2006 Seattle Mariners season

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2006 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Nintendo of America (represented by Howard Lincoln)
General manager(s) Bill Bavasi
Manager(s) Mike Hargrove
Local television KSTW 11
FSN Northwest (Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Ron Fairly, Dave Valle, Dave Henderson, Jay Buhner)
Local radio KOMO (AM) 710 AM(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Ron Fairly, Dave Valle, Dave Henderson, Jay Buhner)
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The Seattle Mariners 2006 season was their 30th since the franchise creation, and their third consecutive season finishing at the bottom of the American League West, finishing with a record of 78-84 (.481). They had two players feature in the 2006 All-Star Game: Ichiro Suzuki, making his sixth appearance in the All-Star Game, and José López, with his first appearance.

Their longest winning streak was 5 games, which they managed twice, between 16–21 June June 24–29, counterpointed by their longest losing streak of 11 games between August 10–20.

Offseason[edit]

  • December 7, 2005: Yorvit Torrealba was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the Colorado Rockies for Marcos Carvajal.[1]
  • January 9, 2006: Cody Ransom was signed as a Free Agent with the Seattle Mariners.[2]
  • March 30, 2006: Cody Ransom was purchased by the Houston Astros from the Seattle Mariners.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 93 69 0.574 49–32 44–37
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 89 73 0.549 4 45–36 44–37
Texas Rangers 80 82 0.494 13 39–42 41–40
Seattle Mariners 78 84 0.481 15 44–37 34–47


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2006 American League Records

Sources:

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

Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Baltimore 3–15 2–5 4–2 3–3 5–1 4–6 3–6 7–12 2–4 4–6 13–6 3–6 8–11 9–9
Boston 15–3 4–2 3–4 3–3 4–5 3–3 1–5 8–11 3–7 4–6 10–9 5–4 7–12 16–2
Chicago 5–2 2–4 8–11 12–7 11–8 6–3 9–10 2–4 3–3 5–4 3–3 5–5 5–4 14–4
Cleveland 2–4 4–3 11–8 6–13 10–8 4–5 8–11 3–4 3–6 4–5 6–1 5–4 4–2 8–10
Detroit 3–3 3–3 7–12 13–6 14–4 3–5 11–8 2–5 5–4 6–3 5–3 5–5 3–3 15–3
Kansas City 1–5 5–4 8–11 8–10 4–14 3–7 7–12 2–7 4–5 3–5 1–5 3–3 3–4 10–8
Los Angeles of Anaheim 6–4 3–3 3–6 5–4 5–3 7–3 4–2 6–4 11–8 10–9 7–2 11–8 4–6 7–11
Minnesota 6–3 5–1 10–9 11–8 8–11 12–7 2–4 3–3 6–4 5–3 6–1 4–5 2–5 16–2
New York 12–7 11–8 4–2 4–3 5–2 7–2 4–6 3–3 3–6 3–3 13–5 8–2 10–8 10–8
Oakland 4–2 7–3 3–3 6–3 4–5 5–4 8–11 4–6 6–3 17–2 6–3 9–10 6–4 8–10
Seattle 6–4 6–4 4–5 5–4 3–6 5–3 9–10 3–5 3–3 2–17 6–3 8–11 4–5 14–4
Tampa Bay 6–13 9–10 3–3 1–6 3–5 5–1 2–7 1–6 5–13 3–6 3–6 3–6 6–12 11–7
Texas 6–3 4–5 5–5 4–5 5–5 3–3 8–11 5–4 2–8 10–9 11–8 6–3 4–2 7–11
Toronto 11–8 12–7 4–5 2–4 3–3 4–3 6–4 5–2 8–10 4–6 5–4 12–6 2–4 9–9


Notable transactions[edit]

  • July 26, 2006: Ben Broussard was traded by the Cleveland Indians with cash to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later and Shin-Soo Choo. The Seattle Mariners sent Shawn Nottingham (minors) (August 24, 2006) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.[3]

Roster[edit]

2006 Seattle Mariners
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

2006 Game Log

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
RF Ichiro Suzuki 161 695 224 .322 9 49
C Kenji Johjima 144 506 147 .291 18 76
LF Raúl Ibáñez 159 626 181 .289 33 123
SS Yuniesky Betancourt 157 558 161 .289 8 47
2B José López 151 603 170 .282 10 79
3B Adrián Beltré 156 620 166 .268 25 89
1B Richie Sexson 158 591 156 .264 34 107

