Seattle Mariners All Time Starting Lineup

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The Seattle Mariners came into the league in 1977. Since their inception they have been known as the Seattle Mariners. The organization has made 4 playoff appearances, never won a pennant or a world championship. They have never retired a number.

Below is a lineup of the best single seasons by position. Each player is only eligible for one season so we picked their best season.

 

Catcher

Dan Wilson, 1996

Key Stats: 3.4 WAR, .285/.330/.444, 51 R, 140 H, 24 2B, 18 HR, 83 RBI, .774 OPS, 2.1 dWAR, 39% CS

Awards: AL All-Star

 

First Base

Tino Martinez, 1995

Key Stats: 4.5 WAR, .293/.369/.551, 92 R, 152 H, 35 2B, 3 3B, 31 HR, 111 RBI, 62 BB, .920 OPS, 15 IBB

Awards: AL All-Star

 

Second Base

Bret Boone

Bret Boone, 2001

Key Stats: 8.8 WAR, .331/.372/.578, 118 R, 206 H, 37 2B, 3 3B, 37 HR, 141 RBI (1st AL), .950 OPS, 360 TB, 13 SF, 1.6 dWAR

Awards: AL All-Star, Silver Slugger, 3rd in MVP

 

Third Base

Kyle Seager, 2014

Key Stats: 5.8 WAR, .268/.334/.454, 71 R, 158 H, 27 2B, 4 3B, 25 HR, 96 RBI, 7 SB, .788 OPS, 1.7 dWAR, 10 DRS

Awards: AL All-Star, Gold Glove

 

Shortstop

Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez, 2004

Key Stats: 10.4 WAR (1st AL), .316/.420/.606, 134 R, 175 H, 34 2B, 2 3B, 41 HR, 132 RBI, 15 SB, 100 BB, 1.026 OPS, 336 TB, 11 SF, 2.3 dWAR

Awards: AL All-Star, Silver Slugger, 3rd in MVP

 

Left Field

Raul Ibanez, 2006

Key Stats: 4.5 WAR, .289/.353/.516, 103 R, 181 H, 33 2B, 5 3B, 33 HR, 123 RBI, 65 BB, .869 OPS, 323 TB, 15 IBB

 

Center Field

Ken Griffey, Jr

Ken Griffey, Jr, 1997

Key Stats: 9.1 WAR (1st AL), .304/.382/.646 (1st AL), 125 R (1st AL), 185 H, 34 2B, 3 3B, 56 HR (1st AL), 147 RBI (1st AL), 15 SB, 76 BB, 1.028 OPS, 393 TB (1st AL), 12 SF, 23 IBB (1st AL), 1.8 dWAR

Awards: AL All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, AL MVP

 

Right Field

Ichiro Suzuki

 

Ichiro Suzuki, 2004

Key Stats: 9.1 WAR (1st AL), .372 (1st AL)/.414/.455, 101 R, 262 (1st AL), 24 2B, 5 3B, 8 HR, 60 RBI, 36 SB, .869 OPS, 320 TB, 19 IBB (1st AL), 2.4 dWAR, 30 DRS, 12 outfield assists

Awards: AL All-Star, Gold Glove, 7th in MVP

 

Designated Hitter

Edgar Martinez, 1995

Key Stats: 5.0 WAR, .356 (1st AL)/.479 (1st AL)/.628, 121 R (1st AL), 182 H, 52 2B (1st AL), 29 HR, 113 RBI, 116 BB, 1.107 OPS (1st AL), 321 TB, 19 IBB

Awards: AL All-Star, Silver Slugger, 3rd in MVP

 

Starting Pitcher

Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson, 1995

Key Stats: 8.6 WAR (1st AL), 18 Wins, 2.48 ERA (1st AL), 2.08 FIP (1st AL), 6 CG, 3 SHO, 214 1/3 IP, 294 K (1st AL), 1.045 WHIP (1st AL), 6.7 H/9 (1st AL), 0.5 HR/9 (1st AL), 12.3 K/9 (1st AL), 4.52 K/BB (1st AL), .201 BAA

Awards: AL All-Star, AL CY Young, 6th in MVP

 

Starting Pitcher

Felix Hernandez, 2014

Key Stats: 6.8 WAR, 15 Wins, 2.14 ERA (1st AL), 2.56 FIP, 236 IP, 248 K, 0.915 WHIP (1st AL), 6.5 H/9 (1st AL), 0.6 H/9, 9.5 K/9, 5.39 K/BB, .200 BAA

Awards: AL All-Star, 2nd in MVP

 

Starting Pitcher

Mark Langston, 1987

Key Stats: 5.9 WAR, 19 Wins, 3.84 ERA, 3.69 FIP, 14 CG, 3 SHO, 272 IP, 262 K (1st AL), 1.309 WHIP, 8.7 K/9 (1st AL), .238 BAA

Awards: AL All-Star, Gold Glove, 5th in CY Young

 

Starting Pitcher

Erik Hanson, 1990

Key Stats: 5.1 WAR, 18 Wins, 3.24 ERA, 2.74 FIP, 5 CG, 1 SHO, 236 IP, 211 K, 1.157 WHIP, 0.6 HR/9, 8.0 K/9, .232 BAA

 

Starting Pitcher

Hisashi Iwakuma

Hisashi Iwakuma, 2013

Key Stats: 7.0 WAR (1st AL), 14 Wins, 2.66 ERA, 3.44 FIP, 219 2/3 IP, 185 K, 1.006 WHIP, 7.6 K/9, 4.40 K/BB, .220 BAA

Awards: AL All-Star, 3rd in CY Young

 

Closer

J.J. Putz

J.J. Putz, 2007

Key Stats: 4.0 WAR, 40 SV, 1.38 ERA, 2.67 FIP, 68 G, 71 2/3 IP, 82 K, 0.698 WHIP, 4.6 H/9, 10.3 K/9, 6.31 K/BB, .153 BAA

Awards: AL All-Star

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