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Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Game #91 (49-41

)
Safeco Field MINNESOTA TWINS (40-49) vs. SEATTLE MARINERS (49-41) Home #46 (22-23)
TONIGHT’S TILT…the Mariners continue a 7-game homestand tonight with the third of four games
vs. the Minnesota Twins (1-1)…also host the Oakland Athletics in a 3-game series this weekend to
close out the frst half of the season…coming off a 4-2 road trip vs. the Houston Astros (3-0) and
Chicago White Sox (1-2)…tonight’s game will be televised on ROOT SPORTS in HD & broadcast live
on 710 ESPN Seattle & Mariners Radio Network.
ODDS AND ENDS…lost last night, and are 2-3 in last 5…have won 6 of 9, 12 of 17 and 15 of last
22 games…22-13 since June 1, tied for the 4th-best winning pct (.629) in the Major Leagues…
won 8 of last 11 home games since June 15.
• The Standings – Mariners are 3rd in AL West, 8.0 back of Oakland and 3.5 back of 2nd-place LAA.
• Dominating – Felix Hernandez ranks 1st in the AL in ERA (2.11), 2nd in strikeouts (145), T3rd in wins
(10), 1st in quality starts (17), 2nd in innings pitched (136.1) and 1st in WHIP (0.895).
• 10+ Hits – When recording 10+ hits the Mariners are 28-4 (.875), best W-L% in AL.
• Batting Race – Robinson Cano is 5th in the AL with a .319 batting avg (106x332).
• The Closer – Fernando Rodney is 1st in the AL with 26 saves (26-for-28 in save opps).
• Multi-Hit Special – Robinson Cano is T4th in the AL with 33 multi-hit games…7th with 105 hits.
• Flashing the Leather – Mariners lead the AL with a .987 felding percentage (42 E, 3,329 TC).
• Maurer Power – Brandon Maurer has not allowed a run in 4 games in relief (7.0 IP, 3 H, 9 K, 2 BB).
SEEING DOUBLE…Michael Saunders is hitting .500 (9x18) with 1 double, 1 triple, 2 home runs
& 5 RBI against the Twins in 2014…he has hit safely in his last 10 games against Minnesota (since
June 1, 2013), batting .469 (15x32) with 6 runs, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs, 6 RBI and a 1.375
OPS…in his career against the Twins, is hitting .318 (27x85) with 10 extra-base hits & a .921 OPS.
CANO TOO…Robinson Cano is hitting .463 (25x54) with 10 runs, 6 doubles, 3 home runs, 16
RBI and a 1.257 OPS over his last 14 games against the Twins, with hits in 13 of those 14 games
including an active 8-game hitting streak (since July 12, 2013)…his .332 (90x271) lifetime average
against the Twins ranks 8th-best amongst active Major Leaguers.
CAN’T HIT THIS…Seattle boasts three pitchers in the top-10 (and 2 of top-4) in opponents batting
in the American League…Felix Hernandez ranks 2nd (.201), Chris Young ranks 3th (.208) and
tonight’s starter Roenis Elias ranks 10th in the American League (.238)…overall, Seattle leads the
Major Leagues with a .227 (670x2957) opponents batting average.
CENTRAL THINKING…Seattle has won 9 of the last 13 games against the American League
Central and have won 5 of the last 7 home games against the Central (since May 31)…overall are
12-9 against the A.L. Central with a 2.70 ERA (57 ER, 190.0 IP)…in the last 13 games against the
Central, have a 2.10 ERA (28 ER, 120.0 IP) with 115 strikeouts.
ABOUT TOMORROW…the pitching plan for tomorrow is for it to be a “Johnny All Staff” day with
Tom Wilhelmsen making the start…Wilhelmsen’s career-high in innings pitched is 3.0 (6x, last: June
30 at Houston)…over the last 17 games (since June 20), the bullpen has a 0.85 ERA (5 ER, 53.0 IP)
with 57 strikeouts…the bullpen has tossed at least 5.0 innings in a game 11 times this season and
in those games have a 1.79 ERA (12 ER, 60.1 IP) while limiting opponents to .198 batting average.
MIS(P)ING IN ACTION…Seattle is 0-for-the-last-22 at-bats with runners in scoring position, a
stretch that dates back to the end of the game on July 2 at Chicago...over the last 5 games, Seattle
is hitting .056 (2x36) with runners in scoring position with 9 strikeouts…overall this season, rank 7th
in the American League with a .258 (180x699) average with runners in scoring position.
STINGY PITCHERS…over the last 4 games Mariners pitchers have allowed only 18 hits for a .131
batting average (18x137)…during this stretch the bullpen has allowed only 3 hits in 44 at-bats (.068
avg) over 14.0 shutout innings (4 BB/2 IBB, 1 HBP)…overall, the Mariners bullpen leads the Majors
with a 2.44 ERA and leads the AL with a .211 opponent average.
AS EASY AS 1-2-3…Michael Saunders was 2-for-4 in the leadoff spot last night…when batting No.
1, No. 2 or No. 3 in the batting order, Saunders has had success this season…Saunders has hit 5 of
his 6 home runs, 5 of his 7 doubles and 2 of his 3 triples in the top-three spots in the order, and has
combined to bat .310 (35x113) with 21 RBI.
HOME HITTER…Kyle Seager is batting .344 (52x151) with 20 runs scored, 20 extra-base hits (2B-
8, 3B-1, HR-11) and 38 RBI in 43 games at Safeco Field this season.
FIRST HALF ERA…Felix Hernandez leads the American League with a 2.11 ERA (32 ER, 136.1 IP), which is
currently the lowest in club history prior to the All-Star break (min. 10 GS)…the mark Felix is aiming to better
is a 2.20 ERA by Randy Johnson in 1997, who was the American League starting pitcher in the All-Star game.
ALL-STARS…Robinson Cano (fan elected), Felix Hernandez (player elected) & Kyle Seager
(selected) will play for the American League in the 85th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday,
July 15th at Target Field…5-TIME ALL-STAR…Felix has been named to his 5th All-Star team, tying
Randy Johnson (1990, 1993-95, 1997) for the most by a Mariners pitcher in club history…5-TIME
STARTER…Cano will be starting his 5th straight All-Star game for the AL…he joins Hall of Famers
Rod Carew (6 straight, 1970-75) & Roberto Alomar (5 straight, 1996-2000) as only second basemen
in AL history to earn 5 straight fan elections…Seager will be appearing in his frst All-Star Game.
AS YOU KNOW…Seattle is looking for its 50th win of the season tonight…BUT DID YOU KNOW…
that it will be just the 5th time in club history to record 50+ wins before the All-Star Break?…also
recorded 50 wins before the break in 2001 (63 wins), 2003 (58), 2002 (55) and 2000 (51)…did not
win 50th game of the season in 2013 until July 28th in game #105.
TONIGHT’S GAME INFORMATION
Starting Pitchers: RHP Kyle Gibson (7-7, 4.17) vs. LHP Roenis Elias (7-7, 4.19)
7:10 pm • Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle / Mariners.com • TV: ROOT SPORTS
Day Date Opp. Time Mariners Pitcher Opposing Pitcher TELEVISION
Thursday July 10 MIN 7:10 pm RH Tom Wilhelmsen (1-1, 2.49) vs. RH Yohan Piño (0-2, 4.98) ROOT SPORTS
Friday July 11 OAK 7:10 pm RH Felix Hernandez (10-2, 2.11) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (1-0, 1.29) ROOT SPORTS
Saturday July 12 OAK 7:10 pm RH Hisashi Iwakuma (7-4, 3.07) vs. RH Jesse Chavez (7-5, 3.06) ROOT SPORTS
Sunday July 13 OAK 1:10 pm RH Chris Young (8-5, 3.08) vs. RH Sonny Gray (9-3, 2.97) ROOT SPORTS
All games broadcast on 710 ESPN Seattle & Mariners Radio Network…home games feature SAP in Spanish on ROOT SPORTS & ESPN Deportes
BROADCAST NOTES
Just to mix things up, the broadcast
team will have a different look for this
series vs. the Twins…Monday-Tuesday
Rick Rizzs and Mike Blowers were
in the TV booth, and for Wednesday-
Thursday Aaron Goldsmith will join
Blowers on the ROOT broadcast…
Dave Sims will work on the radio side
all 4 games.
ALL-STAR GAME ON FOX
The 2014 All Star Game is Tuesday, July
15 in Minnesota. It will air on FOX, at
5 pm (PT)…that’s KCPQ-13 in Seattle.
PLAYING GOOD BALL
Since April 23, starting with Kyle
Seager’s walk-off 3-run home run vs.
Houston to snap an 8-game losing
streak, the Mariners are 42-28,the 3rd-
best winning percentage in the Majors
(and AL West) during this stretch:
Rk Team Record since 4/23
1. Oakland ..............................44-26 (.629)
2. LA Angels ...........................42-27 (.609)
3. Seattle ................................42-28 (.600)
4. Baltimore ............................40-30 (.571)
5. Detroit .................................39-30 (.565)
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
.324
James Jones batting average over his
last 7 G (11x34) w/ 6 R, 3B, 2 RBI, 3 SB.
.832
Logan Morrison’s OPS over his last 17
games since June 20 (3 2B, 3 HR).
19
Roenis Elias is making his 19th start of the
frst half, setting a rookie club record.
MLB RUN DIFFERENTIAL
The top 3 run differentials in the Majors
belong to AL West teams:
RK TEAM MLB RUN DIFFERENTIAL
1. Oakland ............................+145 (450-305)
2. LA Angels ...........................+70 (437-367)
3. Seattle .............................. +64 (365-301)
AL ERA LEADERS
RK TEAM (overall) ERA
1. Oakland .......................................... 3.09
2. Seattle ............................................ 3.15
3. Kansas City .................................... 3.66
RK TEAM (bullpen) ERA
1. Seattle ............................................ 2.44
2. Oakland .......................................... 2.90
3. Cleveland ........................................ 3.03
RK TEAM (starters) ERA
1. Oakland .......................................... 3.19
2. Seattle ............................................ 3.48
3. Kansas City .................................... 3.72
VS. THE TWINS
The Mariners and Twins play the 6th of
7 games this season…Minnesota took
2 of 3 from Seattle May 16-18 at Target
Field…Mariners are 19-12 vs. the Twins
since Aug. 29, 2010…won 13 of last 20
games vs. the Twins in Seattle…held
the Twins to 4 or fewer runs in 16 straight
games in Seattle (10-6 record).
Year Home Road Totals
2014 1-1 1-2 2-3
2013 2-2 1-2 3-4
2012 5-1 3-1 8-2
All-Time 118-90 99-113-1 216-203-1
TONIGHT’S MARINERS STARTER
LHP ROENIS ELIAS
2014/Career MLB Breakdown:
W-L ERA G/GS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Overall 7-7 4.19 18/18 109.2 96 55 51 37 93 14
Home 2-4 4.44 9/9 52.2 47 28 26 16 44 6
Road 5-3 3.95 9/9 57.0 49 27 25 21 49 8
vs. MIN 0-1 5.14 1/1 7.0 6 4 4 1 4 1
2013 AA Breakdown (Jackson Generals):
W-L ERA G/GS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Overall 6-11 3.18 22/22 130.0 112 57 46 50 121 9
Home 1-7 3.60 11/11 65.0 63 37 26 25 59 3
Road 5-4 2.77 11/11 65.0 49 20 20 25 62 6
Career MiLB Breakdown:
W-L ERA G/GS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Overall 22-19 3.61 59/56 326.2 301 165 131 112 290 35
Home 8-11 3.92 28/26 154.0 155 93 67 57 136 16
Road 14-8 3.34 31/30 172.2 146 72 64 55 154 19
Start 15-19 3.69 56/56 319.2 293 162 130 111 286 35
Relief 0-0 1.29 3/0 7.0 8 3 1 1 4 0
ABOUT ELIAS…
• Pronounced: Roenis (roh-EN-ees) Elias (ehl-LEE-us)
• 25-year-old left-hander is making his 19th career start to-
night vs. the Twins.