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]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Only pitchers who qualified for the ERA title have been listed

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jamie Moyer 25 160.0 6 12 4.39 82
Gil Meche 32 186.2 11 8 4.48 156
Félix Hernández 31 191.0 12 14 4.52 176
Jarrod Washburn 31 187.0 8 14 4.67 103
Cha Seung Baek 6 34.1 4 1 3.67 23

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Joel Piñeiro 40 165.2 8 13 6.36 87
Ryan Feierabend 4 17.0 0 1 3.71 11
Cesar Jimenez 4 7.1 0 0 14.73 3
Francisco Cruceta 4 6.2 0 0 10.80 2

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; SV = Saves; W = Wins; L = Losses; H = Holds; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L H SV ERA SO
Jon Huber 16 16.2 2 1 6 0 1.08 11
Mark Lowe 15 18.2 1 0 6 0 1.93 20
Rafael Soriano 53 60.0 1 2 18 2 2.25 65
J. J. Putz 72 78.1 4 1 59 5 2.30 104
Eric O'Flaherty 15 11.0 0 0 1 0 4.09 6
Julio Mateo 48 53.2 9 4 7 0 4.19 31
Jake Woods 37 105.0 7 4 2 1 4.20 66
George Sherrill 72 40.0 2 4 17 1 4.28 42
Sean Green 24 32.0 0 0 3 0 4.50 15
Jeff Harris 3 3.1 0 0 0 0 5.40 1
Eddie Guardado 28 23.0 1 3 2 5 5.48 22
Emiliano Fruto 23 36.0 2 2 1 1 5.50 34
Travis Chick 3 5.0 0 0 0 0 12.60 2
Jorge Campillo 1 2.1 0 0 0 0 15.43 1
Bobby Livingston 3 5.0 0 0 0 0 18.00 3
Clint Nageotte 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 27.00 1

Team statistics[edit]

Positions in brackets are in league with other MLB teams

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; R = Runs; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Team G AB H R Avg. HR RBI
Mariners 162 5670 (2nd) 1540 (10th) 756 (21st) .272 (11th) 172 (18th) 703 (24th)
Opponents 162 5611 1500 792 .267 183 758

Pitching[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts; SHO = Shutouts

Team G IP W L ERA SO SHO
Mariners 162 1446.2 (12th) 78 (18th) 84 (11th) 4.60 (19th) 1067 (14th) 6 (22nd)

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Rainiers Pacific Coast League Dave Brundage
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Daren Brown
A Inland Empire 66ers California League Gary Thurman
A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League Scott Steinmann
A-Short Season Everett AquaSox Northwest League Dave Myers
Rookie AZL Mariners Arizona League Dana Williams

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Inland Empire[4]

Major League Baseball Draft[edit]

2006 Seattle Mariners draft picks
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Brandon Morrow (pictured right) was the Mariners first round pick in 2006.
Information
Owner Nintendo of America
General Manager(s) Bill Bavasi
Manager(s) Mike Hargrove
First pick Brandon Morrow
Draft positions 5
Number of selections 50
Players signed (Rule 4) 26 (before deadline)
Links
Results Baseball-Reference
Official Site The Official Site of the Seattle Mariners
Years 2005 • 2006 • 2007

Below is a complete list of Seattle Mariners draft picks from the June 2006 draft.[5]

The Seattle Mariners took part in both the Major League Baseball Rule 4 draft but not the Rule 5 draft in 2006.[5]

The 2006 Major League Baseball Draft was held from June 6 to 7.[5] The Mariners selected a total of 50 players in the draft. Of those 50 players, the Mariners signed 26 players.[5] They did however sign multiple players after the draft deadline.

June amateur draft[edit]

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

Table[edit]

