2006 Seattle Mariners season
|2006 Seattle Mariners|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Nintendo of America (represented by Howard Lincoln)|
|General manager(s)||Bill Bavasi|
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.
- December 7, 2005: Yorvit Torrealba was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the Colorado Rockies for Marcos Carvajal.
- January 9, 2006: Cody Ransom was signed as a Free Agent with the Seattle Mariners.
- March 30, 2006: Cody Ransom was purchased by the Houston Astros from the Seattle Mariners.
|Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim||89||73||0.549||4||45–36||44–37|
Record vs. opponents
2006 American League Records
|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|
- 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.
|2006 Seattle Mariners|
|2006 Game Log|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
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
|Cha Seung Baek||6||34.1||4||1||3.67||23|
Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; SV = Saves; W = Wins; L = Losses; H = Holds; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
|J. J. Putz||72||78.1||4||1||59||5||2.30||104|
Positions in brackets are in league with other MLB teams
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; R = Runs; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|Mariners||162||5670 (2nd)||1540 (10th)||756 (21st)||.272 (11th)||172 (18th)||703 (24th)|
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts; SHO = Shutouts
|Mariners||162||1446.2 (12th)||78 (18th)||84 (11th)||4.60 (19th)||1067 (14th)||6 (22nd)|
Major League Baseball Draft
|2006 Seattle Mariners draft picks|
|Brandon Morrow (pictured right) was the Mariners first round pick in 2006.|
|Owner||Nintendo of America|
|General Manager(s)||Bill Bavasi|
|First pick||Brandon Morrow|
|Number of selections||50|
|Players signed (Rule 4)||26 (before deadline)|
|Official Site||The Official Site of the Seattle Mariners|
|Years||2005 • 2006 • 2007|
The 2006 Major League Baseball Draft was held from June 6 to 7. The Mariners selected a total of 50 players in the draft. Of those 50 players, the Mariners signed 26 players. They did however sign multiple players after the draft deadline.
|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|
- Ben Broussard Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
- "2006 Seattle Mariners Draft Picks". The Baseball Cube. thebaseballcube.com. Retrieved December 29, 2009.
- 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.
- Corey Brock (June 7, 2006). "Mariners draft features plenty of arms". Major League Baseball. mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved December 29, 2009.
- "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:
- Batting Statistics: Seattle Mariners Batting Stats on ESPN.com
- Pitching Statistics: Seattle Mariners Pitching Stats on ESPN.com