• Has spent entire career in the Mariners organization af-
ter signing as a minor league free agent on May 3, 2011.
• Defected from Cuba to Mexico in late 2010 after playing with Guantana-
mo in Serie Nacional.
• Owns a career MiL record of 22-19, 3.61 ERA (131 ER, 326.2 IP) in 59
games/56 starts over 3 seasons.
• Made his US professional debut in 2011 with the AZL Mariners…also
appeared in games with Pulaski and Clinton during his rookie campaign.
LAST TIME OUT…L#7 in Mariners 1-7 loss to Chicago at U.S. Cellular Field
on July...allowed 5 runs on 7 hits, including 2 home runs, walked 1 and
struck out 6 in 5.0 innings...marked his second consecutive start (4th
this season) that he has not received any run support when he was in
the game.
FIRST HALF IN REVIEW…Elias will make his 19th start of the season to-
night vs. the Twins, will be the most in club history by a rookie pitcher pri-
or to the All-Star break...in Pre-ASG club ranking Elias is 2nd in strikeouts
(next: 1. Pineda: 113 in 2011), T4th in wins (next: 3. Pineda: 8 in 2011) and
5th in innings pitched (next: 4. Langston: 110.1 in 1984; 3. Pineda: 113.0
in 2011; 2. Young: 116.1 in 1983; 1. Fleming: 118.0 in 1992).
ROOKIE SHUTOUT…Elias tossed the frst complete game and shutout
of his career on June 1 against the Tigers…allowed just three hits, all
singles…after V. Martinez reached second base in the 2nd inning, no Ti-
gers player got past frst base…he is the frst Mariners rookie to record a
shutout since Freddy Garcia on Aug. 24, 1999 vs. Detroit…it is the only
complete game by a Mariners pitcher this season.
ROOKIE RANKINGS…among Major League rookie pitchers, ranks T2nd
in wins (7), T3rd in strikeouts (93), 2nd innings pitched (109.2), T1st with
18 starts and T1st in shutouts (1)...the Yankees Masahiro Tanaka leads in
each category.
DOUBLE TROUBLE…Elias has induced 15 double plays this season…his
15 opponent GDIP currently rank T4th in the AL…is 1 of 8 Mariners pitch-
ers to record at least 15 double plays during rookie campaign (currently
T5th; D. Fleming, ‘92 and F. Garcia, ‘99 are T3 w/16) and most since Hisashi Iwakuma had 19 GIDP induced during his 2012 rookie season.
ROOKIE STRIKEOUTS…with his 10 strikeout performance vs. the Yankees, Elias became the 12th Mariners rookie pitcher (21st time) to record-
ed a double-digit strikeout game (last: James Paxton, 9/24/13 vs. KC)…he is the ffth different Mariners rookie to strike out 10 or more batters
in one game over the last four seasons (Pineda - 2011, Ramirez - 2012, Iwakuma - 2012, Paxton - 2013).
NICE START ROOK…Elias recorded a 3.54 ERA in his 5 April starts…was the 3rd-best rookie ERA in month of April in club history behind
Michael Pineda (2.01 ERA/7 ER, 31.1 IP) & Erik Hanson (2.23 ERA/8 ER, 32.1 IP). and ahead of Freddy Garcia (3.73 ERA/13 ER, 31.1 IP.
THERE IS ALWAYS A FIRST…recorded 1st Major League win in 7-1 game at Texas on April 14…began with 6.0 shutout innings before allowing
one run in the 7th…allowed a runner in 6 of the 7 innings he pitched in but induced 3 double plays…his frst quality start & struck out 5 batters.
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT…recorded no decision in Major League debut April 3 at OAK, despite leaving game with 2-1 lead…allowed 1 run on 2
hits, while walking 3 & striking out 3 in 5.0 innings…is 1 of only 5 Mariners starting pitchers to toss at least 5.0 innings, allowing 1 run or less in
ML debut, joining Taijuan Walker (8/30/13 at HOU), Blake Beavan (7/31/11 vs. SD), Pat Rice (5/18/91 at NYY) & Rich DeLucia (9/8/90 at BOS).
WHAT A JUMP…Elias is the Mariners fourth starting pitcher since 1993 to jump from Double-A to a starting spot in the Major League rotation,
joining Brandon Maurer in 2013, Mike Hampton and John Cummings, who both did it out of Class A back in 1993…Mark Langston also made
the jump from Double-A in 1984 after previously pitching in AA Chattanooga.
STARTING DEBUT…Elias is 8th Mariners pitcher to make ML debut in start since 2005: James Paxton (9/7/13), 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) & Felix Hernandez (8/4/05).
FOREIGN-BORN PLAYERS…born 8/1/88 in Guantanamo, Cuba, Elias is one of 19 MLB players born in Cuba to make an Opening Day roster,
including 1 of 6 pitchers (Francisco Bueno-KC, Aroldis Chapman-CIN, Jose Fernandez-MIA, Onelki Garcia-LAD, Miguel Gonzalez-PHI)…Elias
is also the 5th Cuban-born player in Mariners franchise history, including the 3rd pitcher (also: Tony Fossas, 1998 and Diego Segui, 1977)…
he is the frst Cuban-born player to record a win in Mariners franchise history.
FIRST OPENING DAY ROSTER…Elias and James Paxton were the Mariners fourth and ffth rookie pitchers to crack the Opening Day starting
rotation since 1999 (also: Brandon Maurer in 2013, Michael Pineda in 2011 and Freddy Garcia in 1999).
MINOR LEAGUE CAREER…went 22-19 with a 3.61 ERA (131 ER, 326.2 IP) in 59 games/56 career starts over 3 seasons in the minor leagues…
went 11-6 with a 3.76 ERA (62 ER, 148.1 IP) in 26 starts with High Desert in 2012…Elias was only the 4th pitcher in franchise history to start at
least 25 games and have an ERA under 4.00 in a single season…joined John Patterson (2.83) and Brad Penny (2.96) in 1998 and Luis Galindez
(3.87) in 1992…recorded his frst career double digit strikeout game with a career-high 11 K’s in 7.2 innings on July 21 at Stockton…made pro-
fessional debut w/ AZL Mariners on July 17, 2011 (1.0,1,0,0,0,0)…recorded frst career win on July 24 at Danville w/Pulaski (4.0,3,0,0,0,1,HB).
2014 MARINERS GAME NOTES • WEDNESDAY • JULY 9, 2014 • VS. MINNESOTA TWINS • PAGE 2
ELIAS’ 2014 MLB STARTS
scr
DT OPP SCR W-L IP H R ER BB SO HR left PC-K
4/3 @OAK 2-3 ND 5.0 2 1 1 3 3 0 2-1 80-46
4/9 LAA 0-2 L (0-1) 5.0 4 2 2 1 2 1 0-2 91-54
4/14 @TEX 7-1 W (1-1) 6.2 5 1 1 2 5 0 7-1 104-70
4/19 @MIA 0-7 L (1-2) 5.2 8 6 4 5 5 1 0-6 111-64
4/25 TEX 6-5 ND 5.2 5 3 3 3 6 0 2-2 96-62
APRIL: 5 GS, 1-2, 3.54 28.0 24 13 11 14 21 2
5/1 @NYY 4-2 W (2-2) 7.0 6 2 2 2 10 1 4-2 110-73
5/6 @OAK 8-3 W (3-2) 6.1 5 3 3 3 6 1 4-3 107-64
5/11 KC 7-9 ND 5.0 9 5 3 1 5 1 7-4 87-61
5/17 @MIN 3-4 L (3-3) 7.0 6 4 4 1 4 1 2-4 92-62
5/22 HOU 3-1 ND 5.1 3 1 1 4 6 1 1-1 100-53
5/27 LAA 4-6 L (3-4) 6.1 8 5 5 1 5 0 4-3 92-60
MAY: 6 GS, 2-2, 4.38 37.0 37 20 18 12 36 5
6/1 DET 4-0 W (4-4) 9.0 3 0 0 1 8 0 4-0 111-72
6/7 @TB 7-4 W (5-4) 7.2 5 4 4 2 5 2 7-4 99-60
6/12 NYY 3-6 L (5-5) 3.1 6 6 6 3 4 1 1-4 70-39
6/17 SD 6-1 W (6-5) 7.0 3 1 1 0 6 1 6-1 87-60
6/22 @KC 2-1 W (7-5) 6.2 5 1 1 2 5 0 2-1 92-59
6/28 CLE 0-5 L (7-6) 6.0 6 5 5 2 2 1 0-5 100-58
JUNE: 6 GS, 4-2, 3.86 39.2 28 17 17 10 30 5
7/4 @CWS 1-7 L (7-7) 5.0 7 5 5 1 6 2 0-5 87-55
JULY: 1 GS, 0-1, 9.00 5.0 7 5 5 1 6 2
LAST TIME
LAST START/LOSS: 7/4 at CWS (5.0,7,5,5,1,6,2HR,HB)
LAST WIN: 6/22 at KC (6.2,5,1,1,2,5)
LAST ND: 5/22 vs. HOU (5.1,3,1,1,4,6,HR)
LAST CG: 6/1 vs. DET (9.0,3,0,0,1,8)
LAST ShO: 6/1 vs. DET (9.0,3,0,0,1,8)
CAREER HIGHS (as starter)
INNINGS: 9.0: 6/1/14 vs. DET
HITS: 9, 5/11/14 vs. KC
RUNS: 6, 4/19/14 at MIA
STRIKEOUTS: 10, 5/1/14 at NYY
WALKS: 5, 4/19/14 at MIA
HOME RUNS: 2, 2x, last: 7/4/14 at CWS
LOW-HIT GAME (CG): 3, 6/1/14 vs. DET
LONGEST WIN STREAK: 2, 3x, last: 6/17-6/22
LONGEST LOSING STREAK: 2, 2x, last: 6/28/14-current
ELIAS vs. TWINS
Making his second career start vs. the Twins...recorded the loss
on May 17 at Target Field, allowing 4 runs on 6 hits in 7.0 innings
(7.0,6,4,4,1,4,HR,HB).
AVG AB H HR RBI BB SO
C. Colabello .000 3 0 0 0 0 0
B. Dozier 1.000 2 2 1 3 0 0
E. Escobar .333 3 1 0 0 0 1
S. Fuld .500 2 1 0 1 0 0
A. Hicks .500 2 1 0 0 1 0
J. Mauer .000 3 0 0 0 0 0
E. Nunez .333 3 1 0 0 0 0
J. Pinto .000 3 0 0 0 0 2
T. Plouffe .000 3 0 0 0 0 1
K. Suzuki .333 3 1 0 1 0 0
TOMORROW’S PROBABLE STARTER: RH TOM WILHELMSEN (1-1-1, 2.49 ERA in relief)
30-year-old right-hander will be making his frst career start tomorrow vs. the Twins...is 1-1 with 1 save and a 2.49 ERA (13 ER, 47.0 IP) in 33 relief ap-
pearances this season...making frst career start, but has made 26 starts in his minor league career...vs. MIN: is 1-2 with 5 saves and a 4.66 ERA (5 ER,
