SEATTLE MARINERS WINTER LEAGUE UPDATE

Games of November 5, 2012
DOWN UNDER IN THE ABL: The ABL’s 6 clubs - the Sydney Blue Sox, Melbourne Aces, Brisbane Bandits, Perth Heat, Adelaide Bite, and Canberra Cavalry will compete in a 46 game, 14 week regular season. Approximately 40% of players in the ABL are affiliated by teams from Major League Baseball, Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball and the Korean Baseball Organization. The Adelaide Bite will feature a core group of veteran Australian players who’ll be joined by a dozen international import prospects from the Seattle Mariners and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. First baseman Ji Man Choi, outfielder Nathan Melendres and right-handed pitchers Seon Gi Kim and Andrew Kittredge will represent the Mariners on the Bite roster. Melendres (1x4, R, HR, RBI) hit a home solo home run in the 8th inning in the first game of the season on Nov. 1 vs. Perth. He is currently batting .200 (2x10) with 1 run scored, 1 home run and 2 RBI in the first 3 games. AFL RISING STARS GAME: The Arizona Fall League had its 7th annual Rising Stars Game on Saturday, November 3 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick as the East Division defeated the West Division 9-4. Infielder Nick Franklin (1x3), catcher Mike Zunino (0x2) and left-handed pitcher James Paxton (1.0,2,0,0,1,2) represented the Mariners on the West Division Rising All-Star squad. STARS SEEING STARS: MLB.com conducted a survey of the participants in the 2012 Rising Stars Game, asking each a simple question: Who in the game, other than yourself, do you think is the most likely to become a Major League star? A total of 40 players responded, providing a wide range of responses. Mariners catching prospect Mike Zunino and Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton tied with five votes apiece. Zunino has hit safely in 12 of 14 games, batting .259 (15x58) with 8 runs scored, 7 extra-base hits (3-2B, 2-3B, 2-HR) and 11 RBI in the AFL. KNOCKING IN RUNS: C Mike Zunino, INF Stefen Romero, INF Nick Franklin and OF Vinnie Catricala have combined to knock in 40 of the Peoria Javelinas 117 RBI in the teams first 23 games. Franklin currently leads the Javelinas with 13 RBI, while Zunino ranks 2nd with 11 RBI and Catricala is T4th with 9 RBI. STREAKING: INF Nick Franklin has recorded a hit and knocked in at least 1 run in each of the last 5 games he has appeared for the Javelinas, batting .412 (7x19) with 5 runs scored, 1 double, 1 triple, 1 home run and 7 RBI. He has hit safely in 10 of 14 games with 5 multi-hit contests, batting .333 (16x48) with 9 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs and 13 RBI. ROMO ON FIRE: INF Stefen Romero has hit safely in 8 of 9 games he has appeared with the Javelinas, batting .378 (14x37) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 home run and 7 RBI. COMFORT OF HOME: OF Carlos Peguero has hit safely in 4 of 6 games with 3 multi-hit contests with Gigantes del Cibao in the Dominican Winter League. Overall he is batting .350 (7x20) with 3 runs scored, 1 double, 1 home run and 4 RBI. LORD FARQUHAR: LH Danny Farquhar is 1-1 with 3 saves and a 1.74 ERA (2 ER, 10.1 IP) in 10 relief appearances with Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan Winter League. He has limited opponents to a .250 (10x40) average, while walking 5 and striking out 13. INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE/CO-OP WRAP: The Mariners announced OF Jose Leal was named the Most Improved Player and RHP Scott DeCecco was named the Most Improved Pitcher during the Mariners Instructional League in Peoria, while OF James Jones (Most Improved Player) and RHP George Mieses (Most Improved Pitcher) were highlighted for their improvement during the Co-op League. Leal, who was signed as a non-drafted free agent in 2011, hit .078 (6x77) in 