Best of the Mariners poll, part one: Starting pitchers

Best of the Mariners poll, part one: Starting pitchers

Cast your vote for the best season ever by a Seattle Mariners pitcher

Welcome to the Herald’s “Best of the Mariners” poll series.

The Herald is asking its readers to select the best season at each position in Seattle Mariners history.

There will be a new position poll each day through March 22.

Today, readers can vote on the best season by a starting pitcher. Here are the candidates:

RANDY JOHNSON, 1995

Stats: 18-2, 2.48 ERA, 214.1 IP, 159 H, 65 BB, 294 SO, 1.045 WHIP

RANDY JOHNSON, 1997

Stats: 20-4, 2.28 ERA, 213.0 IP, 147 H, 77 BB, 291 SO, 1.052 WHIP

FELIX HERNANDEZ, 2010

Stats: 13-12, 2.27 ERA, 249.2 IP, 194 H, 70 BB, 232 SO, 1.057 WHIP

FELIX HERNANDEZ, 2014

Stats: 15-6, 2.14 ERA, 236.0 IP, 170 H, 46 BB, 248 SO, 0.915 WHIP

Others worthy of consideration: Mark Langston, 1987; Erik Hanson, 1990; Randy Johnson, 1993, Hisashi Iwakuma, 2013.

If you vote for “other,” please specify who in the comments section.


Tuesday’s poll: Relief pitchers.

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