SEATTLE MARINERS WINTER LEAGUE UPDATE

Games of December 17, 2012
ABL ALL-STAR GAME: Team Australia have defeated the World All-Stars in the 2012 Conoco Phillips Australian Baseball League AllStar Game 6-4 on Sunday afternoon at Melbourne Ballpark. 1B Ji-Man Choi (0x2, 2 BB, K) and RHP Seon Gi Kim (1.0,1,0,0,0,0) represented the Mariners on the World Squad. GUTI! GUTI! GUTI!: OF Franklin Gutierrez has hit safely in 6 of his last 9 games with 4 multi-hit games, batting .382 (13x34) with 5 runs scored, 3 doubles and 6 RBI. During this stretch he has raised his season average from .242 to .313. Overall, Guti is batting .313 (21x67) with 9 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run and 9 RBI in 18 games with Leones del Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League. MAN ON FIRE: OF Carlos Peguero has hit safely in 4 of his last 5 games with 3 multi-hit games, batting .476 (10x21) with 2 doubles and 4 RBI. Overall, he is batting .367 (18x49) with 6 runs scored, 3 doubles, 3 home runs and 11 RBI in 14 games with Gigantes del Cibao in the Dominican Winter League. LORD FARQUHAR: LH Danny Farquhar is 2-1 with 3 saves and a 1.50 ERA (4 ER, 24.0 IP) in 21 relief appearances with Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan Winter League. He has limited opponents to a .217 (20x92) average, while walking 6 and striking out 30. Farquar currently has the second-highest strikeout/9.0 IP ratio (11.25) amongst all relievers in the VWL. PITCHING DOWN UNDER: After allowing 6 runs in his first 2 starts (7.1 IP), RH Seon Gi Kim has allowed only 3 runs over his last 12.2 innings (2 GS) to lower his ERA from 7.36 to 4.05. Overall Kim is 0-0 with a 4.05 ERA (9 ER, 20.0 IP) in 4 starts with Adelaide in the Australian Baseball League. He has limited opponents to a .230 (17x74) with 10 walks and 10 strikeouts. MiL AWARDS: Minor League Baseball and the Topps Company announced that Jackson second baseman Stefen Romero was selected to the Topps Double-A All-Star Team. He hit .352 (167x474) with 85 runs scored, 64 extra-base (2B- 34, 3B - 7, HR - 23) and 101 RBI in 116 games combined between A High Desert and AA Jackson. Romero finished 3rd amongst all full season minor leaguers in average and was named to the 2012 Baseball America Second-Team All-Star team as a second baseman. Catcher John Hicks was selected to Topps Class A All-Star Team, while catcher Mike Zunino was named to the Topps Short Season-A/Rookie All-Star Team. Hicks was among the top 10 players in the California League in hits (158, 4th), doubles (32, 5th), batting average (.312, 9th) and runs scored (87, 10th). He threw out 54% of the runners trying to steal a base to lead all Class A backstops. In his first professional season, Zunino hit .360 (58×151) with 35 runs, 14 doubles, 13 home runs and 43 RBI in 44 combined between Short-A Everett and Jackson. AFL TOP PROSPECT: Catcher Mike Zunino and infielder Nick Franklin were choosen to the 2012 Arizona Fall League's Top Prospects Team. Franklin hit .338 (26x77) with 13 runs, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs and 22 RBI in 20 games with the Javelinas. Zunino reached base safely in 18 of 19 games, batting .288 (23x80) with 10 runs, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs and 15 RBI. Franklin led the Javelinas and ranked 2nd in the AFL with 22 RBI, while Zunino finished T2nd on the team with 15 RBI. Zunino (#3), Franklin (#10) and James Paxton (#25) were touted by MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo as top Arizona Fall League prospects. OF NOTE: RH Carson Smith went 1-1 with a 2.40 ERA (4 ER, 15.0 IP) in 11 relief appearances with Peoria. He finished 5th on the Javelinas roster in innings, including leading all relievers. Smith allowed only 1 earned