27 games with the Mariners in the Arizona League during his first professional season. DeCecco, the Mariners 21st round selection in the 2012 First Year Player Draft, went 2-4 with a 5.95 ERA in 16 games (9 GS) with Short-A Everett during his rookie campaign. Jones, who set a career-high with 26 stolen bases in 2012, hit .306 (151x493) with 109 runs scored, 54 extra base hits (28-2B, 12-3B, 14-HR) and 76 RBI in 126 games with Single-A High Desert last season. Mieses, who spent a majority of the season on the disabled list, went 1-3 with a 4.93 ERA in 12 games (7 GS) combined between AZL Mariners, High Desert and Jackson.
BATTERS Catricala, Vinnie Chavez, Johermyn Colina, Edilio Ford, Darren # Franklin, Nick * Jimenez, Luis Martinez, Francisco Martinez, Mario Melendres, Nathan Noriega, Gabriel * Peguero, Carlos # Rodriguez, Luis Romero, Stefen Sucre, Jesus Triunfel, Carlos Zunino, Mike PITCHERS TEAM Peoria Javelinas Navegantes del Magallanes Cardenales de Lara Leones del Caracas Peoria Javelinas Cardenales de Lara Navegantes del Magallanes Cardenales de Lara Adelaide Bite Cardenales de Lara Gigantes del Cibao Leones del Caracas Peoria Javelinas Leones del Caracas Tigres del Licey Peoria Javelinas TEAM LG. LG. AFL VWL VWL VWL AFL VWL VWL VWL ABL VWL DWL VWL AFL VWL DWL AFL AVG .213 .250 .259 .233 .333 .302 .217 .200 .200 .273 .350 .295 .378 .316 .333 .259 ERA 4.91 5.79 1.74 9.64 1.42 1.42 10.12 7.45 0.00 5.68 5.14 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.31 G 4 8 10 6 7 9 1 9 5 5 2 2 1 3 8 G 14 11 7 18 13 12 13 7 3 19 6 19 9 10 6 14 GS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 AB 47 20 27 73 48 43 23 5 10 55 20 61 37 19 9 58 CG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 R 2 3 1 9 9 5 3 3 1 4 3 6 6 2 0 8 H 10 5 7 17 16 13 5 1 2 15 7 18 14 6 3 15 SHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2B 1 0 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 6 2 1 0 3 SV 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3B 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 HR 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 RBI BB 9 5 2 5 13 9 0 0 2 3 4 8 7 2 3 11 H 4 12 10 14 6 2 3 13 6 14 8 2 2 4 7 3 2 2 10 9 10 1 0 1 2 3 12 0 3 0 5 IBB SO 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 14 10 3 11 10 8 5 1 1 12 7 7 6 2 1 14 HR 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 HB 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 SB 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 BB 0 2 5 4 0 4 2 3 3 6 1 0 0 0 2 CS 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 IBB 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 OBP .250 .348 .355 .333 .439 .434 .250 .200 .273 .298 .500 .449 .395 .391 .333 .317 SO 3 5 13 5 11 5 1 11 4 16 3 1 0 1 12 SLG .298 .400 .259 .301 .563 .488 .261 .200 .500 .291 .550 .393 .514 .368 .333 .483 BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 OPS .548 .748 .614 .635 1.001 .922 .511 .400 .773 .589 1.050 .842 .908 .760 .667 .800 WP GO/AO 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 6.00 1.00 0.88 1.63 5.00 2.50 0.33 1.14 2.67 0.90 2.20 5.00 0.00 1.25 2.80 SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 DP 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 SH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 HBP 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1 0 0 0 ---GAMES BY POSITION--DP 1B 2B 3B SS OF C E 4 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 1 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 AB 15 37 40 39 25 19 8 41 24 51 27 10 5 15 39 0 0 6 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 17 3 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 10 0 18 0 0 2 0 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 GF 2 1 7 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 11 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 6 0 2 3 0 2 2

