The Mariners 2-1 loss in 10 innings to the Cardinals spoke volumes about Seattle’s season.
The inconsistent Mariners pitching held the Cards to four hits.
The inconsistent Mariners offense produced 10 hits and just one run.
The Mariners have lost a franchise-record 13 games in extra innings, including their last six in a row and were mathematically eliminated from the postseason.
The Mariners in the postseason
|1||2001||162||116||46||.716||1st of 4||Lost ALCS (4-1)||927||627||Lou Piniella (116-46)|
|2||2000||162||91||71||.562||2nd of 4||Lost ALCS (4-2)||907||780||Lou Piniella (91-71)|
|3||1995||145||79||66||.545||1st of 4||Lost ALCS (4-2)||796||708||Lou Piniella (79-66)|
|4||1997||162||90||72||.556||1st of 4||Lost LDS (3-1)||925||833||Lou Piniella (90-72)|
Nine to Know
The Mariners 2005-13
The Mariners clinched a losing season for the 4th consecutive year.
|1||2013||65||82||.442||4th of 5||568||687||Eric Wedge (65-82)|
|2||2012||75||87||.463||4th of 4||619||651||Eric Wedge (75-87)|
|3||2011||67||95||.414||4th of 4||556||675||Eric Wedge (67-95)|
|4||2010||61||101||.377||4th of 4||513||698||Don Wakamatsu (42-70) and Daren Brown (19-31)|
|5||2009||85||77||.525||3rd of 4||640||692||Don Wakamatsu (85-77)|
|6||2008||61||101||.377||4th of 4||671||811||John McLaren (25-47) and Jim Riggleman (36-54)|
|7||2007||88||74||.543||2nd of 4||794||813||Mike Hargrove (45-33) and John McLaren (43-41)|
|8||2006||78||84||.481||4th of 4||756||792||Mike Hargrove (78-84)|
|9||2005||69||93||.426||4th of 4||699||751||Mike Hargrove (69-93)|
- Mariners radio play-by-play man Aaron Goldsmith called a game in his hometown for the first time.
- And long-time talented Mariners scribe Larry Stone is now a columnist for the Seattle Times.
So the season wasn’t a total loss.