Mariners Select RHP Jarrett Grube From AAA Tacoma; DFA INF Luis Sardiñas

INF Luis Sardiñas designated for assignment

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SEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced that the club has selected right-handed pitcher Jarrett Grube from AAA Tacoma. To make room on the Mariners Major League 40-man roster, infielderLuis Sardiñas has been designated for assignment.

 

Grube (#61) will be in uniform and available for tonight’s (7:10 pm PT) game vs. the Detroit Tigers.

 

Grube will take the 25-man roster spot of outfielder Guillermo Heredia, who was optioned to AAA Tacoma post-game last night.

 

Grube, 34, was 1-2 with a 3.97 ERA (20 ER, 45.1 IP) in 10 games (8 starts) with AAA Tacoma this season. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound right-hander struck out 46 while walking 12. Grube has recorded at least 3 strikeouts in each of his 10 appearances with the Rainiers. Grube signed with the Mariners as a minor league free agent on June 9. Prior to signing with Seattle, Grube was 0-3 with a 4.43 ERA (22 ER, 44.2 IP) with 37 strikeouts and 10 walks in 11 games, including 7 starts, with AAA Columbus (Cleveland) this season.

 

In 2015 with Columbus, Grube was 9-0 with 1 save with a 2.26 ERA (20 ER, 79.2 IP) with 68 strikeouts and 19 walks in 15 games (13 starts). Grube made his Major League debut – and his only ML appearance – on May 31, 2014 at Oakland with Los Angeles – AL. Grube was in the Mariners organization from 2010-12, compiling a record of 14-16 with 1 save and a 4.59 (150 ER, 294.0 IP) ERA in 61 games (45 starts) with AA West Tennessee (2010), AA Jackson (2011) and AAA Tacoma (2010-12). Grube was originally selected by Colorado in the 10th round of the 2004 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Memphis.

 

Sardiñas, 23, was hitting .252 (41×163) with 17 runs, 4 doubles and 17 RBI in 44 games in with AAA Tacoma. Sardiñas hit .181 (13×72) with 12 runs, 2 home runs and 5 RBI in 32 games during three stints with the Mariners this season. Sardiñas was acquired by Seattle from Milwaukee in exchange for outfielder Ramon Flores on Nov. 20, 2015.

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