Spring Training roster reduced to 28 players after moves

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(ISN) – PEORIA, Ariz. — Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jack Zduriencik announced the following roster moves at the Mariners Major League spring camp Sunday morning.

Optioned to AAA Tacoma (2):

Left-Handed Pitcher (1):    Roenis Elias

Right-Handed Pitcher (1):  Carson Smith

Re-Assigned to Minor League Camp (8):

Right-handed Pitchers (3): Mark Lowe, Jordan Pries, Kevin Correia

Left-Handed Pitchers (1):  Joe Saunders

Infielders (2):                    Shawn O’Malley, Carlos Rivero

Catcher (1):                      John Baker

Outfielder (1):                   Endy Chavez

Today’s roster moves leave the Mariners with 28 players in their Major League camp: 27 roster players and 1 non-roster invitee.

Here is a look at the club’s current spring roster:






          Pitchers (13+1)                                

40      FARQUHAR, Danny                    RHP

34      HERNANDEZ, Felix                    RHP

18      IWAKUMA, Hisashi                    RHP

52      LEONE, Dominic                         RHP

31      MEDINA, Yoervis                        RHP

50      RAMIREZ, Erasmo                     RHP

56      RODNEY, Fernando                    RHP

32      WALKER, Taijuan                       RHP

54      WILHELMSEN, Tom                   RHP


41      FURBUSH, Charlie                      LHP

33      HAPP, J.A.                                   LHP

68      OLMOS, Edgar                            LHP

66      OLSON, Tyler*                            LHP

65      PAXTON, James                          LHP

          Catchers (2)                         

2        SUCRE, Jesus                                  C

3        ZUNINO, Mike                                C


          Infielders (6)                                    

8        BLOOMQUIST, Willie                 UTL

22      CANO, Robinson                           2B

5        MILLER, Brad                               INF

20      MORRISON, Logan                       1B

15      SEAGER, Kyle                              INF

1        TAYLOR, Chris                             INF

          Outfielders (6)                                 

13      ACKLEY, Dustin                             OF

23      CRUZ, Nelson                               OF

16      JACKSON, Austin                          OF

12      RUGGIANO, Justin                       OF

7        SMITH, Seth                                 OF

25      WEEKS, RICKIE                             OF

*        NON-ROSTER INVITEE        


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