9.2 IP) in 13 relief appearances vs. the Twins in his career.
2014 MARINERS GAME NOTES • WEDNESDAY • JULY 9, 2014 • VS. MINNESOTA TWINS • PAGE 3
TEAM PITCHING
W-L ERA CG/SV IP H R ER BB-I SO HR
Season Totals 49-41 3.15 1/28 803.2 670 301 281 252-17 706 79
Starters 37-28 3.48 1/0 548.2 475 226 212 157-7 451 64
Relievers 12-13 2.44 0/28 255.0 195 75 69 95-10 255 15
Safeco 22-23 3.13 1/12 405.0 331 149 141 121-3 353 38
Road 27-18 3.16 0/16 398.2 339 152 140 131-14 353 41
March/April 11-14 3.67 0/5 220.2 192 102 90 93-7 197 25
May 16-14 3.56 0/10 268.0 246 113 106 76-3 211 29
June 18-10 2.53 1/10 249.0 191 70 70 68-4 226 19
July 4-3 2.05 0/2 66.0 41 16 15 15-3 72 5
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
97-Beimel, lhp 7/8 vs. MIN 1.0,2,0,0,1,1 6/24 vs. BOS 6/11/09 vs. CIN w/WAS 4/17 at TEX 0/0 (---) 29/25 (.862) 15/13 (.867)
40-Farquhar, rhp 7/7 vs. MIN 1.0,0,0,0,0,2 (H) 4/27 vs. TEX 5/4 at HOU 4/11 vs. KC 1/3 (.500) 36/26 (.722) 13/10 (.769)
41-Furbush, lhp 7/5 at CWS 0.1,0,0,0,0,0 6/20 at KC None 6/18 at SD 0/0 (---) 36/23 (.639) 25/20 (.800)
52-Leone, rhp 7/6 at CWS 2.0,00,0,1,3 6/3 at ATL None 6/19 at SD 0/2 (.000) 32/22 (.688) 18/8 (.444)
37-Maurer, rhp* 7/6 at CWS 2.0,0,0,0,1,2 8/20/13 at OAK None None 0/0 (---) 4/4 (1.000) 0/0 (---)
31-Medina, rhp 7/8 vs. MIN 1.0,0,0,0,0,0 6/21 at KC 6/18/13 at LAA 4/18 at MIA 0/1 (.000) 36/29 (.806) 12/10 (.833)
56-Rodney, rhp 7/7 vs. MIN 1.0,0,0,0,0,2 (SV) 4/23 vs. HOU 7/7 vs MIN 6/14 vs. TEX 26/28 (.929) 37/26 (.703) 7/6 (.857)
54-Wilhelmsen, rhp 7/5 at CWS 2.0,0,0,0,0,2 (W) 7/5 at CWS 6/30 at HOU 4/20 at MIA 1/2 (.333) 33/22 (.667) 12/8 (.667)
53-Young, rhp* 4/6 at OAK 2.0,0,0,0,0,2 None None None 0/0 (---) 1/1 (1.000) 2/1 (.500)
*Relief appearances only Team Bullpen Totals 27/37 (.730) 249/180 (.723) 107/79 (.738)
#97 - JOE BEIMEL, LHP 2014: 30 G, 2-1, 1.30 ERA, 0-0 SV, 6 HLD
Career-High IP: 4.0 (9/13/05 vs. NYY w/TB) 2014-High IP: 2.0-2x (4/18 at MIA)
• Stranded 13 of 15 inherited runners…allowed runs in only 2 of 30 G.
• 0 R in last 17.2 IP (17 G) 5/2-current.…longest active scoreless streak in AL.
• W#2 with 1.1 IP (0 R) 6/24 vs. BOS.
• Allowed 2 IHR to score, but 0 ER in 0.2 IP on 6/19 at SD; 1st inherited runners
allowed to score this season.
• W#1 on 6/9 at TB, retiring both BF; frst win since 7/24/11 vs. STL w/PIT.
• L#1 by allowing 2 runs 4/17 at TEX…tossed 6.0 ShO IP to start season.
• 2.0 ShO innings (BB) 4/12 vs. OAK; 1st 2.0+ game since 7/26/11 at ATL.
• 1-2-3 8th 4/2 at LAA…picked off runner at frst in 8th inn. 4/1 at LAA (0 BF).
• Appearance on 4/1 was frst appearances in 951 days (last: 8/22/11).
• Signed by Seattle as a MiL free agent on Jan. 24, 2014.
#40 - DANNY FARQUHAR, RHP 2014: 36 G, 1-1, 2.61 ERA, 1-3 SV, 9 HLD
Career-High IP: 3.0 (7/31/13 at BOS) 2014-High IP: 2.0, 4x (last: 6/9 at TB)
• 1.2 IP, H, 3 K in extra-inning win 7/5 at CWS.
• T2nd on team with 36 appearances.
• Has not allowed a run in last 8 G (7.0 IP), 6/17-current.
• HR allowed 6/14 vs. TEX (Chirinos) was just 4th of his career (82 G).
• Allowed only 1 R in 10.1 innings (11 G) May 13-June 13.
• Tossed 2.0 ShO IP 6/9 at TB, tying his season-high in innings pitched.
• Tossed 1.0 ShO IP (1 H) 6/3 at Atlanta to hold a 7-5 lead in the 8th.
• Did not allow a run (1 H) in 6 G 5/13-26…1.0 ShO IP 5/26 vs. LAA.
• L#1 5/11 vs. KC, GS HR in 7th…1st HR allowed since 6/23/13 vs. OAK.
• 2.0 inning save (#1 of ‘14) 5/4 at HOU.
• 1.0 ShO IP 4/29 at NYY (1 H, 2 K)…1st MLB win 4/27 vs. TEX (1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 K).
#41 - CHARLIE FURBUSH, LHP 2014: 36 G, 1-4, 4.21 ERA, 0-0 SV, 11 HLD
Career-High IP: 5.0 IP (5/27/11 vs. BOS) 2014-High IP: 1.2 (6/10 vs. NYY)
• T2nd on team with 36 appearances.
• Allowed 2-run HR to Konerko 7/4 at CWS…had given up 2 R in previous 20
G (May 5-June 27).
• Stranded 20 of 25 inherited runners (80%).
• W #1 6/20 at KC; retired both BF, stranding 3 inherited runners in tie game in 8th.
• L #4 6/18 at SD, allowed infeld hit and bloop RBI single in 8th inning.
• ShO 9th 5/24 vs. HOU…ret. only BF 5/23…ret. only BF 5/20…ShO 8th 5/14.
• Recorded holds in 1st 2 G of OAK series, inducing GIDP 5/5 & 3 pitch K 5/6.
• L #3 in 11th inning 5/2 at HOU; 1B, 2 bunts, infeld 1B beat him.
• L #2 4/26 vs. TEX; hit only BF (Fielder), who came around to score.
• Tossed 1.1 ShO innings 4/18 at MIA; allowed hit but got double play.
• L #1 4/13 vs. OAK; allowed BB, 2-R HR (Cespedes) in scoreless G in 8th.
#52 - DOMINIC LEONE, RHP 2014: 32 G, 2-1, 1.95 ERA, 0-2 SV, 5 HLD
2014/Career-High IP: 2.1 (5/14 vs. TB)
• 2nd among MLB rookie relievers w/41 K’s (Betances, NYY, 79/Familia, NYM, 40).
• Averaging 9.97 K/9.0 IP (41 SO, 37.0 IP).
• Allowed runs in 6 of 32 appearances this season (8 ER total).
• BS #2 6/20 at KC; allowed 2 inherited runners to score in 6th to tie game at 5.
• BS #1/L#1 on 6/19 at SD, charged with season-high 4 ER on 3 H in 0.1 IP.
• W#2 tossing 2.0 ShO innings while striking out 4 on June 3 at Atlanta.
• MLB W #1 5/22 vs. HOU w/1.2 ShO IP (1 H, 2 K), stranded 1 inherited runner.
• Tossed season-high 2.1 ShO IP, striking out 5 and 5/14 vs. TB.
• Made ML debut on 4/6 at OAK, allowing 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K in scoreless 7th.
• Selected from AAA Tacoma 4/4; had reported to AAA, but did not pitch.
#37 - BRANDON MAURER, RHP 2014: 11 G, 7 GS, 1-4, 6.18 ERA, 0-0 SV, 0 HLD
Career-High IP: 4.0 (8/28/13 vs. TEX) 2014-High IP: 2.0-3x (last: 7/6 at CWS)
• Is 0-0, 0.00 (0 ER, 7.0 IP) in 3 G in relief this season; 1-4, 7.52 in 7 GS.
• Worked 2.0 IP 7/6 at CWS (0 H, 1 BB, 2 K) & 7/1 at HOU (2 H, 1 BB, 1 K).
• Struck out 4 Red Sox in 2.0 ShO innings on June 25 vs. BOS in 1st relief app.
• Recalled from AAA Tacoma on June 25 (E. Ramirez optioned).
• AAA Tacoma: 1-0 with 2.79 ERA (6 ER, 19.1 IP) with 24 K in 12 G (1 start).
• Made 7 starts with Seattle (April 20-May 29), going 1-4 with a 7.52 ERA (27
ER, 32.1 IP) with 17 strikeouts (failed to go 5.0 IP in 5 of 7 starts).
• Career as reliever: 2-0 with 6.04 ERA (15 ER, 22.1 IP) with 22 strikeouts.
#31 - YOERVIS MEDINA, RHP 2014: 36 G, 4-1, 2.25 ERA, 0-1 SV, 13 HLD
Career-High IP: 2.1-3x (last: 7/23/13 vs. CLE) 2014-High IP: 1.1-2x (4/14 at TEX)
• Allowed just 1 run in last 21 games (18.1 IP) since May 5 w/18 strikeouts.
• 0 R, 4 H in last 15.0 IP, May 17-current (17 G).
• Leads team 13 holds…T2nd on the team w/36 appearances.
• W #4 6/21 at KC; tossed 1-2-3 8th in 1-1 tie; Mariners scored 1 in 9th for win.
• W #3 6/8 at TB; tossed scoreless 8th, keeping game tied 0-0.
• Earned W#2 in G#1 of DH 5/7 at OAK (1.0,0,0,0,1,1,HBP).
• BS #1 5/2 at HOU; allowed 1 ER in 1.0 IP w/ 4-3 lead in 8th.
• 1-2-3 8th protecting 4-2 lead at NYY 5/1 (retired Jeter, Beltran, Soriano).
• 1.0 ShO IP 4/26 vs. TEX…W #1 4/25 vs. TEX w/3 BF ShO 8th IP (1 H, GIDP).
• L#1, allowing walk-off grand slam (G. Stanton) 4/18 at Miami.
#56 - FERNANDO RODNEY, RHP 2014: 37 G, 1-3, 2.04 ERA, 26-28 SV, 0 HLD
Career-High IP: 3.0 (9/18/12 vs. BAL) 2014-High IP: 1.1 (5/3 at HOU)
• 1st in the AL w/26 saves…allowed at least 1 base runner in 15 of 28 SV ops.
• Perfect in last 15 save opportunities since 5/22 (6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 16 K).
• 2 R in last 19.0 IP (0.95 ERA) with 15 SV in 20 G since 5/18.
• SV #26 7/7 vs. MIN, 2 K in 1-2-3 9th inning.
• SV #25 7/5 at CWS, tossing 1-2-3 14th inning (1 SO).
• SV #24 6/29 at HOU, tossing 1-2-3 9th inning.
• Has 4 career 25-save seasons, (37 in 2009 w/DET, 48 in 2012 and 37 in 2013
w/TB and 26 {and counting} w/SEA in 2014)...has 111 saves since the start of
the 2012 season; only Atlanta’s Craig Kimbrel has more (119).
• Saved 4 consecutive games (6/19-22)...1st time to work in 4 straight games
since 5/27-30/13 & 3rd time in his career (also: 8/11-14/12).
• SV #21 6/22 at KC in 2-1 win...SV #20 6/21 at KC in 2-1 win (K, BB, GIDP).
• L #3 6/14 vs. TEX; allowed 2-out, oppo feld single to drive in 1 run in 4-3 loss.
• Seattle debut 4/1 at LAA, allowed one hit, got double play to end game.
#54 - TOM WILHELMSEN, RHP 2014: 33 G, 1-1, 2.49 ERA, 1-3 SV, 4 HLD
Career-High IP: 3.0-3x (6/25/14 vs. BOS) 2014-High IP: 3.0,3x (6/30 at HOU)
• W #1 7/5 at CWS working 2.0 perfect innings in 12th & 13th frames.
• SV #1 6/30 at HOU, allowing 1 R over 3.0 IP; 1st SV since 7/28/13 vs. MIN.