run in first 10.1 innings (0.87 ERA), including 7.1 scoreless innings from Oct. 17-31, before allowing 3 runs over his final 4 games to raise ERA from 0.87 to 2.40. INF Nick Franklin (1x3), C Mike Zunino (0x2) and LHP James Paxton (1.0,2,0,0,1,2) represented the Mariners on the West Division Rising All-Star squad. INF/OF Vinnie Catricala hit safely in final 8 games with the Javelinas, batting .419 (13x31) with 4 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 home run and 5 RBI. Overall he hit .279 (19x68) with 5 runs scored, 3 doubles, 2 home runs and 13 RBI. RHP Eramso Ramirez (1.2,4,5,4,2,1) recorded the loss in Nicaragua’s 1-8 loss to Colombia on Nov. 2 in the WBC Qualifier #3.
BATTERS Catricala, Vinnie * Choi, Ji-Man # Franklin, Nick Gutierrez, Franklin Martinez, Francisco Martinez, Mario Melendres, Nathan Noriega, Gabriel * Peguero, Carlos Romero, Stefen Sucre, Jesus Triunfel, Carlos Ugueto, Jesus Zunino, Mike PITCHERS TEAM Peoria Javelinas Adelaide Bite Peoria Javelinas Leones del Caracas Navegantes del Magallanes Cardenales de Lara Adelaide Bite Cardenales de Lara Gigantes del Cibao Peoria Javelinas Leones del Caracas Tigres del Licey Cardenales de Lara Peoria Javelinas TEAM LG. LG. AFL ABL AFL VWL VWL VWL ABL VWL DWL AFL VWL DWL VWL AFL AVG .279 .298 .338 .313 .200 .231 .236 .252 .356 .333 .239 .152 .000 .288 ERA 7.50 5.27 4.74 1.50 9.37 4.05 20.25 5.06 4.85 5.54 2.84 3.38 4.63 5.68 4.70 4.30 2.40 47.25 G 6 11 6 21 13 4 2 6 9 13 22 5 11 5 10 4 11 2 G 19 16 20 18 23 9 16 43 13 11 18 23 6 19 GS 0 0 6 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 AB 68 57 77 67 30 13 55 123 45 45 46 33 2 80 CG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 R 5 10 13 9 8 4 10 13 6 7 3 1 0 10 H 19 17 26 21 6 3 13 31 16 15 11 5 0 23 2B 3 3 6 4 1 1 3 4 3 2 2 0 0 4 SV 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3B 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 HR 2 1 2 1 0 0 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 2 RBI BB 13 9 22 9 0 1 10 9 11 9 4 3 0 15 H 6 16 28 20 20 17 3 20 14 13 22 7 11 14 7 18 11 7 6 11 12 8 3 0 7 10 6 1 5 4 0 5 IBB SO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 18 9 15 17 6 5 7 26 15 10 9 4 0 20 HR 1 2 2 1 4 3 0 3 2 1 3 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 HB 0 0 2 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 SB 1 1 3 3 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 BB 3 5 10 6 9 10 2 12 3 4 9 3 3 6 3 3 4 3 CS 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 IBB 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 OBP .329 .408 .422 .387 .273 .231 .354 .313 .463 .375 .302 .243 .000 .337 SO 6 11 16 30 9 10 3 13 11 17 21 3 10 16 10 12 18 1 SLG .412 .404 .519 .418 .300 .308 .509 .285 .622 .511 .283 .152 .000 .463 BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 OPS .741 .812 .942 .805 .573 .538 .863 .598 1.085 .886 .584 .395 .000 .800 WP GO/AO 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 3 1 1 4 0 1 1 1 0 3 2 3.00 0.93 1.92 1.31 1.40 3.30 1.00 3.40 1.71 1.22 3.89 3.00 1.63 0.90 1.17 2.13 2.67 0.33 SF 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 DP 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 SH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 HBP 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 1 ---GAMES BY POSITION--DP 1B 2B 3B SS OF C E 4 1 0 3 0 0 2 4 1 0 2 1 0 6 7 15 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 AB 25 52 79 92 64 74 7 81 49 52 89 22 44 51 30 58 52 12 0 0 13 0 4 0 3 5 0 3 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 11 5 0 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 37 0 0 0 8 0 0 5 0 0 16 4 0 11 0 12 0 0 0 5 0 GF 3 1 0 11 1 0 1 1 9 1 1 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 15 2 2 2 0 1 0 3 13 0 3 4 6 0 2

