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1988 Seattle Mariners season

1988 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Seattle, Washington (since 1977)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) George Argyros
    Manager(s) Dick Williams and Jim Snyder
    Local television KIRO-TV 11
    Local radio KIRO 710 AM
    (Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Joe Simpson)
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    The Seattle Mariners 1988 season was their 12th since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 7th in the American League West, finishing with a record of 68-93.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    • Mark Langston became the ace of the pitching staff as he led the club in wins (15) and strikeouts (235).

    Opening Day starters

    Season standings

    AL West W L Pct. GB
    Oakland Athletics 104 58 .642 --
    Minnesota Twins 91 71 .562 13
    Kansas City Royals 84 77 .522 19½
    California Angels 75 87 .463 29
    Chicago White Sox 71 90 .441 32½
    Texas Rangers 70 91 .435 33½
    Seattle Mariners 68 93 .422 35½

    Notable transactions

    Major League debuts

    • Batters:
      • Greg Briley (June 27)
      • Bill McGuire (Aug 2)
    • Pitchers:
      • Erik Hanson (Sep 5)
      • Mike Schooler (June 10)
      • Terry Taylor (Aug 19) [12]

    Roster

    1988 Seattle Mariners
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    = Indicates team leader

    Batting

    Starters by position

    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 Bradley, ScottScott Bradley 103 335 86 .257 4 33
    1B Davis, AlvinAlvin Davis 140 478 141 .295 18 69
    2B Reynolds, HaroldHarold Reynolds 158 598 169 .283 4 41
    3B Presley, JimJim Presley 150 544 125 .230 14 62
    SS Quiñones, ReyRey Quiñones 140 499 124 .248 12 52
    LF Brantley, MickeyMickey Brantley 149 577 152 .263 15 56
    CF Cotto, HenryHenry Cotto 133 386 100 .259 8 33
    RF Wilson, GlennGlenn Wilson 78 284 71 .250 3 17
    DH Phelps, KenKen Phelps 72 190 54 .284 14 32

    Other batters

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Renteria, RickRick Renteria 31 88 18 .205 0 6
    Rabb, JohnJohn Rabb 9 14 5 .357 0 4

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Langston, MarkMark Langston 35 261⅓ 15 11 3.34 235
    Moore, MikeMike Moore 37 228⅔ 9 15 3.78 182
    Swift, BillBill Swift 38 174⅔ 8 12 4.59 47
    Bankhead, ScottScott Bankhead 21 135 7 9 3.07 102
    Campbell, MikeMike Campbell 20 114⅔ 6 10 5.89 63
    Trout, SteveSteve Trout 15 56⅓ 4 7 7.83 14
    Hanson, ErikErik Hanson 6 41⅔ 2 3 3.24 36
    Taylor, TerryTerry Taylor 5 23 0 1 6.26 9

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Schooler, MikeMike Schooler 40 5 8 15 3.54 54
    Jackson, MikeMike Jackson 62 6 5 4 2.63 76

    Farm system

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    References

    1. Phil Bradley page at Baseball Reference
    2. John Moses page at Baseball Reference
    3. Steve Trout page at Baseball Reference
    4. John Rabb page at Baseball Reference
    5. 1988 Seattle Mariners Roster by Baseball Almanac
    6. John Christensen page at Baseball Reference
    7. Steve Balboni page at Baseball Reference
    8. Greg Pirkl page at Baseball Reference
    9. Ken Phelps page at Baseball Reference
    10. Darnell Coles page at Baseball Reference
    11. Joe Oliver page at Baseball Reference
    12. http://www.thebaseballcube.com/statistics/1988/26.shtml
    13. 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