David Aardsma

Baseball pitcher

David Allen Aardsma is an Major League Baseball pitcher. He plays for the Seattle Mariners and is the team's closer. He was born in Denver, Colorado on December 27, 1981.

David Aardsma
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Aardsma pitching for the Mariners.
Seattle Mariners – No. 53
Relief pitcher
Born: (1981-12-27) December 27, 1981 (age 38)
Denver, Colorado
Bats: Right Throws: Right
April 6, 2004, for the San Francisco Giants
Career statistics
(through May 2, 2010)
Earned run average4.33

In 2009, Aardsma earned 38 saves for the Mariners, which tied him for fourth place in the American League with 38 saves.[1]

If the names of all players in Major League Baseball history were listed in alphabetical order, Aardsma's name would come first.[2]


  1. "David Aardsma Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  2. Stone, Larry. "Mariners' David Aardsma ready to handle extra pressure". Seattle Times Newspaper. Retrieved May 9, 2010.