Born: October 19, 1965|
|September 8, 1990 for the Seattle Mariners|
Last MLB appearance
|July 2, 1995 for the Detroit Tigers|
|Earned run average||5.21|
Michael James Gardiner (born October 19, 1965) is a former Canadian Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox, Montreal Expos, and Detroit Tigers. He was a switch hitter and threw right-handed.
Gardiner was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 18th round(448th) of the 1987 Major League Baseball Draft out of Indiana State University. He signed June 6, 1987. His first game was on September 8, 1990.
In his college career, Gardiner led Indiana State to the College World Series; he currently holds the career wins record (30) for the Sycamores, he's #2 in strikeouts (296) and #5 in complete games (16).
Gardiner now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina and has one son named Eric. He also is the owner/manager of the Charlotte Stealth Baseball Organization (Travel baseball for players 9U up to 17U).
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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