1990 Seattle Mariners season

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1990 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jeff Smulyan
Manager(s) Jim Lefebvre
Local television KSTW-TV 11
Local radio KIRO 710 AM
(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Joe Simpson)
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The Seattle Mariners 1990 season was their 14th since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 5th in the American League West, finishing with a record of 77-85.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 13, 1989: Jeff Schaefer was signed as a free agent by the Mariners.[1]

Regular season[edit]

  • June 2, 1990: Randy Johnson threw a no-hitter versus the Detroit Tigers.[2] Johnson was the first Mariner to throw a no-hitter. He was also the tallest pitcher in Major League history to throw a no-hitter. It was the 2101st game in Mariners history.

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB
Oakland Athletics 103 59 .636 --
Chicago White Sox 94 68 .580 9
Texas Rangers 83 79 .512 20
California Angels 80 82 .494 23
Seattle Mariners 77 85 .475 26
Kansas City Royals 75 86 .466 27½
Minnesota Twins 74 88 .457 29

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1990 Seattle Mariners
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

The Griffeys[edit]

  • Ken Griffey, Sr. joined his son Ken Griffey, Jr. to become the first father and son to play in a game together. The game was played against the Kansas City Royals on August 31. The Griffeys became the first father-and-son teammates. He also hit back-to-back home runs with his son on September 14, 1990.

Line Score[edit]

August 31, Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
Seattle 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 x 5 10 1
W: Johnson (13-8)  L: Davis (7-10)  
Home Runs: Pecota (4) Attendance: 27,166 Time: 2:27

Batting[edit]

Kansas City Royals AB R H RBI Seattle Mariners AB R H RBI
Seitzer, 3b 4 0 0 0 Reynolds, 2b 5 0 1 0
McRae, cf 4 0 1 0 Griffey, lf 4 1 1 0
Tartabull, dh 3 0 1 0 Griffey, Jr., cf 4 1 1 0
Jackson, lf 3 1 1 0 Davis, dh 2 3 2 1
Macfarlane, c 4 0 1 0 O’Brien, 1b 3 0 0 0
Eisenreich, rf 3 0 0 1 Buhner, rf 3 0 2 1
Pecota, 1b 3 1 1 1 Martinez, 3b 2 0 1 1
White, 2b 3 0 1 0 Schaefer. 3b 2 0 1 1
Jeltz, ss 3 0 0 0 Bradley, c 4 0 1 0
NONE 0 0 0 0 Vizquel, ss 3 0 0 0
Totals 30 2 6 2 Totals 32 5 10 4

Pitching[edit]

Kansas City Royals IP H R ER BB SO
Davis L (7-10) 6.2 9 5 4 6 1
Sanchez 1.1 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 8.0 10 5 4 6 1
Seattle Mariners IP H R ER BB SO
Johnson W (13-8) 7.1 5 2 2 2 4
Swift SV (3) 1.2 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 6 2 2 2 4

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 Dave Valle 107 308 66 .214 7 33
1B Pete O'Brien 108 366 82 .224 5 27
2B Harold Reynolds 160 642 162 .252 5 55
3B Edgar Martínez 144 487 147 .302 11 49
SS Omar Vizquel 81 255 63 .247 2 18
LF Jeffrey Leonard 134 478 120 .251 10 75
CF Ken Griffey, Jr. 155 597 179 .300 22 80
RF Greg Briley 125 337 83 .246 5 29
DH Alvin Davis 140 494 140 .283 17 68

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ken Griffey, Sr. 21 77 29 .377 3 18
Jeff Schaefer 55 107 22 .206 0 6

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Erik Hanson 33 236 18 9 3.24 211
Randy Johnson 33 219⅔ 14 11 3.65 194
Matt Young 34 225⅓ 8 18 3.51 176
Brian Holman 28 189⅔ 11 11 4.03 121
Russ Swan 11 47 2 3 3.64 15
Rich DeLucia 5 36 1 2 2.00 20
Gary Eave 8 30 0 3 4.20 16

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League Tommy Jones
AA Williamsport Bills Eastern League Rich Morales
A San Bernardino Spirit California League Keith Bodie
A Peninsula Pilots Carolina League Jim Nettles
Short-Season A Bellingham Mariners Northwest League P. J. Carey
Rookie AZL Mariners Arizona League Dave Myers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeff Schaefer page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Baseball Almanac - Box Score of Randy Johnson's No-Hitter
  3. ^ Marc Newfield page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Bret Boone page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Darnell Coles page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/diazma01.shtml
  7. ^ Ken Griffey page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Rick Renteria page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]