (5/26 vs. TEX)
2 ER in 9.1 innings (10 G) since recall 9/1, allowing 5 H, 6 BB, HB, 6 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 12-or-96/.125 this season (11 BB, 23 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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