Mariners Set Opening Day Roster 2016

Opening Day

Joel Peralta Selected from AAA Tacoma; Rob Brantly Designated for Assignment
Charlie Furbush & Evan Scribner placed on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 25.

DALLAS, Texas — Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jerry Dipoto announced the following roster moves today:

Selected from AAA Tacoma (1):

Right-Handed Pitcher:       Joel Peralta

Designated for Assignment (1):

Catcher:                           Rob Brantly

                Seattle has 10 days to trade, release or outright the contract of Brantly to the minors.


Re-Assigned to Minor League Camp (4):

Right-Handed Pitchers (2): Blake Parker, Donn Roach

Infielder (1):                      Efren Navarro

Outfielder (1):                   Daniel Robertson

Placed on 15-Day Disabled List (2) – retroactive to March 25:

Left-Handed Pitcher (1):    Charlie Furbush (left shoulder biceps tendinitis)

Right-Handed Pitcher (1):  Evan Scribner (strained latissimus dorsi, right shoulder)

Today’s roster moves set the Mariners Opening Day roster at 25 players, plus four players on the disabled list.

Seattle opens the 2016 season on Monday, April 4 at the Texas Rangers in Globe Life Park. Game time is 1:05 pm (PT).

Here is a look at the club’s Opening Day roster…please note new numbers for Dae-Ho Lee and Nick Vincent.

          Pitchers (12+3)                                

34      HERNANDEZ, Felix                    RHP

18      IWAKUMA, Hisashi                    RHP

20      MILEY, Wade                              LHP

44      WALKER, Taijuan                       RHP

13      KARNS, Nathan                          RHP

53      BENOIT, Joaquin                        RHP

31      CISHEK, Steve                            RHP

37      MONTGOMERY, Mike                LHP

38      NUÑO, Vidal                               LHP

62      PERALTA, Joel                            RHP

50      VINCENT, Nick                           RHP

55      ZYCH, Tony                                 RHP

29      COOK, Ryan 60-day DL               RHP

41      FURBUSH, Charlie – DL               LHP

58      SCRIBNER, Evan – DL                  RHP

             Catchers (2+1)                  

32      CLEVENGER, Steve                         C

33      IANNETTA, Chris                             C


  2      SUCRE, Jesus 60-day DL                  C


          Infielders (6)                                    

22      CANÓ, Robinson                           2B

10      LEE, Dae-Ho                                INF

26      LIND, Adam                                  1B

  4      MARTE, Ketel                              INF

16      SARDIÑAS, Luis                           INF

15      SEAGER, Kyle                                3B

          Outfielders (5)                                 

  8      AOKI, Norichika                            OF

23      CRUZ, Nelson                        OF/DH

21      GUTIERREZ, Franklin                   OF

12      MARTIN, Leonys                           OF

99      ROBERTSON, Daniel*                  OF

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