Breaking Down an 11-1 Road Trip

Seattle returns to Safeco Field after a two-week road trip to Kansas City, Minnesota, Philadelphia and New York. All they did during that time was go 11-1 and raise their record 10 additional games over the .500 mark. How did they accomplish such a feat? The mind-boggling individual stats by the Mariners give a pretty good indication.

The following is a list of how each of the Mariners' batters hit in on the 12-game road trip.

John Mabry - 1-1 (1.000)
Pat Borders - 1-1 (1.000)
Greg Colbrunn - 6-12 (.500)
Bret Boone - 20-52 (.385)
Randy Winn - 18-47 (.383)
Edgar Martinez - 12-30 (.375)
Ichiro Suzuki - 20-54 (.370)
John Olerud - 13-37 (.351)
Ben Davis - 8-26 (.308)
Dan Wilson - 7-23 (.304)
Mike Cameron - 14-48 (.292)
Jeff Cirillo - 9-31 (.290)
Mark McLemore - 7-25 (.280)
Willie Bloomquist - 4-15 (.267)
Carlos Guillen - 11-43 (.256)


The following is a list of how each of the Mariners' pitchers faired:

STARTERS:
Freddy Garcia - 3GS, 3-0, 23IP, 7ER 17K, 6BB
Jamie Moyer - 3GS, 3-0, 21IP, 2ER, 14K, 2BB
Joel Pineiro - 2GS, 1-0, 15IP, 4ER, 18K, 6BB
Ryan Franklin - 2GS, 1-1, 14IP, 5ER, 8K, 1BB
Gil Meche - 2GS, 2-0, 13IP, 6ER, 7K, 5BB

RELIEVERS:
Shigetoshi Hasegawa - 4APP, 4IP, 3ER, 1K, 0BB
Julio Mateo - 1 APP, 2IP, 0ER, 2K, 0BB
Giovanni Carrara - 2APP, 3IP, 3ER, 3K, 1BB
Arthur Rhodes - 4APP, 3.2IP, 0ER, 6K, 0BB
Jeff Nelson - 5 APP, 4.1IP, 0ER, 5K, 0BB
Kazuhiro Sasaki - 4APP, 4IP, 0ER, 5K, 3BB


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