• Worked multiple innings in 8 of last 12 appearances…1.93 ERA (5 ER, 23.1
IP) since 5/27.
• Career-high 3.0 ShO IP on 6/11 vs. NYY, 6/25 vs. BOS & 6/30 at HOU.
• Has tossed 3+ innings in 7 of his last 12 outings.
• Streak of 13.2 consecutive scoreless innings 4/21-5/21 is the longest
scoreless streak by a Mariners relief pitcher this season.
• Allowed 7 H and 0 R over 11 appearances (12.2 IP) 4/26-5/21.
• Touched up for 3 ER in 1.2 IP 5/24 vs. HOU…1.0 ShO IP 5/21 at TEX.
• 1.0 ShO IP 5/9 vs. KC (2 K)…tossed 1.1 ShO IP 5/12 vs. TB, striking out 2.
• Ranks 8th in Mariners history with 54 career saves.
MARINERS STARTING PITCHERS BREAKDOWN
W/L Team
Pitcher Last Start (IP,H,R,ER,BB,K) Result Streak GS IP/GS P/GS SB/CS K/9 BB/9 QS GIDP After Loss Record
49-Beavan, rhp 4/15 at TEX (4.0,6,2,2,0,1,2HR) L L2 1 4.0 63.0 0/1 2.25 0.00 0 1 0-0 0-1
29-Elias, lhp 7/4 at CWS (5.0,7,5,5,1,6,2HR) L L2 18 6.1 95.3 3/0 7.63 3.04 6 15 2-2 9-9
34-Hernandez, rhp 7/5 at CWS (8.0,3,2,2,1,8) ND W2 19 7.2 102.7 13/2 9.57 1.52 17 6 6-2 13-6
18-Iwakuma, rhp 7/7 vs. MIN (7.0,4,0,0,0,10) W W2 13 6.8 94.5 0/6 7.36 0.82 8 9 4-2 8-5
37-Maurer, rhp 5/29 vs. LAA (4.0,6,5,5,4,2,HR) L4 L4 7 4.7 85.4 3/0 4.73 3.90 0 5 0-2 2-5
65-Paxton, lhp 4/8 vs. LAA (5.+,4,3,3,0,4) W W5 2 6.0 79.5 0/0 9.75 1.50 1 1 1-0 2-0
50-Ramirez, rhp 6/24 vs. BOS (4.1,5,2,2,5,2,HR) ND L4 11 4.8 85.0 5/2 7.13 4.92 4 2 0-1 4-7
32-Walker 7/6 at CWS (4.0,2,1,1,5,3,WP) L L1 2 5.0 88.5 1/0 8.10 6.30 1 2 0-0 1-1
53-Young, rhp 7/8 vs. MIN (7+,6,2,2,1,6,HR) L L1 17 6.0 96.8 5/3 5.14 3.22 10 4 4-2 10-7
Team No. Hernandez Iwakuma Ramirez Paxton Elias Young Walker Beavan Maurer
INNINGS (Team Rec.) (Starter’s Rec.)
0.0-4.2 15 (4-11) 0 (0-0) 1 (0-1) 5 (0-1) 0 (0-0) 1 (0-1) 1 (0-0) 1 (0-1) 1 (0-1) 5 (0-3)
5.0-5.2 17 (7-10) 1 (0-0) 1 (0-0) 2 (0-1) 1 (1-0) 7 (0-3) 4 (2-2) 0 (0-0) 0 (0-0) 1 (1-0)
6.0-6.2 22 (13-9) 4 (2-0) 3 (2-1) 3 (0-2) 0 (0-0) 5 (3-2) 6 (4-1) 1 (1-0) 0 (0-0) 0 (0-0)
7.0-7.2 23 (14-9) 7 (3-1) 4 (2-2) 1 (1-0) 1 (1-0) 4 (3-1) 5 (1-2) 0 (0-0) 0 (0-0) 1 (0-1)
8.0-9.0 13 (11-2) 7 (5-1) 4 (4-0) 0 (0-0) 0 (0-0) 1 (1-0) 1 (1-0) 0 (0-0) 0 (0-0) 0 (0-0)
Total Starts 90 (49-41) 19 (10-2) 13 (7-4) 11 (1-4) 2 (2-0) 18 (7-7) 17 (8-5) 1 (1-0) 1 (0-1) 7 (1-4)
Runs scored/start: 4.06 (365 R) 5.10 (99 R) 4.31 (56 R) 3.82 (42 R) 6.50 (13 R) 3.67 (66 R) 3.18(54 R) 5.00 (10 R) 0.00 (0 R) 3.71 (26 R)
Team Record: 49-41 13-6 8-5 4-7 2-0 9-9 10-7 1-1 0-1 2-5
2014 MARINERS GAME NOTES • WEDNESDAY • JULY 9, 2014 • VS. MINNESOTA TWINS • PAGE 4
#13 - DUSTIN ACKLEY, OF vs. Gibson: .000 (0x5), K
Last Game: 0x3, K, GDP yest. Current Streak: (0x5)
Homestand: 1x6, K, GDP Last HR: 5/11 vs. KC, 2 (#4)
Season-Highs: streak: 3-6x (5/13-16)…hits: 3-4x (7/2)…RBI: 3-2x (last: 6/7)
• Started 70 of 90 team games…has appeared in 81 games.
• Batting .391 (9x23) with 2 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 RBI in July (7 G/6 GS).
• Is a .190 (24x126) hitter at home and .264 (37x140) on the road.
• Career .563 hitter (18x32) with the bases loaded (2x5, BB, this season).
• GW RBI in only AB, 6/21 at KC w/2-out 1B to RF to snap 1-1 tie in 9th.
• 2-for-4 with bases clearing double on 6/7 at TB, extending lead to 6-2.
• 2 HR 5/11 vs. KC…homered in 3 consec. PA 5/10-5/11.
#8 - WILLIE BLOOMQUIST, UTL vs. Gibson: Never Faced
Last Game: 0x1 as PH yest. Current Streak: 0 G (0x4)
Homestand: 0x1 Last HR: 5/23 vs. HOU (#1)
Season-Highs: streak: 4-2x (6/4-9)…hits: 2-10x (last: 7/4)…RBI: 3 (5/23)
• Has started 28 games this season: SS (9), 3B (5), 2B (5), LF (3), 1B (5), DH (1).
• Hit in 14 of last 17 GS: 22x62/.355, 7 R, 4 2B, HR, 9 RBI (5/23-c).
• Batting .414 (12x29) with 4 2B, HR, 12 RBI with runners in scoring position.
• Hit a 2-run home run in the 6th 5/23 vs. HOU; 1st HR since 8/10/11 vs. HOU,
a span of 663 plate appearances (626 AB).
#22 - ROBINSON CANO, 2B vs. Gibson: .333 (3x9), 2B, SF, K, 3 RBI
Last Game: 1x4, GIDP yest. Current Streak: 2 G (2x7)
Homestand: 2x7, BB, GIDP Last HR: 6/30 at HOU (#6)
Season-Highs: streak: 10 (6/2-12)…hits: 4 (5/18)…RBI: 3-3x (last: 7/1)
• Hits in 68 of 86 games with 33 multi-hit contests…reached safely in 76 G.
• 5th in AL with .319 avg, 7th with 105 hits and T4th with 33 multi-hit games.
• Batting .340 (67x197) with 31 R, 14 2B, 5 HR, 32 RBI, 20 BB since 5/9.
• 2x4 w/2 R, HR #5, 2 RBI in SEA’s 3-0 win vs. CLE 6/29; snapped 0x11.
• 0x4 on 6/13 snapped season-high 10G hit streak (6/2-12: 14x38/.368).
• Hit frst HR at Safeco Field as a Mariners on 6/11 vs. NYY (1x4, R, HR, 2 RBI).
• Missed 4 games (5/29-6/1) w/left hand contusion (frst missed games of ‘14).
• Reached safely (via H or BB) in 31 straight games, incl. 27 via hit, 4/20-5/24:
hit .368 (45x121), w/18 R, 9 2B, 3B, HR, 20 RBI, 10 BB & .414 OBP, .901 OPS.
#9 - ENDY CHAVEZ, OF vs. Gibson: .500 (1x2)
Last Game: DNB as PR yest. Current Streak: 0 G (0x4)
Homestand: --- Last HR: 6/27 vs. CLE
Season-Highs: streak: 5 (6/15-20)…hits: 3 (6/24)…RBI: 3 (6/23)
• Mariners are 20-9 when he appears in a game this season.
• Hits in 12 of last 18 G (.281/18x64, 3 2B, 2 3B, HR, 5 RBI) since June 15.
• 10-for-19 (.526) as frst batter of the game for the Mariners.
• Homered June 27 vs. CLE, his frst longball in 265 PA (since 5/30/13 @SD).
• Had bases loaded triple on June 23 vs. Boston (3x5, 3B, RBI).
• 5-game hitting streak June 15-20, hitting (7x21/.333), 2 R, 2 2B, 2 BB.
• Game-winning 2-out RBI 1B in 9th 6/8 at TB to break 0-0 tie in 5-0 win.
• Selected from AAA Tacoma May 30; hit .272 (31x114) w/2 2B in 37 AAA games.
#27 - COREY HART, DH vs. Gibson: .000 (0x3), 2 K
Last Game: 1x3 yest. Current Streak: 1 G (1x3)
Homestand: 1x7, K Last HR: 5/7 at OAK (#5)
Season-Highs: streak: 7 (4/15-23)…hits: 2-8x (last: 5/12)…RBI: 4 (4/8)
• Since coming off DL is 3-for-17 (.176) with 5 strikeouts.
• Returned from DL 4/4 at CWS driving in lone run on 9th inning sac fy.
• Hit .297 (11x37), 3 2B, 3B, HR, 4 RBI in 10 G on rehab at AAA Tacoma.
• Activated from 15-day DL 7/4.…went on 5/20 with strained left hamstring.
• 15th career multi-HR game 4/8 (last: 9/29/12), including season-high 4 RBI.
• 2013 Season: Did not appear in MLB game; had a pair of knee surgeries.
#99 - JAMES JONES, OF vs. Gibson: .250 (1x4)
Last Game: 2x4 yest. Current Streak: 2 G (3x8)
Homestand: 3x8 Last HR: ---
Season-Highs: streak: 14 (5/9-5/24)…hits: 4 (6/30)…RBI: 2-2x (last: 7/1)
• T6th in the AL with 17 stolen bases, 2nd in AL since May 5 (J. Altuve, 27).
• Batting .324 (11x34) with 6 runs, 3B, 2 RBI in last 7 games (since 6/30).
• Ranks 5th in single-season club history with 17 steals as rookie behind Ichiro
(56 in ‘01), Phil Bradley (21 in ‘84), Donell Nixon (21 in 1987) & Rich Amaral
(19 in 1993).
• Set club record with hits in frst 15 MLB starts of career.
• Career-high 4 H & 3 SB 6/30 at HOU; 2nd x in club hist. w/4+ H, 3+ SB in game...
tied a Mariners single-game rookie club record with 3 steals in a game (2nd time).
• 0x4 May 25 snapped 14-G hitting streak (5/9-24); hit .288 (15x52) w/10 R.
• 1st Mariners player with 3 SB in a game since Ichiro on 8/4/10 vs. TEX (4 SB).
• Made MLB debut 4/18 at MIA…INF 1B in first plate appearance…21st
Mariners player to record a hit in frst MLB PA (last: Dustin Ackley in 2011).
• Hit .313 (25x80) w/15 runs, 3 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 8 RBI in 20 G w/AAA Tacoma.
#5 - BRAD MILLER, SS vs. Gibson: .600 (3x5), BB
Last Game: 0x3 yest. Current Streak: 0 G (0x6)
Homestand: 0x5, BB Last HR: 6/30 at HOU (#8)
Season-Highs: streak: 7 (6/16-22)…hits: 2-12x (last: 6/22)…RBI: 3 (4/1)
• Hits in 17 of last 24 GS (since 6/10); .280 (23x82) w/2 2B, R, 4 HR, 9 RBI.
