Tacoma Rainiers

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Team History[edit]

The Tacoma Rainiers have been the AAA affiliate of the Seattle Mariners since 1995. In 200], they were Pacific Coast League co-champion.

Prior to 1995, the Rainiers were known as the Tacoma Tigers and were an Oakland Athletics farm team. Tacoma teams have played in every PCL season since 1960, under various names.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Hitting coach Pitching Coach
1995 68-76 6th (t) Steve Smith Terry Kennedy Jeff Andrews
1996 69-73 7th Dave Myers Terry Kennedy Jeff Andrews
1997 75-66 4th Dave Myers Henry Cotto Jeff Andrews
1998 77-67 7th Dave Myers Dave Brundage Ron Romanick
1999 69-70 8th Dave Myers Dave Brundage Jim Slaton
2000 76-67 5th Dave Myers Dave Brundage Jim Slaton
2001 85-59 1st Dan Rohn League Co-Champs Henry Cotto Jim Slaton & Chris Bosio
2002 65-76 13th Dan Rohn Orlando Gomez Jim Slaton
2003 66-78 14th Dan Rohn Gary Thurman Jim Slaton
2004 79-63 3rd Dan Rohn Terry Pollreisz Rafael Chaves
2005 80-64 2nd (t) Dan Rohn Lost League Finals Terry Pollreisz Rafael Chaves
2006 74-70 7th Dave Brundage Terry Pollreisz Dwight Bernard
2007 68-76 12th Daren Brown Terry Pollreisz Dwight Bernard
2008 80-64 4th Daren Brown Alonzo Powell Dwight Bernard
2009 74-70 6th Daren Brown Lost in 1st round Alonzo Powell Dwight Bernard
2010 74-69 7th Daren Brown (61-54) / Jose Castro (13-15) League Champs Powell/Castro Jaime Navarro
2011 70-74 8th (t) Daren Brown Alonzo Powell Dwight Bernard
2012 63-81 13th Daren Brown Jeff Pentland Dwight Bernard
2013 76-68 6th (t) Daren Brown (17-10) / John Stearns (59-58) Howard Johnson Dwight Bernard
2014 74-70 7th (t) Roy Howell Cory Snyder Jaime Navarro
2015 68-76 11th Pat Listach Cory Snyder Jaime Navarro
2016 81-62 3rd Pat Listach Lost in 1st round Scott Brosius Lance Painter
2017 Pat Listach Dave Berg Lance Painter Denny Hocking

Further Reading[edit]

  • Jim Price: "You want stars, titles, nicknames? Tacoma's got 'em", in Mark Armour, ed.: Rain Check: Baseball in the Pacific Northwest, Society for American Baseball Research, Cleveland, OH, 2006, pp. 76-81.

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