In the second round the Mariners selected Chris Tillman.
Ricky Orta was the Mariners fourth round selection.
Nathan Adcock was pick number 141 in the fifth round.
Kam Mickolio was selected in the 18th round by the Mariners.
Kyle Parker was the Mariners 24th round draft pick out of the University of Washington.
Round (Pick) Name Position School Ref
1 (5) Brandon Morrow Right-handed pitcher University of California, Berkeley [6]
2 (49) Chris Tillman Right-handed pitcher Fountain Valley High School [7]
3 (81) Anthony Butler Left-handed pitcher Oak Creek High School [8]
4 (111) Ricky Orta Right-handed pitcher University of Miami [8]
5 (141) Nathan Adcock Right-handed pitcher North Hardin High School [8]
6 (171) Adam Moore Catcher University of Texas at Arlington [8]
7 (201) Doug Fister Right-handed pitcher California State University, Fresno [8]
8 (231) Steven Richard Right-handed pitcher Clemson University [8]
9 (261) Justin Souza Right-handed pitcher Sacramento Community College [8]
10 (291) Christopher Minaker Shortstop Stanford University [8]
11 (321) Aaron Solomon Right-handed pitcher Cumberland University [8]
12 (351) Gavin Dickey Outfielder University of Florida [8]
13 (381) Joseph Kantakevich Right-handed pitcher College of William & Mary [8]
14 (411) Jared Baehl Third baseman North Posey High School [8]
15 (441) Andrew Fiorenza Right-handed pitcher Clemson University [8]
16 (471) Austin Bibens-Dirkx Right-handed pitcher University of Portland [8]
17 (501) Dan Runzler Left-handed pitcher University of California, Riverside [8]
18 (531) Kam Mickolio Right-handed pitcher Utah Valley State College [8]
19 (561) Cameron Nobles Right-handed pitcher Jackson High School [5]
20 (591) Johan Limonta First baseman Miami Dade College [5]
21 (621) Brent Gaphardt Left-handed pitcher University of Delaware [5]
22 (651) Fabian Williamson Left-handed pitcher Kennedy High School [5]
23 (681) Marcos Villezcas Shortstop Brigham Young University [5]
24 (711) Kyle Parker Right-handed pitcher University of Washington [5]
25 (741) Tyson Gillies Outfielder R.E. Mountain SS [5]
26 (771) Gregory Moviel Left-handed pitcher Vanderbilt University [5]
27 (801) Bryan Ball Right-handed pitcher University of Florida [5]
28 (831) Everett Collis Right-handed pitcher Cornell University [5]
29 (861) Gregory Nesbitt Left-handed pitcher James Madison University [5]
30 (891) Matthew Vogel Shortstop Lewis-Clark State College [5]
31 (921) David McClain Right-handed pitcher San Jacinto College [5]
32 (951) Joe Agreste First baseman Potomac State College [5]
33 (981) Robert Harmon Right-handed pitcher University of Arkansas at Little Rock [5]
34 (1011) Stanley Posluszny Outfielder West Virginia University [5]
35 (1041) Alex Meneses Shortstop Barry University [5]
36 (1071) Kyle Haas Right-handed pitcher Douglas College [5]
37 (1101) Christopher Walden Right-handed pitcher Bellefontaine High School [5]
38 (1131) Michael Drake Outfielder Cosumnes River College [5]
39 (1161) Philip Roy Right-handed pitcher Miami Dade College [5]
40 (1191) Haley Winter Right-handed pitcher University of California, Riverside [5]
41 (1221) Brandon Fromm First baseman San Jose State University [5]
42 (1251) Shane Cox Right-handed pitcher Alvin Community College [5]
43 (1280) Clint Straka Right-handed pitcher Northern Oklahoma College [5]
44 (1309) Bryan Earley Right-handed pitcher Elder High School [5]
45 (1338) Jeremy Camacho Shortstop Eagle Rock High School [5]
46 (1367) Robbie Dominguez Right-handed pitcher Cerritos College [5]
47 (1395) Sean Ward Outfielder Evans High School [5]
48 (1423) Jeremy Beeching Left-handed pitcher Volunteer State Community College [5]
49 (1451) Nathan Tacker Right-handed pitcher Rice University [5]
50 (1479) Tyler Sanford Catcher Saguaro High School [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/t/torreyo01.shtml
  2. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/ransoco01.shtml
  3. ^ Ben Broussard Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj "2006 Seattle Mariners Draft Picks". The Baseball Cube. thebaseballcube.com. Retrieved December 29, 2009. 
  6. ^ Beene, Darrin (June 7, 2006). "M's gamble on Cal's 'power arm': Morrow gets nod over Lincecum". The News Tribune. accessmylibrary.com. Retrieved December 29, 2009. 
  7. ^ Corey Brock (June 7, 2006). "Mariners draft features plenty of arms". Major League Baseball. mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved December 29, 2009. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Mariners make 18 selections on first day of draft". Major League Baseball. seattle.mariners.mlb.com. June 6, 2006. Retrieved December 29, 2009. 
  • Game Logs:
1st Half: Seattle Mariners Game Log on ESPN.com
2nd Half: Seattle Mariners Game Log on ESPN.com

External links[edit]