• Plated GW run with 14th-inning 2B July 5 (was 0x5 entering AB).
• Ranks T1st among AL shortstops with 8 HR (w/ A. Cabrera/A. Ramirez - 8).
• Since June 1, is batting .271 (29x107), w/15 R, 2 2B, 3B, 5 HR, 13 RBI, 10 BB.
• Hit solo HR in T9th at KC (off Holland) 6/20 to snap 5-5 tie in 7-5 SEA win.
• Had his 4th career multi-HR game 4/1 at LAA; has only 16 career HR’s.
#20 - LOGAN MORRISON, 1B/OF vs. Gibson: Never Faced
Last Game: 1x4, 2B, 2 K yest. Current Streak: 1 G (1x4)
Homestand: 1x7, 2B, 2 K Last HR: 6/23 vs. BOS (#3&4)
Season-Highs: streak: 6 (6/29-7/5)…hits: 4 (6/23)…RBI: 4 (6/23)
• Hits in 11 of last 14 games, batting .333 (18x54) w/ 7 R, 3 2B, 2 HR, 9 RBI.
• Batting .263 (25x95) w/5 2B, 4 HR, 14 RBI, 7 BB since coming off DL 6/10.
• Hitting .295 (23x78) w/8 R, 4 2B, 3 HR, 12 RBI in last 21 G (6/16-current).
• Career-high tying 4 hits on 6/23 vs. BOS, incl. 2 HR; 1st multi-HR G of career.
• HR #2, 3 RBI 6/20 at KC...left game w/facial laceration in T6th 6/15 vs. TEX.
• Returned from rehab assignment at AAA Tacoma & activated from DL 6/10.
• On rehab assignment at AAA 5/23-6/10: .308/20x65, 2 2B, 3 HR in 18 G.
#55 - MICHAEL SAUNDERS, OF vs. Gibson: .500 (3x6), HR, BB, K
Last Game: 2x4 Current Streak: 2 G (3x7)
Homestand: 3x7, R, HR, RBI, BB, K Last HR: 7/7 vs. MIN (#6)
Season-Highs: streak: 8 (5/25-6/3)…hits: 3-3x (7/5)…RBI: 3-2x (last: 6/2)
• Batting .500 (9x18) with 2 HR, 5 RBI in 5 G vs. Minnesota this season.
• Hit HR #6 7/7 vs. MIN (1x3, BB).
• Scored GW run July 5 in 14th inning…tied season-high with 3 hits.
• Since May 16: .308 (32x104) w/17 R, 4 2B, 2 3B, 5 HR, 21 RBI, .882 OPS.
• Activated from 15-day DL 6/27…doubled in frst PA coming off DL.
• On rehab with AAA Tacoma: .450 (9x20), 5 R, 2 2B, 3B, HR, 7 RBI in 5 G.
• Left game 6/8 at TB in bottom of 3rd inning with sore right shoulder.
• Batting .327 (16x49), 10 R, 2B, 2 3B, 2 HR, 10 RBI batting No. 2 in order.
• Season-high matching 3 RBI and hit HR #4 6/2 at NYY.
• Batted .318 (28x88) with 8 XBH (2B - 4, 3B - 2, HR - 2) and 18 RBI in May.
• Left game in 4th inning w/ hyperextended left knee 5/10 vs. KC.
• Hit 3rd career lead-off home run 4/26 vs. TEX (also: 5/4/2013 at TOR &
4/29/13 vs. BAL)…was frst time batting lead off in 2014.
#15 - KYLE SEAGER, 3B vs. Gibson: .000 (0x5), SF, K, RBI
Last Game: 1x4, K yest. Current Streak: 1 G (1x4)
Homestand: 1x8, 3 K Last HR: 7/1 at HOU (#13)
Season-Highs: streak: 8 (4/23-5/3)…hits: 4-2x (last: 6/15)…RBI: 5 (4/23)
• Snapped 0-for-18 with 6th inning single last night vs. MIN.
• Batting .344 (31x90) w/11R, 8 2B, 4 HR, 20 RBI in last 23 G (since 6/14).
• Since April 23: .299 (78x261) w/31 R, 17 2B, 3 3B, 13 HR, 57 RBI in 68 G.
• Named AL Player of the Week for 2nd time June 30 (hit .583/14x24, 5 R, 3
2B, 2 HR, 8 RBI 1.542 OPS in 6 games).
• Recorded the Mariners only hit off Tomlin 6/28 vs. CLE.
• Had 4 straight multi-hit G (.647/11x17) to tie season/career high, 6/23-27.
• Team leader in home runs (T1st, 13), extra-base hits (37) and RBI (59).
• Batting .344 (52x151, 11 HR) at Safeco Field; .207 (36x174, 2 HR) on road.
• Tied career-high with 4 hits and drove in go-ahead run on June 15 vs. Texas.
• 4x5 w/2B, 2 3B, HR, 3 R, 3 RBI 6/2 at NYY; tied club-record w/4 XBH, 2 3B.
• 8-game hitting streak April 23-May 3: .394 (13x33), 9 R, 2 2B, 5 HR, 14 RBI.
• Named AL Co-Player of the Week (w/Jose Abreu) for April 21-27: hit .409
(9x22), 8 R, 5 HR, 11 RBI, 1.091 SLG, 1.549 OPS in 6 games.
• Hit go-ahead 3-run HR on 4/27 vs. TEX, 2nd of the day (erasing 5-0 defcit).
• Career-high 5 RBI as part of 2-HR game 4/23 vs. HOU…hit 2-run HR in 7th
inning and walk-off 3-run HR with 1 out in bottom of 9th inning.
#2 - JESUS SUCRE, C vs. Gibson: Never Faced
Last Game: 0x2 6/4/13 vs. CWS Current Streak: 0 G (0x4)
Homestand: --- Last HR: - - -
Season-Highs: streak: ---…hits: ---…RBI: ---
• Recalled from AAA Tacoma yesterday (John Buck DFA).
• With AAA Tacoma appeared in 48 games batting .274 (48x175).
• Over last 10 games hit .375 (15x40) with 5 2B, HR, 2 RBI.
• Threw out 21 of 41 attempted base stealers (51%).
• Made MLB debut 5/24/13 vs. TEX (1x4).
• Was on MLB DL June 8-Aug. 16, 2013 with left wrist bone contusion.
• Signed by Seattle as a minor league free agent 7/19/11 (re-signed in 2012).
#3 - MIKE ZUNINO, C vs. Gibson: .000 (0x3), K
Last Game: 0x3, 3 K yest. Current Streak: 0 G (0x5)
Homestand: 1x6, R, HR, RBI, 3 K Last HR: 7/7 vs. MIN (#13)
Season-Highs: streak: 6-2x (last: 6/18-25)…hits: 4 (4/29)…RBI: 3-2x (last: 5/28)
• Leads all AL catchers (3rd in MLB) with 13 home runs.
• HR #13 7/7 vs. MIN; has homered in 6 of last 14 games (6/20-current).
• T2nd in AL with 9 HBP…5 HBP in 22 games in the month of June.
• T6th in AL with 13 CCS…2nd in AL with 2.98 Catcher’s ERA.
• Recorded hits in 40 of 72 games this season (all starts but one at catcher).
• Already has more HR this season (13) than in all of 2013 (5).
• Hit 5 of 13 home runs in Felix Hernandez’ starts.
• Batting .282 (24x85) w/7 2B, 3 HR vs. LHP this season.
• 6-game hitting streak June 18-25 (.348/8x23, 7 R, 2 2B, 4 HR, 5 RBI).
• Go-ahead solo HR in 7th on June 22 at KC off Y. Ventura in 2-1 win.
• HR #8 6/20 at KC off Shields...2x3 w/2B 6/13 vs. TEX, SEA’s only 2 H on night.
• Season-high 6-game hitting streak (.316/6x19, 4 R, 2 2B, 2 HR) 5/7-13.
SEATTLE HITTERS vs. MINNESOTA TWINS
2014 CAREER HR@
AVG AB H HR RBI AVG AB H HR RBI SEA
D. Ackley .167 18 3 0 2 .262 84 22 1 10 10
W. Bloomquist .000 2 0 0 0 .261 157 41 2 13 3
R. Cano .474 19 9 0 2 .332 271 90 9 43 7
E. Chavez --- 0 0 0 0 .247 89 22 1 7 3
C. Hart .118 17 2 0 0 .235 149 35 9 22 2
J. Jones .286 21 6 0 1 .286 21 6 0 1 0
B. Miller .091 11 1 0 0 .240 25 6 0 1 7
L. Morrison .143 7 1 0 0 .267 15 4 0 0 3
M. Saunders .500 18 9 2 5 .318 85 27 4 8 22
K. Seager .100 20 2 0 1 .269 93 25 2 15 24
J. Sucre --- -- -- -- -- .429 7 3 0 1 0
M. Zunino .133 15 2 1 2 .176 17 3 1 3 9
SCORE BY INNINGS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X Total
Mariners 33 43 36 44 47 42 48 27 42 3 365
Opponent 41 26 36 35 44 25 30 35 27 2 301
MARINER HOME RUNS
RECORD BY HOME RUN… 0 1 2 3 4 5 6
17-23 12-8 15-3 3-2 1-0 0-0 0-0
HOME RUNS BY POSITION… Total C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH PH P
75 14 12 4 13 9 4 1 10 7 1 0
Grand Slams (0): None
Back-to-Back (3): Smoak & Hart (4/2 @LAA, 9th inning), Cano & Hart (4/17 @TEX, 3rd inning), Seager
& Ackley (5/11 vs. KC, 4th inning)
Inside-the-Park (0): None
Pinch-Hit (1): Stefen Romero, 6/3 at ATL
Leadoff (1): Michael Saunders, 4/26 vs. TEX
Game-Ending (1): Kyle Seager, 4/23 vs. HOU
Game-Winning in Last AB on Road (1): Brad Miller, 6/20 at KC
Multi (6): Miller - 2 (4/1 @LAA), Hart - 2 (4/8 vs. LAA), Seager - 2 (4/23 vs. HOU) & (4/27 vs. TEX),
Ackley - 2 (5/11 vs. KC), Morrison - 2 (6/22 vs. BOS)
DISABLED LIST
Name TYPE DL Dates Eligible Injury G Missed Team Record
Blake Beavan-rhp 60-Day April 16-current June 15 Right shoulder tendinitis 76 42-34
James Paxton-lhp 60-Day April 9-current June 8 Strained left latissimus dorsi muscle 83 44-38
Corey Hart-dh 15-Day May 20 (retro 5/19)-July 3 --- Strained left hamstring 42 26-16
Hisashi Iwakuma-rhp 15-Day March 29 (retro 3/21)-May 2 --- Torn extensor tendon in his right middle fnger 27 12-15
Logan Morrison-of/dh 15-Day April 16 (retro 4/15)-June 11 --- Strained right hamstring 52 27-25
Stephen Pryor-rhp 15-Day March 29 (retro 3/21)-April 17 --- Surgery to repair a torn tendon in right shoulder 14 7-8
Michael Saunders-of 15-Day June 11-June 26 --- Right AC joint infammation 14 8-6
Justin Smoak-1b 15-Day June 11 (retro to 6/10)-July 3 --- Strained left quad 22 13-9
Taijuan Walker-rhp 15-Day March 29 (retro 3/21)-June 10 --- Right shoulder impingement 63 34-29
MARINERS MULTI-HIT GAMES:
Player 2 3 4 5 Total
Ackley 11 4 -- -- 15
Almonte 4 -- -- -- 4
Bloomquist 10 -- -- -- 10
Buck 2 2 -- -- 4
Cano 29 3 1 -- 33
Chavez 7 1 -- -- 8
Franklin 2 -- -- -- 2
Gillespie 4 -- -- -- 4
Hart 8 -- -- -- 8
Jones 9 4 1 -- 14
Miller 13 -- -- -- 13
Montero -- -- -- -- 1
Morrison 4 1 1 -- 6
Romero 8 1 -- -- 9
Saunders 13 3 -- -- 16
Seager 20 5 2 -- 27
Smoak 10 -- -- -- 10
Sucre -- -- -- -- --
Zunino 12 -- 1 -- 13
Team 166 24 6 0 196
MARINERS MULTI-RBI GAMES:
Player 2 3 4 5+ Total
Ackley 4 2 -- -- 6
Almonte 1 -- -- -- 1
Bloomquist 3 1 -- -- 4
Buck 1 -- -- -- 1
Cano 12 3 -- -- 15
Chavez -- 1 -- -- 1
Franklin -- -- -- -- 0
Gillespie -- -- -- -- 0
Hart 2 -- 1 -- 3
Jones 2 -- -- -- 2
Miller 2 1 -- -- 3
Montero 1 -- -- -- 1
Morrison 2 1 -- 1 4
Romero -- 2 -- -- 2
Saunders 5 2 -- -- 7
Seager 8 5 2 1 16
Smoak 6 3 -- -- 9
Sucre -- -- -- -- --
Zunino 4 3 -- -- 7
Team 53 24 4 1 82
GAME-WINNING/2-OUT RBI:
Player GWRBI
Cano ........................................................................8
Seager .....................................................................7
Saunders/Miller/Zunino ...........................................4
Ackley/Hart/Smoak .................................................3
Romero/Almonte .....................................................2
Gillespie/Chavez ......................................................2
Bloomquist/Buck/Montero/Morrison .......................1
Player 2-Out RBI
Seager ...................................................................22
Smoak ...................................................................20
Cano/Ackley ..........................................................11
Hart/Zunino ...........................................................10
Saunders .................................................................9
Miller ........................................................................8
Jones .......................................................................6
Chavez/Morrison .....................................................5
Bloomquist ..............................................................4
Almonte / Buck ........................................................3
Gillespie ...................................................................2
