2003 Seattle Mariners season

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2003 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Hiroshi Yamauchi (represented by Howard Lincoln)
General manager(s) Pat Gillick
Manager(s) Bob Melvin
Local television KSTW 11
FSN Northwest
Local radio KOMO (AM) 710 AM(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Ron Fairly, Dave Valle, Dave Henderson)
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The Seattle Mariners 2003 season was their 27th since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 2nd in the American League West, finishing with a record of 93-69.

One notable fact about the 2003 Mariners is that they used only five starting pitchers the entire season.[1] The five starting pitchers were Ryan Franklin, Freddy Garcia, Gil Meche, Jamie Moyer and Joel Piñeiro.

Offseason[edit]

  • October 11, 2002: Scott Podsednik was selected off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Seattle Mariners.[2]
  • December 6, 2002: John Olerud was signed as a Free Agent with the Seattle Mariners.[3]
  • January 16, 2003: John Mabry was signed as a Free Agent with the Seattle Mariners.[4]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Bret Boone
  • Mike Cameron
  • Jeff Cirillo
  • Carlos Guillén
  • Mark McLemore
  • Jamie Moyer
  • John Olerud
  • Ichiro Suzuki
  • Dan Wilson
  • Randy Winn [5]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 96 66 0.593 57–24 39–42
Seattle Mariners 93 69 0.574 3 50–31 43–38
Anaheim Angels 77 85 0.475 19 45–37 32–48
Texas Rangers 71 91 0.438 25 43–38 28–53


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2003 American League Records

Sources:

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

Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 1–8 3–6 3–4 6–3 6–1 6–3 5–4 3–6 8–12 8–11 6–3 9–10 2–7 11–7
Baltimore 8–1 9–10 2–4 3–3 3–3 3–4 3–4 6–13–1 2–7 4–5 8–11 7–2 8–11 5–13
Boston 6–3 10–9 5–4 4–2 8–1 5–1 2–4 9–10 3–4 5–2 12–7 5–4 10–9 11–7
Chicago 4–3 4–2 4–5 11–8 11–8 11–8 9–10 4–2 4–5 2–7 3–3 3–4 6–3 10–8
Cleveland 3–6 3–3 2–4 8–11 12–7 6–13 9–10 2–5 3–6 3–6 5–2 4–5 2–4 6–12
Detroit 1–6 3–3 1–8 8–11 7–12 5–14 4–15 1–5 3–6 1–8 2–4 1–6 2–7 4–14
Kansas City 3–6 4–3 1–5 8–11 13–6 14–5 11–8 2–4 2–7 4–5 4–3 7–2 1–5 9–9
Minnesota 4–5 4–3 4–2 10–9 10–9 15–4 8–11 0–7 8–1 3–6 6–0 5–4 3–3 10–8
New York 6–3 13–6–1 10–9 2–4 5–2 5–1 4–2 7–0 3–6 5–4 14–5 4–5 10–9 13–5
Oakland 12–8 7–2 4–3 5–4 6–3 6–3 7–2 1–8 6–3 7–12 6–3 15–4 5–2 9–9
Seattle 11–8 5–4 2–5 7–2 6–3 8–1 5–4 6–3 4–5 12–7 4–5 10–10 3–4 10–8
Tampa Bay 3–6 11–8 7–12 3–3 2–5 4–2 3–4 0–6 5–14 3–6 5–4 3–6 11–8 3–15
Texas 10–9 2–7 4–5 4–3 5–4 6–1 2–7 4–5 5–4 4–15 10–10 6–3 5–4 4–14
Toronto 7–2 11–8 9–10 3–6 4–2 7–2 5–1 3–3 9–10 2–5 4–3 8–11 4–5 10–8


Notable transactions[edit]

  • July 29, 2003: Kenny Kelly was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the New York Mets for Rey Sanchez and cash.[6]

Roster[edit]

2003 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

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

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

Awards and honors[edit]

2003 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Rainiers Pacific Coast League Dan Rohn
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Dave Brundage
A Inland Empire 66ers California League Steve Roadcap
A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League Daren Brown
A-Short Season Everett AquaSox Northwest League Pedro Grifol
Rookie AZL Mariners Arizona League Scott Steinmann

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Antonio, Inland Empire[8]


Major League Baseball Draft[edit]

2003 Seattle Mariners draft picks
Adam Jones (baseball player).jpg
Adam Jones (pictured) was the Mariners first round pick in 2003.
Information
Owner Nintendo of America
General Manager(s) Pat Gillick
Manager(s) Bob Melvin
First pick Adam Jones
Draft positions 19th
Number of selections 53
Links
Results Baseball-Reference
Official Site The Official Site of the Seattle Mariners
Years 2002 • 2003 • 2004

The following is a list of 2003 Seattle Mariners draft picks. The Mariners took part in both the Rule 4 draft (June amateur draft) and the Rule 5 draft. The Mariners made 53 selections in the 2003 draft, the first being shortstop Adam Jones in the first round. In all, the Mariners selected 30 pitchers, 8 outfielders, 6 catchers, 4 shortstops, 4 third basemen, and 1 first baseman.

Draft[edit]

Ryan Feierabend was selected in the third round by the Mariners.
Eric O'Flaherty was selected by the Mariners in the sixth round.
Scott Maine was selected with the 446th pick in the 2003 draft.
In the 31st round the Mariners selected Doug Mathis.

