1984 Seattle Mariners season

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1984 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) George Argyros
General manager(s) Hal Keller
Manager(s) Del Crandall, Chuck Cottier
Local television KSTW-TV 11
Local radio KVI 570 AM
(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Nelson Briles)
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The Seattle Mariners 1984 season was their eighth since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 5th in the American League West, finishing with a record of 74-88.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Mark Langston became the first rookie since Herb Score to lead the American League in strikeouts.

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Kansas City Royals 84 78 0.519 44–37 40–41
California Angels 81 81 0.500 3 37–44 44–37
Minnesota Twins 81 81 0.500 3 47–34 34–47
Oakland Athletics 77 85 0.475 7 44–37 33–48
Chicago White Sox 74 88 0.457 10 43–38 31–50
Seattle Mariners 74 88 0.457 10 42–39 32–49
Texas Rangers 69 92 0.429 14½ 34–46 35–46


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1984 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 6–7 8–4 7–5 7–6 7–6 5–7 7–6 5–7 5–8 6–6 9–3 9–3 4–9
Boston 7–6 9–3 7–5 10–3 7–6 3–9 9–4 6–6 7–6 7–5 4–8 5–7 5–8
California 4–8 3–9 8–5 8–4 4–8 6–7 8–4 4–9 8–4 7–6 9–4 5–8 7–5
Chicago 5–7 5–7 5–8 8–4 4–8 5–8 7–5 8–5 7–5 6–7 5–8 5–8 4–8
Cleveland 6–7 3–10 4–8 4–8 4–9 6–6 9–4 7–5 2–11 7–5 8–4 9–3 6–7–1
Detroit 6–7 6–7 8–4 8–4 9–4 7–5 11–2 9–3 7–6 9–3 6–6 10–2 8–5
Kansas City 7–5 9–3 7–6 8–5 6–6 5–7 6–6 6–7 5–7 5–8 9–4 6–7 5–7
Milwaukee 6–7 4–9 4–8 5–7 4–9 2–11 6–6 5–7 6–7 4–8 6–6 5–6 10–3
Minnesota 7–5 6–6 9–4 5–8 5–7 3–9 7–6 7–5 8–4 8–5 7–6 8–5 1–11
New York 8–5 6–7 4–8 5–7 11–2 6–7 7–5 7–6 4–8 8–4 7–5 6–6 8–5
Oakland 6–6 5–7 6–7 7–6 5–7 3–9 8–5 8–4 5–8 4–8 8–5 8–5 4–8
Seattle 3–9 8–4 4–9 8–5 4–8 6–6 4–9 6–6 6–7 5–7 5–8 10–3 5–7
Texas 3–9 7–5 8–5 8–5 3–9 2–10 7–6 6–5 5–8 6–6 5–8 3–10 6–6
Toronto 9–4 8–5 5–7 8–4 7–6–1 5–8 7–5 3–10 11–1 5–8 8–4 7–5 6–6


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1984 Seattle Mariners
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

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 H Avg. HR RBI
C Kearney, BobBob Kearney 133 431 97 .225 7 43

Other batters[edit]

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
Nelson, RickyRicky Nelson 9 15 3 .200 1 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Langston, MarkMark Langston 35 225 17 10 3.40 204
Beattie, JimJim Beattie 32 211 12 16 3.41 119
Barojas, SaloméSalomé Barojas 19 95.1 6 5 3.97 37

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Stoddard, BobBob Stoddard 27 79 2 3 5.13 39
Geisel, DaveDave Geisel 20 43.1 1 1 4.15 28

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Stanton, MikeMike Stanton 54 4 4 8 3.54 55
Beard, DaveDave Beard 43 3 2 5 5.80 40
Thomas, RoyRoy Thomas 21 3 2 1 5.26 42
Best, KarlKarl Best 5 1 1 0 3.00 6

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League Bobby Floyd
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Bill Plummer
A Salinas Spurs California League R. J. Harrison
A Wausau Timbers Midwest League Greg Mahlberg
A-Short Season Bellingham Mariners Northwest League Gary Pellant
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Manny Estrada

[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Caudill page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Dave Geisel page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Mike Blowers page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Rick Sweet page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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