W L 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0

SVO IP 2 0 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 9.1 10.1 9.1 6.1 6.1 2.2 9.2 7.2 12.2 7.0 2.2 1.0 3.2 11.2

R ER 2 7 3 10 2 1 3 8 0 8 5 0 0 0 3 2 6 2 10 1 1 3 8 0 8 4 0 0 0 3

WHIP AVG 1.09 1.50 1.45 1.93 0.95 0.95 1.88 1.66 1.17 1.58 1.29 0.75 2.00 1.09 0.77 .267 .324 .250 .359 .240 .105 .375 .317 .250 .275 .296 .200 .400 .267 .179

TBF SF 15 42 47 46 26 26 12 44 27 57 31 10 5 15 42 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

HLD 0 5 1 0 0 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2

Arias, Jonathan Leones del Escogido DWL Bawcom, Logan Peoria Javelinas AFL Farquhar, Danny Cardenales de Lara VWL Guaipe, Mayckol Caribes de Anzoategui VWL * Jimenez, Cesar Cardenales de Lara VWL * Jimenez, Jose Cardenales de Lara VWL Kittredge, Andrew Adelaide Bite ABL * LaFromboise, Bobby Peoria Javelinas AFL Medina, Yoervis Cardenales de Lara VWL * Paxton, James Peoria Javelinas AFL Ramirez, Erasmo Cardenales de Lara VWL * Robles, Mauricio Tiburones de La Guaira VWL * Robles, Mauricio Cardenales de Lara VWL * Robles, Mauricio LAG, LAR Smith, Carson Peoria Javelinas AFL KEY: * - lefthanded hitter/pitcher, # - switch hitter Arizona Fall League Standings: EAST Scottsdale Scorpions Salt River Rafters Mesa Solar Sox WEST Peoria Javelinas Surprise Saguaros Phoenix Desert Dogs W 14 12 9 L 9 10 10 PCT .609 .545 .474

Venezuela Winter League Standings: W 13 11 11 10 11 10 9 5 L 7 8 9 9 10 10 12 15 PCT .650 .579 .550 .526 .524 .500 .429 .250 GB 1.5 2.0 2.5 2.5 3.0 4.5 8.0 Home 7-5 7-2 7-2 4-6 8-4 6-4 6-4 2-6 Away 6-2 4-6 4-7 6-3 3-6 4-6 3-8 3-9 Streak L1 W2 L2 L2 W4 W1 W2 L9 L10 7-3 7-3 4-6 3-7 6-4 5-5 8-2 1-9

W 12 11 6

L 10 10 15

PCT .545 .524 .286

GB 0.5 5.5 GB 1.5 3.0

Home 8-5 6-4 3-7 Home 9-2 9-3 5-3

Away 4-5 5-6 3-8 Away 5-7 3-7 4-7

Div 7-3 5-4 2-7 Div 4-5 5-6 5-3

Streak L1 L3 W1 Streak W3 L2 W3

L10 6-4 5-5 3-7 L10 5-5 5-5 5-5

Aguilas del Zulia Cardenales de Lara Navegantes del Magallanes Bravos de Margarita Leones del Caracas Caribes de Anzoategui Tiburones de La Guaira Tigres de Aragua

Dominican Winter League Standings: W 10 9 8 8 6 5 L 6 7 7 7 10 9 PCT .625 .563 .533 .533 .375 .357 GB 1.0 1.5 1.5 4.0 4.0 Home 7-2 6-3 1-6 3-3 4-3 3-5 Away 3-4 3-4 7-1 5-4 2-7 2-4 Streak W4 L4 W2 W5 L3 L2 L10 7-3 5-5 6-4 6-4 3-7 3-7

Australian Baseball League Standings: W 3 2 0 0 1 0 L 0 1 0 0 2 3 PCT 1.000 .667 .333 .000 GB 1.0 1.5 1.5 2.0 3.0 Home 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-3 Away 3-0 2-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 Streak W3 L1 W1 L3 L10 3-0 2-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-3 Aguilas Cibaenas Estrellas de Oriente Gigantes del Cibao Toros del Este Leones del Escogido Tigres del Licey

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