Key[edit]

Round (Pick) Indicates the round and pick the player was drafted
Position Indicates the secondary/collegiate position at which the player was drafted, rather than the professional position the player may have gone on to play
Bold Indicates the player signed with the Mariners
Italics Indicates the player did not sign with the Mariners
* Indicates the player made an appearance in Major League Baseball

Table[edit]

Round (Pick) Name Position School Source
1s (37) Adam Jones Shortstop Morse High School [9]
2 (56) Jeff Flaig Third baseman El Dorado High School [10]
3 (86) Ryan Feierabend Left-handed pitcher Midview High School [11]
4 (116) Paul Fagan Left-handed pitcher Bartram Trail High School [12]
5 (146) Casey Abrams Left-handed pitcher Wright State University [13]
6 (176) Eric O'Flaherty Left-handed pitcher Walla Walla High School [14]
7 (206) Jeremy Dutton Third baseman North Carolina State University [15]
8 (236) Thomas Oldham Third baseman Creighton University [16]
9 (266) Justin Ruchti Catcher Rice University [17]
10 (296) Mike Cox Third baseman Florida Atlantic University [18]
11 (326) Joe Woerman Right-handed pitcher San Diego City College [19]
12 (356) Ruben Flores Right-handed pitcher El Paso Community College [20]
13 (386) Shawn Nottingham Left-handed pitcher Jackson High School [21]
14 (416) Tim Dorn Right-handed pitcher East Los Angeles College [22]
15 (446) Scott Maine Left-handed pitcher William T. Dwyer High School [23]
16 (476) Brian Schweiger Catcher California State University, San Bernardino [24]
17 (506) Jason Snyder Right-handed pitcher Dixie State College [25]
18 (536) James Hymon Shortstop Rust College [26]
19 (566) Aaron Jensen Right-handed pitcher Springville High School [27]
20 (596) Carroll Gaddis Outfielder Hoke County High School [28]
21 (626) Casey Craig Outfielder Granite Hills High School [29]
22 (656) Samuel Bradford Outfielder Gardner–Webb University [30]
23 (686) Daniel Santin Catcher Miami Brito High School [31]
24 (716) Kenny Falconer Right-handed pitcher University of Kansas [32]
25 (746) Jason Cable Left-handed pitcher Palmdale High School [33]
26 (776) Gordon Lynah Outfielder Spartanburg Methodist College [34]
27 (806) Richard Breshears Right-handed pitcher Hutchinson Community College [35]
28 (836) Daniel McDonald Left-handed pitcher Theodore High School [36]
29 (866) Christopher Garcia Right-handed pitcher None [37]
30 (896) Steve Santos Right-handed pitcher Los Medanos College [38]
31 (926) Doug Mathis Right-handed pitcher Central Arizona College [39]
32 (956) Adam Poole Left-handed pitcher Lincoln Trail College [40]
33 (986) Blake Rampy Right-handed pitcher Tomball High School [41]
34 (1016) Paul Keck Catcher Sacramento City College [42]
35 (1046) Andy Reichard Right-handed pitcher State College High School [43]
36 (1076) Alexander Baboulas Left-handed pitcher Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute [44]
37 (1106) Joel Allin Left-handed pitcher Stockbridge High School [45]
38 (1136) Yusuf Carter Catcher Canarsie High School [46]
39 (1166) Trevor Heid Outfielder Dixie State College [47]
40 (1196) Mark Tourangeau Right-handed pitcher Queen Elizabeth Park High School [48]
41 (1226) Dane Awana Left-handed pitcher Saddleback College [49]
42 (1255) Danny Santiesteban Outfielder Miami Brito High School [50]
43 (1284) Harold Williams Right-handed pitcher Cerritos College [51]
44 (1312) Edwin Totesault Shortstop Miami Brito High School [52]
45 (1339) McCay Green Right-handed pitcher Lake–Sumter Community College [53]
46 (1366) Mike Hofius First baseman California State University, San Bernardino [54]
47 (1393) Daniel Kapala Right-handed pitcher Shrine Catholic High School [55]
48 (1420) Markus Roberts Shortstop Deer Valley High School [56]
49 (1446) Jose Laffitte Outfielder Miami High School [57]
50 (1472) Timothy Turner Outfielder East Tennessee State University [58]

Rule 5 draft[edit]

Key[edit]

Pick Indicates the pick the player was drafted
Previous team Indicates the previous organization, not Minor league team

Table[edit]

Phase (Pick) Name Position Previous team Notes Ref
Triple-A (16) Darwin Soto Infielder San Diego Padres [59]
Triple-A (36) Omar Falcon Catcher San Diego Padres [59]
Triple-A (47) Chris Key Left-handed pitcher Florida Marlins [59]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ John Olerud Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ John Mabry Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ 2003 Seattle Mariners Roster by Baseball Almanac
  6. ^ Kenny Kelly Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/awards/aw_hut.shtml
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
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  11. ^ "Ryan Feierabend Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Paul Fagan Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Casey Abrams Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Eric O'Flaherty Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
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  16. ^ "Tom Oldham Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Justin Ruchti Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Mike Cox Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Joe Woerman Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Buddy Flores Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  21. ^ "Shawn Nottingham Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  22. ^ "Tim Dorn Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
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  25. ^ "Jason Snyder Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
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  30. ^ "Sam Bradford Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
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  35. ^ "Richard Breshears Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  36. ^ "Daniel McDonald Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  37. ^ "Chris Garcia Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  38. ^ "Steve Santos Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
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  53. ^ "McCay Green Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  54. ^ "Mike Hofius Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  55. ^ "Dan Kapala Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  56. ^ "Markus Roberts Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  57. ^ "Jose Laffitte Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  58. ^ "Tim Turner Baseball Stats". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
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