Mike Zunino

Mike Zunino #3

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/220
  • Age: 24


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Mike Zunino Stats

.174 11 28 0 .530

Mike Zunino MLB Career Stats

.193 38 102 1 .605

Mike Zunino Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Accorsi Zunino
  • Pronunciation: zoo-NEE-no
  • Born: 3/25/1991 in Cape Coral, FL
  • Draft: 2012, Seattle Mariners, 1st rd. (3rd overall)
  • College: Florida
  • Debut: June 12, 2013
  • Relationship(s): son of Greg Zunino
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2015 Stats 350 28 61 11 28 0 .174 .230 .530
MLB Career Stats 961 101 185 38 102 1 .193 .252 .605
  • Status: Active

Mike Zunino Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Mariners AL 386 170 90.48 235.09 2.59 15.70 48.94
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.71 0.44 9.01 33.45


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October 7, 2015 at 5:48 AM ET

Zunino struggles in 2015

Mariners catcher Mike Zunino finished the 2015 regular season with a .174 batting average, 11 home runs, 28 RBIs and 28 runs scored.

September 9, 2015 at 2:59 AM ET

Zunino, Taylor headed to instructional league

Catcher Mike Zunino and infielder Chris Taylor are both headed to Arizona instructional league, Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon announced Tuesday. Neither was included among the four players called up from Triple-A Tacoma following the end of the Rainiers season in Las Vegas on Monday.


Mike Zunino Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2012 Peoria AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2012 Peoria AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Seattle AL

Topps Short-Season/Rookie All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Everett NOR

NWL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/23/2012 Everett NOR
07/30/2012 Everett NOR
08/13/2012 Everett NOR

NWL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Everett NOR

Mike Zunino Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2014 22 20th in AL


Season SO Rank
2014 158 6th in AL
2015 132 21st in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2014 17 1st in AL

Mike Zunino Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 5, 2015 Seattle Mariners recalled Mike Zunino from Tacoma Rainiers.
August 28, 2015 Seattle Mariners optioned C Mike Zunino to Tacoma Rainiers.
September 2, 2013 Mike Zunino roster status changed by Seattle Mariners.
August 27, 2013 Seattle Mariners sent C Mike Zunino on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 26, 2013 Seattle Mariners placed C Mike Zunino on the 15-day disabled list. Fractured hamate bone in left hand.
June 11, 2013 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of C Mike Zunino from Tacoma Rainiers.
April 3, 2013 Mike Zunino assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Jackson Generals.
January 11, 2013 Seattle Mariners invited non-roster C Mike Zunino to spring training.
August 14, 2012 Mike Zunino assigned to Jackson Generals from Everett AquaSox.
July 13, 2012 Mike Zunino assigned to Everett AquaSox.
July 2, 2012 Seattle Mariners signed C Mike Zunino.

Michael Accorsi Zunino Bio Info

Michael Accorsi Zunino…resides in Cape Coral, FL with wife Alyssa…played college baseball at the University of Florida…led UF to three consecutive College World Series…Golden Spikes Award, Johnny Bench Award, Dick Howser Trophy winner in 2012…father, Greg, is a scout with the Cincinnati Reds…mother, Paola, was a catcher on the Italian national softball team… 2009 graduate of Mariner High School (Coral Gables, FL)…selected All-State in Class 5A his senior year after batting .464 with 12 home runs.

Appeared in 131games, making 126 starts (C-125,DH-1), hitting .199 (87x438) with51 runs, 20 doubles, 2 triples, 22 home runs and 60 RBI... Set a club record forhome runs by a catcher with 22, breaking the old record of 19 setby Miguel Olivo in 2011…22 home runs were 2nd among AL catch-ers (McCann, NYY, 23) and tied for3rd-most in the Majors…Zunino recorded more extra-base hits (44) than singles (43) during the season... T3rd in the Majors in home runs by a catcher behind Cincinnati's Devin Mesoraco (25) and New York's Brian McCann (23)... When he hit his 20th home run of the season at 23 years and 186days, he became the 5th-youngest catcher to put up a 20-double, 20-home run seasonbehind Johnny Bench (21.299 in 1969), Brian McCann (22.223 in 2006), Johnny Bench(22.298 in 1970) & Gary Carter (23.177 in 1977)... Led the American League with 17 hit by pitches, the 2nd-most in Mariners history(Jose Guillen, 19 in 2007)... Hit .252 (33x131) with 8 doubles and 5 home runs vs. LHP; .176 (54x307)with 12 doubles, 2 triples and 17 home runs vs. RHP... Ranked 2nd in the AL and 4th in the Majors with a 3.18 catchers ERA andhis 1121.0 innings caught ranked 2nd in the AL... Caught in 130 games (125 starts), just the 7th season by a Mariners catcherwith 130+ games caught and 125+ starts at catcher…1,121.0 innings caught ranked 5th in single-season club history... Hit 15 of 22 home runs in his final 73 games (June 20-end of season)... Led the team and ranked 6th in the American League with 158 strikeouts... Went 4-for-5 on April 29 in his Yankee Stadium debut setting a career-high in hits and becoming the 15th player to get 4+ hits in his first game at Yankee Stadium (new or old)... Made first Opening Day roster…was youngest player on Seattle Opening roster.

Appeared in 52 games, making 48 starts at catcher…Mariners were 25-23 in his starts. Hit .214 (37x173) with 5 home runs and 14 RBI in 52 games. Hit 2 home runs Sept. 25 vs. Kansas City (2x4, 2 HR, 2 RBI). On disabled list with a fractured hamate bone in his left hand July 26-Sept. 1. Recorded walk-off single in 10th inning June 28 vs. Chicago (NL)… at 22 years and 95 days old, became the third-youngest Mariner with a game-ending RBI, behind Alex Rodriguez (20.248, 3/31/96) and Danny Tartabull (21.317, 9/11/84). Hit first career home run June 14 at Oakland in his second career start. Made MLB debut June 12 vs. Houston…went 1-for-4 with a single off Jordan Lyles.

2012 Made professional debut after being selected third overall in the June draft...combined to bat .360 (58x161) with 35 runs scored, 14 doubles, 13 home runs, 43 RBI and a 1.137 OPS (.689 SLG, .447 OBP) in 44 games with Everett and Jackson...recorded a double in his first pro plate appearance July 14 vs. Tri City...hit .373 (41x110) with 10 doubles and 10 home runs in 29 games for the AquaSox...reached base safely in 26 of 29 games with Everett...three-time Northwest League Player of the Week (July 16-22, July 23-29, Aug. 6-12)...promoted to Jackson on Aug. 12...hit .333 (17x51) with 4 doubles and 3 home runs in 15 games with Jackson...appeared in all 8 playoff games batting .379 (11x29) with 3 home runs and 8 RBI...hit .288 (23x80) with 2 home runs and 15 RBI in 19 games with Peoria in the Arizona Fall League...played in the AFL Rising Stars Game...selected to the MLB.com AFL Top Prospect Team and named by Baseball America as the No. 7 prospect in the league...played his first game of the season Feb. 17 with the University of Florida, and completed Nov. 15 in the Arizona Fall League.