Franklin / Romero ....................................................1
STARTS BY POSITION (Team Record)
1B 2B SS 3B LF CF RF C DH
Ackley -- -- -- -- 33-34 -- -- -- 3-1
Almonte -- -- -- -- -- 10-15 -- -- --
Bloomquist 4-1 4-1 6-3 3-2 1-2 -- -- -- 1-0
Buck -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8-11 5-0
Cano -- 45-34 -- -- -- -- -- -- 2-4
Chavez -- -- -- -- 3-1 2-1 6-4 -- 5-2
Franklin -- 0-5 3-2 -- -- -- 1-0 -- 1-1
Gillespie -- -- -- -- 11-4 -- 4-1 -- 0-2
Hart 0-1 -- -- -- -- -- 0-2 -- 22-17
Jones -- -- -- -- -- 30-23 -- -- --
Miller -- -- 39-37 -- -- -- -- -- --
Morrison 14-11 -- -- -- -- -- 2-2 -- 1-2
Montero 1-0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2-1
Romero -- -- -- -- 1-0 -- 19-11 -- 3-6
Saunders -- -- -- -- -- 7-2 17-21 -- --
Seager -- -- -- 46-38 -- -- -- -- 1-0
Smoak 30-28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Sucre -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Zunino -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 41-30 1-0
STARTS BY BATTING ORDER (Team Record)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Ackley -- 0-2 -- -- 0-1 5-4 15-19 16-8 0-1
Almonte 10-13 0-1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0-1
Bloomquist 4-2 3-1 -- -- -- 0-1 0-1 0-1 12-3
Buck -- -- -- 1-1 1-0 3-3 2-1 3-4 3-2
Cano -- -- 47-39 -- -- -- -- -- --
Chavez 13-8 2-0 -- -- -- -- -- 1-0 --
Franklin -- 0-1 -- -- -- 1-3 1-2 1-1 3-0
Gillespie -- 1-1 -- 0-1 0-1 4-0 7-0 2-2 1-2
Hart -- -- -- 17-17 5-2 0-1 -- -- --
Jones 13-13 17-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Miller -- 9-12 -- -- -- -- -- 13-5 16-20
Morrison -- -- -- 3-1 9-8 3-2 2-4 -- --
Montero -- -- -- 0-1 1-0 -- -- 2-0 --
Romero -- 10-6 -- 2-0 1-3 2-3 8-1 0-2 0-1
Saunders 9-5 7-6 1-2 -- 0-3 -- 5-5 2-3 --
Seager -- 0-1 -- 13-9 16-15 15-11 3-3 -- --
Smoak -- -- -- 13-11 11-8 4-6 2-3 -- --
Sucre -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Zunino -- -- 1-0 -- 5-0 12-7 3-2 9-15 12-6
PITCHER - Hernandez (13-6), Ramirez (4-7), Iwakuma (8-5), Paxton (2-0), Elias (9-9), Young (10-7), Beavan (0-1), Maurer (2-5), Walker (1-1)
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Player Solo 2R 3R GS Total
Ackley 3 1 -- -- 4
Almonte 1 -- -- -- 1
Bloomquist -- 1 -- -- 1
Buck -- 1 -- -- 1
Cano -- 4 2 -- 6
Chavez 1 -- -- -- 1
Gillespie 1 -- -- -- 1
Hart 4 -- 1 -- 5
Miller 7 1 -- -- 8
Montero -- 1 -- -- 1
Morrison 2 2 -- -- 4
Romero 2 -- 1 -- 3
Saunders 4 2 -- -- 6
Seager 4 4 5 -- 13
Smoak 2 4 1 -- 7
Zunino 8 4 1 -- 13
Team 39 25 11 0 75
Runs via HR: 122
RECENT TRANSACTIONS
June 20 Michael Saunders, OF, sent on rehab assignment to AAA Tacoma.
June 21 Corey Hart, DH, sent on rehab assignment to AAA Tacoma.
June 25 Jesus Montero, DH/1B, optioned to AAA Tacoma (post-game).
June 27 Michael Saunders, OF, returned from rehab assignment at AAA
Tacoma and activated from 15-day disabled list.
June 29 Stefen Romero, OF, optioned to AAA Tacoma (post-game).
June 30 Taijuan Walker, RHP, recalled from AAA Tacoma.
July 4 Corey Hart, DH, returned from rehab assignment at AAA Tacoma and
activated from 15-day disabled list.
Cole Gillespie, OF, designated for assignment.
Justin Smoak, 1B, returned from rehab assignment at AAA Tacoma,
activated from 15-day disabled list, optioned to AAA Tacoma.
July 5 Cole Gillespie, OF, claimed off waivers by Toronto.
July 8 John Buck, C, designated for assignment.
Jesus Sucre, C, recalled from AAA Tacoma.
July 8 Taijuan Walker, RHP, optioned to AAA Tacoma (post-game).
July 9 Stephen Pryor, RHP, recalled from AAA Tacoma.
INSTANT REPLAY: Record
Total Confirmed/Stands Overturned Keeping
Mariners 18 9 9
Opponents 17 7 10
Umpires 11 8 2 1
OUTFIELD ASSISTS:
Player A
Ackley .........................................................3
Almonte .......................................................2
Chavez / Jones ........................................... 1
Morrison / Romero / Saunders ....................1
THE CATCHER’S BOX:
Catcher Record G/GS SB CCS CS% PB
Buck 8-11 19/19 11 3 21.4 1
Zunino 41-30 71/71 38 13 25.4 2
Team 49-41 90 49 16 24.6 3
HITTING STREAKS:
Player G Dates Stats During Streak
James Jones 14 5/9-24 .288/15x52, 10 R, 4 2B, 2 3B, RBI
Robinson Cano 10 6/2-12 .368/14x38, 6 R, 3 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 5 BB
Robinson Cano 9 4/20-5/1 .371/13x35, 5 R, 4 2B, 6 RBI
2014 MARINERS HIGHS & LOWS
CLUB
LONGEST WINNING STREAK ................................................................................................5, 3x, last: June 20-24
LONGEST LOSING STREAK ................................................................................................................ 8, April 15-22
MOST RUNS, GAME:
Mariners ..................................................................................................................................... 13, July 1 at Houston
Opponent ................................................................................................................................. 9, May 24 vs. Houston
MOST RUNS, INNING:
Mariners .................................................................................................................... 8, May 3 at Houston (7th inning)
Opponent ...............................................................................................................5, May 24 vs. Houston (5th inning)
MOST HITS, 9-INNING GAME:
Mariners ..................................................................................................................................... 18, July 1 at Houston
Opponent ............................................................................................................................ 16, May 9 vs. Kansas City
FEWEST HITS, 9-INNING GAME:
Mariners ...................................................................................................................1, 2x, last: June 28 vs. Cleveland
Opponent .............................................................................................................................. 1, June 29 vs. Cleveland
MOST HITS, INNING:
Mariners .....................................................................................................................7, July 1 at Houston (6th inning)
Opponent ...................................................................................................... 5, 4x, last: June 3 at Atlanta (1st inning)
MOST DOUBLES, GAME:
Mariners ....................................................................................................................................... 6, July 1 at Houston
Opponent ................................................................................................................................6, May 16 at Minnesota
MOST TRIPLES, GAME:
Mariners .................................................................................................................... 2, 3x, last: June 8 at Tampa Bay
Opponent ................................................................................................................. 2, 3x, last: June 19 at San Diego
MOST HOME RUNS, GAME:
Mariners .................................................................................................................................... 4, June 30 at Houston
Opponent ................................................................................................................. 3, 4x, last: July 4 at Chicago (AL)
MOST STOLEN BASES, GAME:
Mariners ............................................................................................................................... 4, June 16 vs. San Diego
Opponent ................................................................................................................... 3, 2x, last: July 8 vs. Minnesota
MOST ERRORS, GAME:
Mariners .............................................................................................................................. 5, May 11 vs. Kansas City
Opponent ............................................................................................................................. 4, May 12 vs. Tampa Bay
MOST DOUBLE PLAYS TURNED, GAME:
Mariners ......................................................................................................................................... 4, April 14 at Texas
Opponent ................................................................................................................. 2, 11x, last: July 8 vs. Minnesota
MOST STRIKEOUTS, 9-INNING GAME:
Mariners hitters ....................................................................................................... 14, 3x, last: June 6 at Tampa Bay
Opponent hitters ...................................................................................................................17, June 8 at Tampa Bay
MOST WALKS, 9-INNING GAME:
Mariners hitters .................................................................................................................... 8, March 31 at LA Angels
Opponent hitters .....................................................................................................................8, June 6 at Tampa Bay
MOST LEFT ON BASE, 9-INNING GAME:
Mariners ........................................................................................................................11, 2x, last: July 1 at Houston
Opponent ..............................................................................................................................15, June 6 at Tampa Bay
LARGEST DEFICIT OVERCOME IN WIN ................................................ 5, April 27 vs. Texas (trailed 5-0, won 6-5)
LARGEST LEAD GIVEN UP IN LOSS ...............................................3, 2x, last: April 26 vs. Texas (led 3-0, lost 6-3)
LARGEST WINNING MARGIN ....................................................................................... 11, July 1 at Houston (13-2)
LARGEST LOSING MARGIN .............................................................................................. 7, April 19 at Miami (0-7)
