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1998 Seattle Mariners (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-85 .472
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 859-855 + 4
Roster Continuity 67.41% 9/28
Manager(s): Lou Piniella
General Manager: Woody Woodward
Location: Seattle, Washington
Ballpark: The Kingdome
Payroll: $ 52,032,291 7/30
Attendance: 2,651,511 10/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Matt Thornton (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: John McLaren
Bullpen Coach: Matt Sinatro
First Base Coach: Sam Mejias
Hitting Coach: Jesse Barfield
Pitching Coach: Nardi Contreras
Pitching Coach: Stan Williams
Third Base Coach: Steven Smith

#1 Draft Picks

Ken Griffey (#1), Alex Rodriguez (#1), Bill Swift (#2), David McCarty (#3), Dan Wilson (#7), John Marzano (#14), Joey Cora (#23), David Holdridge (#31)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
7685.47211.5
7488.45714.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1998 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #MarchGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11998-03-31L 9-10 CLE
    #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    21998-04-01L 7-9 CLE
    31998-04-03W 11-6 BOS
    41998-04-04W 12-6 BOS
    51998-04-05L 5-10 BOS
    61998-04-06W 8-0 NYA
    71998-04-07L 7-13 NYA
    81998-04-08L 3-4 NYA
    91998-04-10L 7-9 @BOS
    101998-04-11L 0-5 @BOS
    111998-04-12L 7-8 @BOS
    121998-04-13L 5-6 @CLE
    131998-04-14L 3-8 @CLE
    141998-04-15W 5-3 @CLE
    151998-04-16W 3-2 @MIN
    161998-04-17W 11-6 @MIN
    171998-04-18W 5-3 @MIN
    181998-04-19W 7-4 @MIN
    191998-04-20W 8-7 KCA
    201998-04-21L 3-5 KCA
    211998-04-22W 11-5 KCA
    221998-04-24W 4-2 MIN
    231998-04-25L 2-8 MIN
    241998-04-26L 0-2 MIN
    251998-04-28W 5-1 @KCA
    261998-04-29L 5-8 @NYA
    271998-04-30L 8-9 @NYA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    281998-05-01L 3-17 DET
    291998-05-02W 4-0 DET
    301998-05-03W 10-6 DET
    311998-05-05W 8-1 CHA
    321998-05-06W 10-9 CHA
    331998-05-07L 0-6 TOR
    341998-05-08W 8-3 TOR
    351998-05-09L 1-4 TOR
    361998-05-10W 3-1 TOR
    371998-05-12W 4-2 @DET
    381998-05-13L 5-8 @DET
    391998-05-14L 3-5 @CHA
    401998-05-15L 3-6 @CHA
    411998-05-16W 8-1 @TOR
    421998-05-17L 3-4 @TOR
    431998-05-18W 9-4 @TOR
    441998-05-19L 4-10 @TEX
    451998-05-20L 7-8 @TEX
    461998-05-21L 8-9 @TEX
    471998-05-22L 2-5 TBA
    481998-05-23L 3-6 TBA
    491998-05-24W 3-1 TBA
    501998-05-25W 12-4 BAL
    511998-05-26L 3-8 BAL
    521998-05-28W 5-2 @TBA
    531998-05-29W 6-2 @TBA
    541998-05-30L 2-5 @TBA
    551998-05-31W 11-6 @TBA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    561998-06-01L 9-10 @BAL
    571998-06-02L 8-9 @BAL
    581998-06-03L 1-8 ANA
    591998-06-04L 2-6 ANA
    601998-06-05W 4-0 LAN
    611998-06-06L 6-10 LAN
    621998-06-07L 4-7 LAN
    631998-06-08L 3-4 @SFN
    641998-06-09L 6-7 @SFN
    651998-06-10W 4-1 @SFN
    661998-06-11L 2-5 @OAK
    671998-06-12W 5-0 @OAK
    681998-06-13L 3-7 @OAK
    691998-06-14L 3-4 @OAK
    701998-06-16L 2-3 @ANA
    711998-06-17L 2-4 @ANA
    721998-06-18L 5-11 @ANA
    731998-06-19W 9-1 OAK
    741998-06-20L 2-6 OAK
    751998-06-21W 10-5 OAK
    761998-06-22L 3-5 SDN
    771998-06-23W 5-3 SDN
    781998-06-24W 2-1 @SDN
    791998-06-25L 0-6 @SDN
    801998-06-26L 8-13 @ARI
    811998-06-27W 6-4 @ARI
