1987 Seattle Mariners season

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1987 Seattle Mariners
Edgar Martinez's rookie season
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) George Argyros
General manager(s) Dick Balderson
Manager(s) Dick Williams
Local television KSTW-TV 11
Local radio KIRO 710 AM
(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Joe Simpson)
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The Seattle Mariners 1987 season was their 11th since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 4th in the American League West, finishing with a record of 78-84.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 85 77 0.525 56–25 29–52
Kansas City Royals 83 79 0.512 2 46–35 37–44
Oakland Athletics 81 81 0.500 4 42–39 39–42
Seattle Mariners 78 84 0.481 7 40–41 38–43
Chicago White Sox 77 85 0.475 8 38–43 39–42
Texas Rangers 75 87 0.463 10 43–38 32–49
California Angels 75 87 0.463 10 38–43 37–44


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1987 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 1–12 9–3 8–4 7–6 4–9 9–3 2–11 5–7 3–10 7–5 4–8 7–5 1–12
Boston 12–1 4–8 3–9 7–6 2–11 6–6 6–7 7–5 7–6 4–8 7–5 7–5 6–7
California 3–9 8–4 8–5 7–5 3–9 5–8 7–5 8–5 3–9 6–7 7–6 5–8 5–7
Chicago 4–8 9–3 5–8 7–5 3–9 6–7 6–6 6–7 5–7 9–4 6–7 7–6 4–8
Cleveland 6–7 6–7 5–7 5–7 4–9 6–6 4–9 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–7 2–10 5–8
Detroit 9–4 11–2 9–3 9–3 9–4 5–7 6–7 8–4 5–8 5–7 7–5 8–4 7–6
Kansas City 3–9 6–6 8–5 7–6 6–6 7–5 4–8 8–5 5–7 5–8 9–4 7–6 8–4
Milwaukee 11–2 7–6 5–7 6–6 9–4 7–6 8–4 3–9 7–6 6–6 4–8 9–3 9–4
Minnesota 7–5 5–7 5–8 7–6 9–3 4–8 5–8 9–3 6–6 10–3 9–4 6–7 3–9
New York 10–3 6–7 9–3 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 6–7 6–6 5–7 7–5 5–7 6–7
Oakland 5–7 8–4 7–6 4–9 8–4 7–5 8–5 6–6 3–10 7–5 5–8 6–7 7–5
Seattle 8–4 5–7 6–7 7–6 7–5 5–7 4–9 8–4 4–9 5–7 8–5 9–4 2–10
Texas 5–7 5–7 8–5 6–7 10–2 4–8 6–7 3–9 7–6 7–5 7–6 4–9 3–9
Toronto 12–1 7–6 7–5 8–4 8–5 6–7 4–8 4–9 9–3 7–6 5–7 10–2 9–3


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1987 Seattle Mariners
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

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 Scott Bradley 102 342 95 .278 5 43
1B Alvin Davis 157 580 171 .295 29 100
2B Harold Reynolds 160 530 146 .275 1 35
3B Jim Presley 152 575 142 .247 24 88
SS Rey Quiñones 135 478 132 .276 12 56
LF Phil Bradley 158 603 179 .297 14 67
CF John Moses 116 390 96 .246 3 38
RF Mike Kingery 120 354 99 .280 9 52
DH Ken Phelps 120 332 86 .259 27 68

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
John Christensen 53 132 32 .242 2 12
Rick Rentería 12 10 1 .100 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mark Langston 35 272 19 13 3.84 262
Scott Bankhead 27 149.1 9 8 5.42 95

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mike Trujillo 28 65.2 4 4 6.17 36

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Edwin Núñez 48 3 4 12 3.80 34
Jerry Reed 39 1 2 7 3.42 51
Steve Shields 20 2 0 3 6.60 22
Mark Huismann 6 0 0 0 4.91 15

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League Bill Plummer
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Sal Rende
A Salinas Spurs California League Greg Mahlberg
A Wausau Timbers Midwest League Bobby Cuellar
A-Short Season Bellingham Mariners Northwest League Rick Sweet

[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rick Renteria page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Danny Tartabull page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Doug Gwosdz page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Pete Ladd page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Mark Huismann page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Ken Griffey page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Pat Listach page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ 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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