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2006 Seattle Mariners season

 

2006 Seattle Mariners season

2006 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Nintendo of America, represented by Howard Lincoln
Manager(s) Mike Hargrove
Local television KSTW 11
FSN Northwest (Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Ron Fairly, Dave Valle, Dave Henderson, Jay Buhner)
Local radio KOMO (AM) 710 AM(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Ron Fairly, Dave Valle, Dave Henderson, Jay Buhner)
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The Seattle Mariners 2006 season was their 30th since the franchise creation, and their third consecutive season finishing at the bottom of the American League West, finishing with a record of 78-84 (.481). They had two players feature in the 2006 All-Star Game: Ichiro Suzuki, making his sixth appearance in the All-Star Game, and José López, with his first appearance.

Their longest winning streak was 5 games, which they managed twice, between 16–21 June June 24–29, counterpointed by their longest losing streak of 11 games between August 10–20.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Notable transactions 2.2
    • Roster 2.3
  • Game log 3
  • Player stats 4
    • Batting 4.1
      • Starters by position 4.1.1
      • Other batters 4.1.2
    • Pitching 4.2
      • Starting pitchers 4.2.1
      • Other pitchers 4.2.2
      • Relief pitchers 4.2.3
    • Team statistics 4.3
      • Batting 4.3.1
      • Pitching 4.3.2
  • Farm system 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Offseason

  • December 7, 2005: Yorvit Torrealba was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the Colorado Rockies for Marcos Carvajal.[1]
  • January 9, 2006: Cody Ransom was signed as a Free Agent with the Seattle Mariners.[2]
  • March 30, 2006: Cody Ransom was purchased by the Houston Astros from the Seattle Mariners.[2]

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 93 69 0.574 49–32 44–37
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 89 73 0.549 4 45–36 44–37
Texas Rangers 80 82 0.494 13 39–42 41–40
Seattle Mariners 78 84 0.481 15 44–37 34–47


Notable transactions

  • July 26, 2006: Ben Broussard was traded by the Cleveland Indians with cash to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later and Shin-Soo Choo. The Seattle Mariners sent Shawn Nottingham (minors) (August 24, 2006) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.[3]

Roster

Game log


Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
RF Ichiro Suzuki 161 695 224 .322 9 49
C Kenji Johjima 144 506 147 .291 18 76
LF Raúl Ibáñez 159 626 181 .289 33 123
SS Yuniesky Betancourt 157 558 161 .289 8 47
2B José López 151 603 170 .282 10 79
3B Adrián Beltré 156 620 166 .268 25 89
1B Richie Sexson 158 591 156 .264 34 107

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Only pitchers who qualified for the ERA title have been listed
Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jamie Moyer 25 160.0 6 12 4.39 82
Gil Meche 32 186.2 11 8 4.48 156
Félix Hernández 31 191.0 12 14 4.52 176
Jarrod Washburn 31 187.0 8 14 4.67 103
Cha Seung Baek 6 34.1 4 1 3.67 23

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Joel Piñeiro 40 165.2 8 13 6.36 87
Ryan Feierabend 4 17.0 0 1 3.71 11
Cesar Jimenez 4 7.1 0 0 14.73 3
Francisco Cruceta 4 6.2 0 0 10.80 2

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; SV = Saves; W = Wins; L = Losses; H = Holds; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L H SV ERA SO
Jon Huber 16 16.2 2 1 6 0 1.08 11
Mark Lowe 15 18.2 1 0 6 0 1.93 20
Rafael Soriano 53 60.0 1 2 18 2 2.25 65
J. J. Putz 72 78.1 4 1 59 5 2.30 104
Eric O'Flaherty 15 11.0 0 0 1 0 4.09 6
Julio Mateo 48 53.2 9 4 7 0 4.19 31
Jake Woods 37 105.0 7 4 2 1 4.20 66
George Sherrill 72 40.0 2 4 17 1 4.28 42
Sean Green 24 32.0 0 0 3 0 4.50 15
Jeff Harris 3 3.1 0 0 0 0 5.40 1
Eddie Guardado 28 23.0 1 3 2 5 5.48 22
Emiliano Fruto 23 36.0 2 2 1 1 5.50 34
Travis Chick 3 5.0 0 0 0 0 12.60 2
Jorge Campillo 1 2.1 0 0 0 0 15.43 1
Bobby Livingston 3 5.0 0 0 0 0 18.00 3
Clint Nageotte 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 27.00 1

Team statistics

Positions in brackets are in league with other MLB teams

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; R = Runs; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Team G AB H R Avg. HR RBI
Mariners 162 5670 (2nd) 1540 (10th) 756 (21st) .272 (11th) 172 (18th) 703 (24th)
Opponents 162 5611 1500 792 .267 183 758

Pitching

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts; SHO = Shutouts
Team G IP W L ERA SO SHO
Mariners 162 1446.2 (12th) 78 (18th) 84 (11th) 4.60 (19th) 1067 (14th) 6 (22nd)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Rainiers Pacific Coast League Dave Brundage
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Daren Brown
A Inland Empire 66ers California League Gary Thurman
A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League Scott Steinmann
Short-Season A Everett AquaSox Northwest League Dave Myers
Rookie AZL Mariners Arizona League Dana Williams
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Inland Empire[4]

References

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/t/torreyo01.shtml
  2. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/ransoco01.shtml
  3. ^ Ben Broussard Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  • Game Logs:
1st Half: Seattle Mariners Game Log on ESPN.com
2nd Half: Seattle Mariners Game Log on ESPN.com
  • Batting Statistics: Seattle Mariners Batting Stats on ESPN.com
  • Pitching Statistics: Seattle Mariners Pitching Stats on ESPN.com

External links

  • 2006 Seattle Mariners team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
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