- Mark Gardner (baseball)
Gardner in 2008.
San Francisco Giants — No. 26 Starting Pitcher/Bullpen Coach Born: March 4, 1962
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right MLB debut May 16, 1989 for the Montreal Expos Last MLB appearance October 7, 2001 for the San Francisco Giants Career statistics Win-Loss 99-93 Earned Run Average 4.56 Strikeouts 1,256 Teams Medal record Baseball Competitor for the United States Amateur World Series Bronze 1984 Cuba Team
Gardner pitched in the Major Leagues from 1989 to 2001 for the Montreal Expos, Kansas City Royals, Florida Marlins, and the Giants. In his career, Gardner pitched in 345 games, posting a record of 99-93 and a 4.56 ERA. He appeared in 275 of his 345 career games as a starter. Gardner was also used as a long reliever and spot starter during the final years of his career. On July 26, 1991, Gardner no hit the Dodgers for nine innings but gave up a hit in the top of the 10th.
One season after retiring, Gardner became the Giants' bullpen coach in 2003. He is now in his seventh season in the position.
Gardner attended Clovis High School in Clovis, California and California State University, Fresno, where he met his wife, Lori Gardner, an All-American softball pitcher. He and Lori have 2 sons. Lori Gardner struggled with liver cancer for several years during her husband's tenure with the Giants before dying from the disease in 2003. The Gardner family remains active in the California Organ Donor Network.
San Francisco Giants 2010 World Series Champions5 Juan Uribe | 9 Pat Burrell | 10 Travis Ishikawa | 12 Nate Schierholtz | 13 Cody Ross | 14 Mike Fontenot | 16 Edgar Rentería (World Series MVP) | 17 Aubrey Huff | 18 Matt Cain | 21 Freddy Sanchez | 22 Eli Whiteside | 28 Buster Posey | 33 Aaron Rowand | 38 Brian Wilson | 40 Madison Bumgarner | 41 Jeremy Affeldt | 46 Santiago Casilla | 48 Pablo Sandoval | 49 Javier López | 52 Ramón Ramírez | 54 Sergio Romo | 55 Tim Lincecum | 56 Andrés Torres | 57 Jonathan Sánchez | 59 Guillermo Mota
Manager 15 Bruce Bochy
Bench Coach 23 Ron Wotus | First Base Coach 39 Roberto Kelly | Third Base Coach 1 Tim Flannery | Pitching Coach 19 Dave Righetti | Hitting Coach 31 Hensley Meulens | Bullpen Coach 26 Mark Gardner
Regular season • National League Division Series • National League Championship Series San Francisco Giants current roster Active roster
2 Emmanuel Burriss | 6 Brett Pill | 8 Jeff Keppinger | 9 Brandon Belt | 12 Nate Schierholtz | 14 Mike Fontenot | 17 Aubrey Huff | 18 Matt Cain | 21 Freddy Sanchez | 22 Eli Whiteside | 28 Buster Posey | 29 Héctor Sánchez | 32 Ryan Vogelsong | 34 Darren Ford | 35 Brandon Crawford | 37 Chris Stewart | 38 Brian Wilson | 40 Madison Bumgarner | 41 Jeremy Affeldt | 45 Dan Runzler | 46 Santiago Casilla | 47 Eric Surkamp | 48 Pablo Sandoval | 49 Javier López | 50 Conor Gillaspie | 52 Ramón Ramírez | 54 Sergio Romo | 55 Tim Lincecum | 56 Andrés Torres | 60 Waldis Joaquín | 62 Francisco Peguero | 65 Steve Edlefsen | 70 Justin Christian | 75 Barry Zito | 78 Ehire Adrianza | -- Melky Cabrera
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