Mariners Roster & Staff

Scott Servais #9

MANAGING HIGHLIGHTS

Led Seattle to a 86-76 (.531) record in his first season as a Major League manager...The Mariners improved their win total by 10 games over the 2015 club; was the 5th-largest improvement from 2015 to 2016 in the Major Leagues (Boston: 15, Cleveland: 13, Detroit and Washington: 12)....Became the 5th manager in club history to lead the Mariners to a .500 or better record in his first year as skipper…joined Bob Melvin (93-69, 2003), Lloyd McClendon (87-75, 2014), Don Wakamatsu (85-77, 2009) and Lou Piniella (82-80, 1993)....Had the club in contention for a postseason berth until the penultimate day of the regular season…finished three games back in the wild card race despite going 16-8 in Seattle's final 24 games...Led the Mariners to a 18-11 record in September/ October, tied for the 3rd-best winning percentage in the Majors over the final four-plus weeks of the season ...Skippered the club to a 4.00 team ERA while setting a single-season club record for pitchers used (32), including 13 different starting pitchers, T7th-most in franchise history..Averaged 4.74 runs per game, 6th-best in the Majors while setting a single-season club record for players used (54)...2016 marked his first season as a manager at any level...Named the 20th manager (17th full-time) in Mariners history on October 23, 2015.

COACHING/PLAYER DEVELOPMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Prior to being hired as manager, spent 10 years (2006-2015) in high level player development positions, building and managing staffs, evaluating players, and coaching players at spring and during minor league regular season...spent four seasons (2012-2015) as Assistant General Manager, Scouting and Player Development with the Los Angeles Angels...Was the Texas Rangers Sr. Director of Player Development from 2006-2011...During time in Texas, was also responsible for instructing catchers on Rangers Major League roster...Worked as a pro scout for the Rockies in 2005...Began coaching career as the Chicago Cubs Roving Catching Instructor in 2003 and 2004.

PERSONAL

Scott Daniel Servais...pronounced 'service'...resides in Larkspur, CO...Scott and his wife, Jill, have three children: son Tyler (11/18/92) recently graduated from Princeton University and was drafted by the Detroit Tigers; daughter Jacqueline (9/12/94) is enrolled at UNC Charlotte where she played volleyball...she has held internships with the Carolina Panthers and Los Angeles Angels; and daughter Victoria (9/2/97) who attends the University of Mississippi, where she is a cheerleader...Scott played college baseball at Creighton University (his head coach was former Cubs GM Jim Hendry) and was inducted into the Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003...was a member of Team USA, winning a Silver Medal in the Pan Am Games in 1987 and a Gold Medal in the 1988 Olympics (Seoul, South Korea)...earned USA Baseball's Alumni Award in 1994....as selected in the third round of the 1988 June Draft following his junior year of college...Scott is a native of Coon Valley, WI and graduated from Westby High School (WI) in 1985...was drafted by the New York Mets in the second round (scout: Terry Ryan) out of high school but did not sign.Scott Daniel Servais…pronounced 'service'…resides in Larkspur, CO…Scott and his wife, Jill, have three children: son Tyler graduated from Princeton University where he played four seasons of baseball (was drafted by the Detroit Tigers) and currently works in Seattle...daughter Jacqueline graduated from UNC Charlotte where she played volleyball; she's held internships with the Seattle Seahawks, Carolina Panthers and Los Angeles Angels and is currently at graduate school at the University of Mississippi...daughter Victoria attends the University of Mississippi, where she is a cheerleader...Scott played college baseball at Creighton University (his head coach was former Cubs GM Jim Hendry) and was inducted into the Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003...was a member of Team USA, winning a Silver Medal in the Pan Am Games in 1987 and a Gold Medal in the 1988 Olympics (Seoul, South Korea)...earned USA Baseball's Alumni Award in 1994....was selected in the third round of the 1988 June Draft following his junior year of college...Scott is a native of Coon Valley, WI and graduated from Westby High School (WI) in 1985...was drafted by the New York Mets in the second round (scout: Terry Ryan) out of high school but did not sign.

PLAYING CAREER

Scott had an 11-year Major League playing career (1991-2001) with the Houston Astros (1991-95, 2001), Chicago Cubs (1995-98), San Francisco Giants (1999-2000) and Colorado Rockies (2000)...batted .245 with 130 doubles, 63 home runs and 319 RBI in 820 career MLB games...ranked among the top-three National League catchers in fielding percentage in three separate seasons (1996, 1997 & 1998).