W L 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 0

SHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

SVO IP 2 1 0 5 0 0 1 1 3 1 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 6.0 13.2 19.0 24.0 16.1 20.0 1.1 21.1 13.0 13.0 25.1 5.1 11.2 12.2 7.2 14.2 15.0 1.1

R ER 5 9 11 9 17 9 3 12 7 8 8 2 7 8 4 9 4 7 5 8 10 4 17 9 3 12 7 8 8 2 6 8 4 7 4 7

WHIP AVG 1.500 1.540 2.000 1.080 1.780 1.350 3.750 1.500 1.310 1.310 1.220 1.880 1.200 1.580 1.300 1.430 1.000 7.500 .240 .308 .354 .217 .313 .230 .429 .247 .286 .250 .247 .318 .250 .275 .233 .310 .212 .583

TBF SF 28 60 94 100 79 87 9 96 54 56 101 25 48 57 34 64 57 15 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

HLD 0 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 3 0 3 0

Arias, Jonathan Leones del Escogido DWL Bawcom, Logan Peoria Javelinas AFL * Elias, Roenis Cardenales de Lara VWL Farquhar, Danny Cardenales de Lara VWL Guaipe, Mayckol Caribes de Anzoategui VWL Kim, Seon Gi Adelaide Bite ABL Kim, Seon Gi Peoria Javelinas AFL T Kim, Seon Gi PEJ, ADE Kittredge, Andrew Adelaide Bite ABL * LaFromboise, Bobby Peoria Javelinas AFL Medina, Yoervis Cardenales de Lara VWL Mieses, George Tigres del Licey DWL * Moran, Brian Atenienses de Manati PWL * Paxton, James Peoria Javelinas AFL * Perez, Oliver Tomateros de Culiacan LMP Ramirez, Erasmo Cardenales de Lara VWL Smith, Carson Peoria Javelinas AFL White, Richard Atenienses de Manati PWL KEY: * - lefthanded hitter/pitcher, # - switch hitter Arizona Fall League Standings: EAST # Salt River Rafters Scottsdale Scorpions Mesa Solar Sox WEST # Peoria Javelinas Surprise Saguaros Phoenix Desert Dogs W 17 15 10 W 19 17 13 L 13 16 20 L 13 14 15 PCT .567 .484 .333 PCT .594 .548 .464

Peurto Rican Winter League Standings: W 18 15 14 13 13 10 L 10 12 13 13 16 19 PCT .643 .556 .519 .500 .448 .345 GB 2.5 3.5 4.0 5.5 8.5 Home 11-4 7-6 5-7 3-10 7-8 4-11 Away 7-6 8-6 9-6 10-3 6-8 6-8 Streak L1 L1 W1 W1 L2 W2 L10 5-5 5-5 5-5 4-6 5-5 6-4

GB 2.5 7.0 GB 1.5 4.0

Home 8-7 9-7 4-11 Home 12-3 11-6 8-5

Away 9-6 6-9 6-9 Away 7-10 6-8 5-10

Div 7-6 9-5 4-9 Div 7-7 6-7 7-6

Streak W2 L1 L4 Streak W1 L2 W2

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

Criollos de Caguas Indios de Mayaguez Cangrejeros de Santurce Atenienses de Manati Gigantes de Carolina Leones de Ponce

Venezuela Winter League Standings: W 31 30 28 27 27 26 21 21 L 24 24 25 25 26 27 29 31 PCT .564 .556 .528 .519 .509 .491 .420 .404 GB 0.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 4.0 7.5 8.5 Home 19-7 17-10 14-15 17-9 14-11 17-9 9-16 12-15 Away 12-17 13-14 14-10 10-16 13-15 9-18 12-13 9-16 Streak W2 W2 W2 L3 W1 L1 L3 W1 L10 6-4 5-5 5-5 5-5 5-5 7-3 3-7 5-5

Australian Baseball League Standings: W 14 13 11 10 10 7 L 8 8 11 11 12 15 PCT .636 .619 .500 .476 .455 .318 GB 0.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 7.0 Home 6-5 6-5 4-7 4-6 6-5 4-7 Away 8-3 7-3 7-4 6-5 4-7 3-8 Streak W1 W2 L1 L1 W1 L2 L10 6-4 8-2 5-5 4-6 6-4 1-9

Perth Heat Canberra Cavalry Sydney Blue Sox Brisbane Bandits Adelaide Bite Melbourne Aces

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

Dominican Winter League Standings: W 30 30 21 21 20 19 L 17 17 26 26 27 28 PCT .638 .638 .447 .447 .426 .404 GB 9.0 9.0 10.0 11.0 Home 16-7 15-9 9-15 9-14 10-13 10-14 Away 14-10 15-8 12-11 12-12 10-14 9-14 Streak L1 W2 L2 W1 W2 L2 L10 7-3 7-3 3-7 2-8 7-3 4-6

@ Aguilas Cibaenas @ Estrellas de Oriente Gigantes del Cibao Toros del Este Tigres del Licey Leones del Escogido