    821998-06-28L 2-3 @ARI
    831998-06-30L 4-6 COL
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    841998-07-01W 9-5 COL
    851998-07-02W 10-3 COL
    861998-07-03W 8-2 @TEX
    871998-07-04L 2-9 @TEX
    881998-07-05L 4-8 @TEX
    891998-07-09W 8-6 ANA
    901998-07-10L 3-5 ANA
    911998-07-11W 2-0 ANA
    921998-07-12L 5-8 ANA
    931998-07-13W 10-3 TEX
    941998-07-14W 6-3 TEX
    951998-07-15W 4-1 MIN
    961998-07-16W 3-0 MIN
    971998-07-17W 18-5 KCA
    981998-07-18W 8-5 KCA
    991998-07-19L 1-4 KCA
    1001998-07-21W 8-3 @TBA
    1011998-07-22L 5-7 @TBA
    1021998-07-24L 4-7 @BAL
    1031998-07-25W 4-2 @BAL
    1041998-07-26W 10-4 @BAL
    1051998-07-28L 3-4 CLE
    1061998-07-29L 7-8 CLE
    1071998-07-30L 8-9 CLE
    1081998-07-31L 3-5 NYA
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1091998-08-01L 2-5 NYA
    1101998-08-02W 6-3 NYA
    1111998-08-03W 3-1 BOS
    1121998-08-04L 1-2 BOS
    1131998-08-07W 6-3 @DET
    1141998-08-07W 7-1 @DET
    1151998-08-08W 9-3 @DET
    1161998-08-09W 6-3 @DET
    1171998-08-11L 4-7 @TOR
    1181998-08-12L 5-11 @TOR
    1191998-08-14L 2-14 @CHA
    1201998-08-15W 13-7 @CHA
    1211998-08-16L 3-5 @CHA
    1221998-08-17W 3-1 DET
    1231998-08-18L 6-7 DET
    1241998-08-19L 2-16 TOR
    1251998-08-20L 0-7 TOR
    1261998-08-21W 5-4 CHA
    1271998-08-22W 5-4 CHA
    1281998-08-23W 3-2 CHA
    1291998-08-24W 11-10 CHA
    1301998-08-25L 4-10 @CLE
    1311998-08-26L 3-5 @CLE
    1321998-08-27W 10-4 @CLE
    1331998-08-28L 3-10 @NYA
    1341998-08-29L 6-11 @NYA
    1351998-08-30W 13-3 @NYA
    1361998-08-31L 1-5 @BOS
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1371998-09-01W 7-3 @BOS
    1381998-09-02L 3-7 @BOS
    1391998-09-04L 1-10 BAL
    1401998-09-05W 6-5 BAL
    1411998-09-06L 2-5 BAL
    1421998-09-07W 11-1 BAL
    1431998-09-08L 0-10 TBA
    1441998-09-09W 5-2 TBA
    1451998-09-11W 6-3 @KCA
    1461998-09-11L 5-8 @KCA
    1471998-09-12L 2-5 @KCA
    1481998-09-14W 10-3 @MIN
    1491998-09-15W 12-7 @MIN
    1501998-09-16W 4-1 @OAK
    1511998-09-17W 8-0 @OAK
    1521998-09-18W 5-3 @ANA
    1531998-09-19L 3-5 @ANA
    1541998-09-20L 1-3 @ANA
    1551998-09-21W 5-2 OAK
    1561998-09-22W 7-6 OAK
    1571998-09-23L 3-8 OAK
    1581998-09-24L 3-9 TEX
    1591998-09-25W 15-4 TEX
    1601998-09-26W 5-2 TEX
    1611998-09-27L 6-12 TEX
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    76-85
    Dan Wilson 92
    John Marzano 40
    Joe Oliver 24
    Rick Wilkins 5
    David Segui 133
    Raul Ibanez 12
    Rick Wilkins 4
    Edgar Martinez 4
    David Bell 3
    Jeff Huson 2
    Dave McCarty 2
    Rich Amaral 1
    Joey Cora 126
    David Bell 13
    Carlos Guillen 10
    Rich Amaral 6
    Jeff Huson 3
    Giomar Guevara 2
    Rico Rossy 1
    Russ Davis 133
    Rico Rossy 17
    Jeff Huson 6
    Charles Gipson 3
    David Bell 2
    Alex Rodriguez 160
    Giomar Guevara 1
    Glenallen Hill 70
    Shane Monahan 56
    Rich Amaral 17
    Rob Ducey 9
    Raul Ibanez 4
    Russ Davis 3
    David Segui 1
    Charles Gipson 1
    Ken Griffey 158
    Rob Ducey 2
    Shane Monahan 1
    Jay Buhner 70
    Rob Ducey 41
    Ryan Radmanovich 18
    Robert Perez 8
    Rich Amaral 8
    Raul Ibanez 7
    Charles Gipson 4
    Dave McCarty 4
    Rickey Cradle 1
    Edgar Martinez 147
    Ken Griffey 3
    Rick Wilkins 1
    Jay Buhner 1
    Alex Rodriguez 1


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