LONGEST GAME, INNINGS, HOME................................................................... 9.0, 45x, last: July 8 vs. Minnesota
LONGEST GAME, INNINGS, ROAD .............................................................................. 14.0, July 5 at Chicago (AL)
SHORTEST GAME, 9-INNINGS, HOME ........................................................................ 2:17, June 29 vs. Cleveland
SHORTEST GAME, 9-INNINGS, ROAD ................................................................................ 2:20, April 19 at Miami
LONGEST GAME, 9-INNINGS, HOME ................................................................................. 3:34, June 14 vs. Texas
LONGEST GAME, 9-INNINGS, ROAD .................................................................................. 3:36, July 1 at Houston
LONGEST GAME, EXTRA-INNINGS, HOME .................................................................................................... None
LONGEST GAME, EXTRA-INNINGS, ROAD ................................................................. 4:38, July 5 at Chicago (AL)
LARGEST CROWD, HOME .......................................................................................... 45,662, April 8 vs. LA Angels
SMALLEST CROWD, HOME ........................................................................................ 10,466, April 22 vs. Houston
LARGEST CROWD, ROAD ....................................................................................... 44,152, March 31 at LA Angels
SMALLEST CROWD, ROAD ........................................................................................10,400, June 9 at Tampa Bay
INDIVIDUAL BATTING
LONGEST HITTING STREAK ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 14, James Jones (May 9-24)
MOST HITS, GAME ........................................................................................................................................................................... 4, 6x, last: James Jones, June 30 at Houston
MOST RUNS, GAME ................................................................................................................................................... 3, 7x, last: Endy Chavez & James Jones, July 1 at Houston
MOST DOUBLES, GAME ...................................................................................................................................................... 2, 5x, last: Willie Bloomquist, June 22 at Kansas City
MOST TRIPLES, GAME ............................................................................................................................................................................. 2, Kyle Seager, June 2 at New York (AL)
MOST HOME RUNS, GAME ..........................................................................................................................................................2, 6x, last: Logan Morrison, June 23 vs. Boston
MOST EXTRA-BASE HITS, GAME ............................................................................................................................................................ 4, Kyle Seager, June 2 at New York (AL)
MOST RBI, 9-INNING GAME ........................................................................................................................................................................... 5, Kyle Seager, April 23 vs. Houston
MOST RBI, EXTRA-INNING GAME .............................................................................................................................................. 2, 3x, last: Justin Smoak, May 7 (#1) at Oakland
MOST STOLEN BASES, GAME ........................................................................................................................3, 2x, James Jones, June 16 vs. San Diego & June 30 at Houston
GRAND SLAMS (0) ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ None
INDIVIDUAL PITCHING
FEWEST HITS ALLOWED (CG):
Mariners .................................................................................................................................................................................................................3, Roenis Elias, June 1 vs. Detroit
Opponents ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1, Josh Tomlin, June 28 vs. Cleveland
MOST STRIKEOUTS, GAME (Starter):
Mariners ...................................................................................................................................................................................................15, Felix Hernandez, June 8 at Tampa Bay
Opponents ..........................................................................................................................................................................................12, 2x, last: Chris Sale, July 4 at Chicago (AL)
MOST STRIKEOUTS, GAME (Reliever):
Mariners .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5, Dominic Leone, May 14 vs. Tampa Bay
Opponents ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4, 3x, last: Neal Cotts, June 14 vs. Texas
MOST WALKS, GAME:
Mariners ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 5, 5x, last: Taijuan Walker, July 6 at Chicago (AL)
Opponents ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 7, Tyson Ross, June 16 vs. San Diego
MOST INNINGS, GAME, STARTER:
Mariners ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................9.0, Roenis Elias, June 1 vs. Detroit
Opponents .........................................................................................................................................................................................9.0, 5x, last: Chris Sale, July 4 at Chicago (AL)
MOST INNINGS, GAME, RELIEVER
Mariners ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 3.0, 3x, last: Tom Wilhelmsen, June 30 at Houston
Opponents ...................................................................................................................................................................................................4.0, Jerome Williams, May 4 at Houston
LONGEST WINNING STREAK: .........................................................................................................................................................................5, Felix Hernandez (May 12-June 8)
LONGEST LOSING STREAK: ............................................................. 4, Erasmo Ramirez (April 6-current), Brandon Maurer (May 9-current), Charlie Furbush (April 13-June 18)
MOST CONSECUTIVE SCORELESS INNINGS:
Overall .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 19.2, Erasmo Ramirez (June 3-24)
Starter ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 19.2, Erasmo Ramirez (June 3-24)
Reliever ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 17.2, Joe Beimel (May 2-current)
#Club Record ^Ties Club Record
MARINERS UPDATE
Overall Record ........................................49-41
Series Records ................................... 14-11-5
First Game of Series ...............................20-11
Second Game of Series .........................14-16
Third Game of Series................................14-9
Fourth Game of Series ...............................1-5
Leading After 6 .........................................36-7
Trailing After 6 ...........................................5-30
Tied After 6 ..................................................8-4
Leading After 7 .........................................41-5
Trailing After 7 ...........................................4-29
Tied After 7 ..................................................4-7
Leading After 8 .........................................43-2
Trailing After 8 ...........................................2-34
Tied After 8 ..................................................4-5
Score First ...............................................30-10
Opponent Score First .............................20-31
Comeback Wins / Blown Losses ........ 21 / 15
Last at-bat W/L (walk-off) ................. 8-9 (1-4)
Hit a home run ........................................31-13
No home runs .........................................18-28
Scoring 4 or more runs ............................35-9
Scoring less than 4 runs ........................14-32
Score in 3 or more innings .......................25-7
Out-hit opponent ......................................43-7
Out-hit by opponent .................................5-31
Hits even ......................................................1-3
Lineups Used ............................................... 81
Players Used (Pitchers) ........................ 33 (16)
Safeco Field Roof Open .........................18-16
Safeco Field Roof Closed ..........................3-1
Safeco Field Roof Moved ...........................1-6
Northwest Green Jersey ............................8-4
Astro Navy Jersey .......................................8-4
Safeco Field Sellouts ..................................1-0
2013 after 90 games ...............................40-50
2013 after 91 games ...............................40-51
2013 after 92 games ...............................40-52
Best ever after 90 games ...............65-25 (‘01)
Best ever after 91 games ...............66-25 (‘01)
Best ever after 92 games ...............66-26 (‘01)
March/April .............................................11-14
May ..........................................................16-14
June .........................................................18-10
July ...............................................................4-3
August .........................................................0-0
September ...................................................0-0
Monday ......................................................11-1
Tuesday .......................................................9-6
Wednesday ..................................................6-8
Thursday ......................................................3-5
