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1996 SEATTLE MARINERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Seattle,WA
Team Record:  85-76   .528
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Lou Piniella
General Manager:   Woody Woodward
Stadium:  The Kingdome
Attendance:  2,723,850
Payroll:  $39,221,501
Playoffs:  -

Seattle Mariners affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Lee Guetterman (37)
Youngest Player:  Alex Rodriguez (20)
Longest Tenure:  Edgar Martinez (10)
Top Hitter:  Alex Rodriguez (4)
Top Pitcher:  Norm Charlton (37)
Top Draft Pick:  Gil Meche (#22)

Roster Continuity:  63.42%
Top Prospect:   Jose Cruz
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Texas9072.556--
Seattle8576.5284.5
Oakland7884.48112.0
California7091.43519.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Ken GriffeyCF26$ 7,650,000  3 
Randy JohnsonP32$ 6,025,000  18 
Jay BuhnerRF31$ 5,641,667  25 
Chris BosioP33$ 4,250,000  63 
Edgar MartinezDH-3B33$ 3,500,000  87 
Norm CharltonP33$ 2,075,000   
Dave Hollins3B30$ 1,350,000   
Mike JacksonP31$ 1,200,000   
Paul Sorrento1B30$ 1,025,000   
Joey Cora2B31$ 850,000   
Jamie MoyerP33$ 825,000   
Mark WhitenRF-LF29$ 800,000   
Terry MulhollandP33$ 700,000   
Luis Sojo2B-SS30$ 625,000   
Rich AmaralLF-2B34$ 450,000   
Alex Rodriguez3B20$ 442,334   
Dan WilsonC27$ 400,000   
Doug Strange3B-2B32$ 380,000   
Alex DiazCF-RF27$ 350,000   
Bobby AyalaP26$ 325,000   
Brian Hunter1B28$ 300,000   
Ricky Jordan1B31$ 250,000   
Sterling HitchcockP25$ 235,000   
Jeff Manto3B-1B31$ 200,000   
Blas MinorP30$ 198,000   
John MarzanoC33$ 175,000   
Bob WellsP29$ 155,000   
Tim DavisP25$ 140,000   
Paul MenhartP27$ 140,000   
Darren BraggRF-CF26$ 130,000   
Rafael CarmonaP23$ 125,000   
Russ Davis3B26$ 120,000   
Edwin HurtadoP26$ 117,500   
Bob WolcottP22$ 115,000   
Scott DavisonP25$ 109,000   
Lee GuettermanP37$ 109,000   
Tim HarikkalaP24$ 109,000   
Raul IbanezLF24$ 109,000   
Joe KlinkP34$ 109,000   
Manny MartinezCF25$ 109,000   
Greg McCarthyP27$ 109,000   
Rusty MeachamP28$ 109,000   
Bob MilackiP31$ 109,000   
Greg Pirkl1B25$ 109,000   
Andy SheetsSS-2B24$ 109,000   
Mac SuzukiP21$ 109,000   
Salomon TorresP24$ 109,000   
Matt WagnerP24$ 109,000   
Mark WhitenRF-LF29$ 109,000   
Chris WidgerC25$ 109,000   


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