2000 Seattle Mariners season

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2000 Seattle Mariners
American League Runner-Up
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Hiroshi Yamauchi, represented by Howard Lincoln
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Local television KIRO-TV 7
FSN Northwest
Local radio KIRO 710 AM(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Ron Fairly, Dave Valle, Dave Henderson)
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The Seattle Mariners' 2000 season was the franchise's 24th, and ended with the Mariners losing the American League Championship Series to the New York Yankees in 6 games.

The regular season ended with the Mariners finishing 2nd in the American League West but earning the franchise's first wild card berth, with a record of 91-71. In the playoffs, they swept the Chicago White Sox in the American League Division Series before being defeated by the Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB
Oakland Athletics 91 70 .565 --
Seattle Mariners 91 71 .562 ½
Anaheim Angels 82 80 .506
Texas Rangers 71 91 .438 20½

Notable transactions[edit]

  • May 19, 2000: Rickey Henderson was signed as a free agent by the Seattle Mariners.[6]
  • July 9, 2000: Wladimir Balentien was signed as an amateur free agent by the Mariners.[7]
  • July 31, 2000: John Mabry and Tom Davey were traded by the Mariners to the San Diego Padres for Al Martin.[8]
  • September 28, 2000: Termel Sledge was sent by the Seattle Mariners to the Montreal Expos to complete an earlier deal made on August 8, 2000. The Seattle Mariners sent players to be named later to the Montreal Expos for players to be named later and Chris Widger. The Seattle Mariners sent Sean Spencer (August 10, 2000) and Terrmel Sledge (September 28, 2000) to the Montreal Expos to complete the trade.

Roster[edit]

2000 Seattle Mariners
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Starters by position[edit]

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 R H HR RBI Avg. SB
C Dan Wilson 90 268 31 63 5 27 .235 1
1B John Olerud 159 565 84 161 14 103 .285 0
2B Mark McLemore 130 481 72 118 3 46 .245 30
3B David Bell 133 454 57 112 11 47 .247 2
SS Alex Rodriguez 148 554 134 175 41 132 .316 15
LF Rickey Henderson 92 324 58 77 4 30 .238 31
CF Mike Cameron 155 543 96 145 19 78 .267 24
RF Jay Buhner 112 364 50 92 26 82 .253 0
DH Edgar Martínez 153 556 100 180 37 145 .324 3

[9]

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. SB
Carlos Guillén 90 288 45 74 7 42 .257 1
Raúl Ibañez 92 140 21 32 2 15 .229 2
Stan Javier 105 342 61 94 5 40 .275 4
Tom Lampkin 36 103 15 26 7 23 .252 0
Brian Lesher 5 5 1 4 0 3 .800 1
John Mabry 47 103 18 25 1 7 .243 0
Al Martin 42 134 19 31 4 9 .231 4
Joe Oliver 69 200 33 53 10 35 .265 2
Chris Widger 10 11 1 1 1 1 .091 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Robert Ramsay 37 1 1 0 3.40 32

ALDS[edit]

Seattle wins the series, 3-0

Game Home Score Visitor Score Date Series
1 Chicago 4 Seattle 7 October 3 1-0 (SEA)
2 Chicago 2 Seattle 5 October 4 2-0 (SEA)
3 Seattle 2 Chicago 1 October 6 3-0 (SEA)

ALCS[edit]

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees[edit]

Yankees win the Series, 4-2

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Seattle - 2, New York - 0 October 10 Yankee Stadium 54,481
2 Seattle - 1, New York - 7 October 11 Yankee Stadium 55,317
3 New York - 8, Seattle - 2 October 13 Safeco Field 47,827
4 New York - 5, Seattle - 0 October 14 Safeco Field 47,803
5 New York - 2, Seattle - 6 October 15 Safeco Field 47,802
6 Seattle - 7, New York - 9 October 17 Yankee Stadium 56,598

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Rainiers Pacific Coast League Dave Myers
AA New Haven Ravens Eastern League Dan Rohn
A Lancaster Jethawks California League Mark Parent
A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League Gary Thurman
Short-Season A Everett AquaSox Northwest League Terry Pollreisz
Rookie AZL Mariners Arizona League Omer Muñoz

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: New Haven, AZL Mariners[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rich Butler page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ John Olerud page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Brian Lesher page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Joe Oliver page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Ken Griffey, Jr. page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Rickey Henderson page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Wladimir Balentien page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ John Mabry page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/SEA/2000.shtml
  10. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Boston Red Sox
1999
AL Wild Card
2000
Succeeded by
Oakland Athletics
2001