Friday ...........................................................5-8
Saturday ......................................................7-7
Sunday .........................................................8-6
1-Run Games/2-Run Games ...... 10-14/14-10
Extra Innings ...............................................2-2
Average Time of Game (9-inn.) ................ 2:55
Postponements...... 2 (4/4 @OAK, 4/30 @NYY)
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2014 MARINERS DAY-BY-DAYS
G D D/N OPP W / L SCORE WINNER/LOSER/SAVE REC. POS GA/GB CLUBS TIME ATT
1 3/31 N @LAA W 10-3 Hernandez (1-0)/Weaver 1-0 1 +0.5 -- 3:17 44,152
2 4/1 N @LAA W 8-3 Ramirez (1-0)/Wilson 2-0 1 +0.5 -- 3:05 43,567
3 4/2 N @LAA W 8-2 Paxton (1-0)/Santiago 3-0 1 +0.5 -- 2:39 38,007
4 4/3 N @OAK L 2-3 (12) Pomeranz/Noesi (0-1) 3-1 1 +0.5 -- 4:02 11,236
4/4 N @OAK Rained Out -- DH 5/7 1 +1.0 --
5 4/5 D @OAK W 3-1 Hernandez (2-0)/Straily/Rodney (1) 4-1 1 +2.0 -- 2:22 30,290
6 4/6 D @OAK L 3-6 Gray/Ramirez (1-1)/Johnson 4-2 1 +1.0 -- 2:57 32,852
4/7 Off Day 1 +0.5
7 4/8 N LAA W 5-3 Paxton (2-0)/Santiago/Rodney (2) 5-2 1 +1.0 -- 2:59 45,662
8 4/9 N LAA L 0-2 Richards/Elias (0-1)/Frieri 5-3 T1 - - - OAK 2:53 16,468
4/10 Off Day 2 -0.5 OAK
9 4/11 N OAK W 6-4 Hernandez (3-0)/Milone/Rodney (3) 6-3 1 +0.5 -- 3:09 38,978
10 4/12 N OAK L 1-3 Gray/Ramirez (1-2)/Gregerson 6-4 2 -0.5 OAK 3:08 22,073
11 4/13 D OAK L 0-3 Otero/Furbush (0-1)/Doolittle 6-5 2 -1.5 OAK 2:44 22,702
12 4/14 N @TEX W 7-1 Elias (1-1)/Lewis 7-5 2 -1.5 OAK 3:01 23,081
13 4/15 N @TEX L 0-5 Ross Jr./Beavan (0-1) 7-6 2 -2.5 OAK 2:22 26,628
14 4/16 N @TEX L 2-3 Figueroa/Rodney (0-1) 7-7 3 -2.5 OAK 2:47 27,396
15 4/17 D @TEX L 6-8 Figueroa/Beimel (0-1)/Soria 7-8 T3 -3.0 OAK 3:28 29,024
16 4/18 N @MIA L 4-8 Cishek/Medina (0-1) 7-9 4 -4.0 OAK 3:09 21,388
17 4/19 N @MIA L 0-7 ALVAREZ/Elias (1-2) 7-10 4 -5.0 OAK 2:20 24,003
18 4/20 D @MIA L 2-3 Dunn/Wilhelmsen (0-1)/Cishek 7-11 4 -6.0 OAK 2:58 20,228
19 4/21 N HOU L 2-7 Keuchel/Hernandez (3-1) 7-12 4 -6.0 OAK 2:49 14,628
20 4/22 N HOU L 2-5 McHugh/Ramirez (1-3)/Fields 7-13 4 -6.0 OAK 3:02 10,467
21 4/23 D HOU W 5-3 Rodney (1-1)/Fields 8-13 4 -5.5 TEX 2:50 13,729
4/24 Off Day 4 -5.5 TEX/OAK
22 4/25 N TEX W 6-3 Medina (1-1)/Cotts/Rodney (4) 9-13 4 -5.5 OAK 2:55 31,146
23 4/26 N TEX L 3-6 Poreda/Furbush (0-2)/Soria 9-14 4 -5.5 TEX/OAK 3:13 30,042
24 4/27 D TEX W 6-5 Farquhar (1-0)/Ogando/Rodney (5) 10-14 4 -4.5 TEX/OAK 3:10 26,307
4/28 Off Day 4 -5.0 OAK
25 4/29 N @NYY W 6-3 Young (1-0)/Sabathia 11-14 4 -5.0 OAK 3:33 37,484
4/30 N @NYY Rained Out -- Re-scheduled 6/2 4 -5.5 OAK
March/April (11-14) Batting: .231 (197x854), 22 HR Pitching: 11-14, 5 SV, 3.67 ERA (90 ER, 220.2 IP)
26 5/1 N @NYY W 4-2 Elias (2-2)/Kuroda/Rodney (6) 12-14 4 -5.0 OAK 2:47 43,121
27 5/2 N @HOU L 4-5 (11) Bass/Furbush (0-3) 12-15 4 -5.0 OAK 4:02 15,771
28 5/3 D @HOU W 9-8 Iwakuma (1-0)/Keuchel/Rodney (7) 13-15 4 -4.0 OAK 3:24 15,798
29 5/4 D @HOU W 8-7 Maurer (1-0)/McHugh/Farquhar (1) 14-15 4 -4.0 OAK 3:30 24,996
30 5/5 N @OAK W 4-2 Young (2-0/Kazmir/Rodney (8) 15-15 4 -3.0 OAK 2:36 11,019
31 5/6 N @OAK W 8-3 Elias (3-2)/Chavez 16-15 T2 -2.0 OAK 3:19 12,106
32 5/7 D @OAK #1 W 6-4 (10) Medina (2-1)/Cook/Rodney (9) 17-15 2 -1.0 OAK 3:24 - - -
33 @OAK #2 L 0-2 Pomeranz/Ramirez (1-4)/Johnson 17-16 2 -2.0 OAK 2:21 17,337
34 5/8 N KC W 1-0 Iwakuma (2-0)/Duffy/Rodney (10) 18-16 2 -1.5 OAK 2:25 12,577
35 5/9 N KC L 1-6 Vargas/Maurer (1-1) 18-17 3 -2.5 OAK 2:45 20,876
36 5/10 N KC W 3-1 Young (3-0)/Ventura/Rodney (11) 19-17 2 -2.5 OAK 2:18 29,373
37 5/11 D KC L 7-9 Coleman/Farquhar (1-1)/Holland 19-18 3 -3.5 OAK 3:01 30,449
38 5/12 N TB W 12-5 Hernandez (4-1)/Ramos 20-18 2 -3.5 OAK 3:10 12,397
39 5/13 N TB L 1-2 PRICE (4-3)/Rodney (1-2) 20-19 3 -4.5 OAK 2:48 13,446
40 5/14 D TB L 0-2 Odorizzi/Maurer (1-2)/Balfour 20-20 3 -4.5 OAK 3:21 20,986
5/15 Off Day 3 -4.5
41 5/16 N @MIN L 4-5 Gibson/Young (3-1)/Perkins 20-21 3 -5.5 OAK 2:42 27,275
42 5/17 N @MIN L 3-4 Deduno/Elias (3-3)/Perkins 20-22 3 -6.5 OAK 2:26 29,717
43 5/18 D @MIN W 6-2 Hernandez (5-1)/Nolasco 21-22 3 -6.5 OAK 3:02 32,511
5/19 Off Day 3 -6.5 OAK
44 5/20 N @TEX W 6-2 Iwakuma (3-0)/Lewis 22-22 3 -6.5 OAK 2:54 43,706
45 5/21 D @TEX L 3-4 Tepesch/Young (3-2)/Soria 22-23 3 -7.5 OAK 2:47 43,654
46 5/22 N HOU W 3-1 Leone (1-0)/Cosart/Rodney (12) 23-23 3 -6.5 OAK 3:09 13,861
47 5/23 N HOU W 6-1 Hernandez (6-1)/Owens 24-23 3 -5.5 OAK 2:40 21,197
48 5/24 N HOU L 4-9 Oberholtzer/Maurer (1-3) 24-24 3 -5.5 OAK 3:18 21,585
49 5/25 D HOU L 1-4 KEUCHEL/Iwakuma (3-1) 24-25 4 -5.5 OAK 2:28 26,857
50 5/26 D LAA W Young (4-2)/Skaggs 25-25 4 -5.5 OAK 2:40 22,721
51 5/27 N LAA L 4-6 Weaver/Elias (3-4)/Frieri 25-26 4 -5.5 OAK 3:03 13,064
52 5/28 N LAA W 3-1 Hernandez (7-1)/Wilson/Rodney (13) 26-26 4 -5.5 OAK 2:30 13,904
53 5/29 N LAA L 5-7 Shoemaker/Maurer (1-4)/Frieri 26-27 4 -5.5 OAK 3:08 11,659
54 5/30 N DET L 3-6 Verlander/Iwakuma (3-2)/Chamberlain 26-28 4 -6.5 OAK 3:05 28,998
55 5/31 N DET W 3-2 Young (5-2)/Smyly/Rodney (14) 27-28 4 -6.5 OAK 3:18 37,142
May (16-14) Batting: .233 (228x978), 21 HR Pitching: 16-14, 10 SV, 3.56 ERA (106 ER, 268.0 IP)
56 6/1 D DET W 4-0 ELIAS (4-4)/Scherzer 28-28 4 -6.5 OAK 2:46 31,405
57 6/2 N @NYY W 10-2 Hernandez (8-1)/Phelps 29-28 T3 -6.0 OAK 2:54 41,539
58 6/3 N @ATL W 7-5 Leone (2-0)/Wood/Rodney (15) 30-28 3 -6.0 OAK 3:08 36,503
59 6/4 D @ATL W 2-0 Iwakuma (4-2)/Minor/Rodney (16) 31-28 3 -6.0 OAK 2:51 26,960
6/5 Off Day 31-28 T2 -5.5 OAK
60 6/6 N @TB L 0-4 Bedard/Young (5-3) 31-29 3 -6.5 OAK 3:17 14,577
61 6/7 D @TB W 7-4 Elias (5-4)/Cobb/Rodney (17) 32-29 3 -5.5 OAK 2:46 23,996
62 6/8 D @TB W 5-0 Medina (3-1)/Balfour 33-29 3 -5.5 OAK 3:10 18,158
63 6/9 D @TB W 3-0 Beimel (1-1)/Price/Rodney (18) 34-29 3 -4.5 OAK 3:11 10,400
64 6/10 N NYY L 2-3 Betances/Iwakuma (4-3)/Robertson 34-30 3 -4.5 OAK 2:50 28,405
65 6/11 N NYY L 2-4 TANAKA/Young (5-4) 34-31 3 -5.5 OAK 2:44 28,439
66 6/12 N NYY L 3-6 Whitley/Elias (5-5)/Robertson 34-32 3 -6.0 OAK 2:56 40,595
67 6/13 N TEX L 0-1 Tolleson/Hernandez (8-2)/Soria 34-33 3 -6.0 OAK 2:30 22,073
68 6/14 N TEX L 3-4 Cotts/Rodney (1-3)/Soria 34-34 T3 -7.0 OAK 3:34 27,702
69 6/15 D TEX W 5-1 Iwakuma (5-3)/Martinez 35-34 3 -7.0 OAK 2:46 39,215
70 6/16 N SD W 5-1 Young (6-4)/Ross 36-34 3 -6.0 OAK 2:44 17,516
71 6/17 D SD W 6-1 Elias (6-5)/Stults 37-34 3 -6.0 OAK 2:42 19,896
72 6/18 N @SD L 1-2 Benoit/Furbush (0-4)/Street 37-35 3 -7.0 OAK 2:40 27,523
73 6/19 D @SD L 1-4 Hahn/Leone (2-1)/Street 37-36 3 -8.0 OAK 2:42 18,755
74 6/20 N @KC W 7-5 Furbush (1-4)/Holland/Rodney (19) 38-36 3 -8.0 OAK 3:31 38,475
75 6/21 D @KC W 2-1 Medina (4-1)/Vargas/Rodney (20) 39-36 3 -8.0 OAK 2:42 21,640
76 6/22 D @KC W 2-1 Elias (7-5)/ Ventura/Rodney (21) 40-36 3 -7.0 OAK 2:54 23,278
77 6/23 N BOS W 12-3 Hernandez (9-2)/Lackey 41-36 3 -6.5 OAK 2:57 26,860
78 6/24 N BOS W 8-2 Beimel (2-1)/Peavy 42-36 3 -5.5 OAK 3:14 20,015
79 6/25 N BOS L 4-5 Buchholz/Iwakuma (5-4) 42-37 3 -6.5 OAK 2:40 27,333
6/26 Off Day -6.5 OAK
80 6/27 N CLE W 3-2 Young (7-4)/Bauer/Rodney (22) 43-37 3 -6.5 OAK 3:05 28,084
81 6/28 N CLE L 0-5 TOMLIN/Elias (7-6) 43-38 3 -7.5 OAK 2:24 23,102
82 6/29 D CLE W 3-0 Hernandez (10-2)/House 44-38 3 -7.5 OAK 2:17 26,171
83 6/30 N @HOU W 10-4 Walker (1-0)/McHugh/Wilhelmsen (1) 45-38 3 -6.5 OAK 3:07 17,340
June (18-10) Batting: .262 (247x944), 29 HR Pitching: 118-10, 10 SV, 2.53 ERA (70 ER, 249.0 IP)
2014 MARINERS GAME NOTES • WEDNESDAY • JULY 9, 2014 • VS. MINNESOTA TWINS • PAGE 8
G D D/N OPP W / L SCORE WINNER/LOSER/SAVE REC. POS GA/GB CLUBS TIME ATT
84 7/1 N @HOU W 13-2 Iwakuma (6-4)/Cosart 46-38 3 -5.5 OAK 3:36 17,504
85 7/2 D @HOU W 5-2 Young (8-4)/Peacock/Rodney (24) 47-38 3 -4.5 OAK 2:47 17,209
7/3 Off Day 3 -5.0 OAK
86 7/4 N @CWS L 1-7 SALE/Elias (7-7) 47-39 3 -6.0 OAK 2:28 30,297
87 7/5 D @CWS W 3-2 (14) Wilhelmsen (1-1)/Belisario/Rodney (25) 48-39 3 -6.0 OAK 4:38 23,113
88 7/6 D @CWS L 0-1 Noesi/Walker (1-1)/Petricka 48-40 3 -7.0 OAK 2:49 23,370
89 7/7 N MIN W 2-0 Iwakuma (7-4)/Correia/Rodney (26) 49-40 3 -7.0 OAK 2:34 18,562
90 7/8 N MIN L 0-2 Hughes/Young (8-5)/Perkins 49-41 3 -8.0 OAK 2:34 15,553
91 7/9 N MIN LHP Roenis Elias (7-7, 4.19) vs. RHP Kyle Gibson (7-7, 4.17)
92 7/10 N MIN RHP Tom WIlhelmsen (1-1, 2.49) vs. RHP Yohan Piño (0-2, 4.98)
93 7/11 N OAK RHP Felix Hernandez (10-2, 2.11) vs. RHP Jeff Samardzija (1-0, 1.29)
94 7/12 N OAK RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (7-4, 3.07) vs. RHP Jesse Chavez (7-5, 3.06)
95 7/13 D OAK RHP Chris Young (8-5, 3.08) vs. RHP Sonny Gray (9-3, 2.97)
7/14
7/15 All-Star Game at Target Field (Minneapolis, MN)
7/16
7/17
96 7/18 N @LAA
97 7/19 N @LAA
98 7/20 D @LAA
99 7/21 N NYM
100 7/22 N NYM
101 7/23 D NYM
102 7/24 N BAL
103 7/25 N BAL
104 7/26 D BAL
105 7/27 D BAL
7/28 Off Day
106 7/29 N @CLE
107 7/30 N @CLE
108 7/31 N @CLE
July (4-3) Batting: .245 (63x257), 3 HR Pitching: 4-3, 3 SV, 2.05 ERA (15 ER, 66.0 IP)
109 8/1 N @BAL
110 8/2 N @BAL
111 8/3 D @BAL
8/4 Off Day
112 8/5 N ATL
113 8/6 D ATL
114 8/7 N CWS
115 8/8 N CWS
116 8/9 N CWS
117 8/10 D CWS
118 8/11 N TOR
119 8/12 N TOR
120 8/13 N TOR
8/14 Off Day
121 8/15 N @DET
122 8/16 N @DET
123 8/17 D @DET
124 8/18 N @PHI
125 8/19 N @PHI
126 8/20 D @PHI
8/21 Off Day
127 8/22 N @BOS
128 8/23 D @BOS
129 8/24 D @BOS
130 8/25 N TEX
131 8/26 N TEX
132 8/27 D TEX
8/28 Off Day
133 8/29 N WAS
134 8/30 N WAS
135 8/31 D WAS
August (0-0) Batting: .--- (---), 0 HR Pitching: 0-0, 0 SV, -.-- ERA (-- ER, -- IP)
136 9/1 D @OAK
137 9/2 N @OAK
138 9/3 D @OAK
139 9/4 N @TEX
140 9/5 N @TEX
141 9/6 N @TEX
142 9/7 D @TEX
143 9/8 N HOU
144 9/9 N HOU
145 9/10 N HOU
9/11 Off Day
146 9/12 N OAK
147 9/13 N OAK
148 9/14 D OAK
149 9/15 N @LAA
150 9/16 N @LAA
151 9/17 N @LAA
152 9/18 N @LAA
153 9/19 N @HOU
154 9/20 N @HOU
155 9/21 D @HOU
156 9/22 N @TOR
157 9/23 N @TOR
158 9/24 N @TOR
159 9/25 D @TOR
160 9/26 N LAA
161 9/27 N LAA
162 9/28 D LAA
September (0-0) Batting: .--- (---), 0 HR Pitching: 0-0, 0 SV, -.-- ERA (-- ER, -- IP)

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