Mariners Set Opening Night Roster


SEATTLE, Wash. — Seattle Mariners today announced the following roster moves:


Selected from Tacoma:

Right-handed Pitcher (1):   Casey Lawrence


Optioned to AAA Tacoma (1):

Infielder/Outfielder (1):       Taylor Motter


Placed on 10-day DL (3):

Right-handed Pitcher (2):   David Phelps            (right elbow UCL reconstruction)

                                       Erasmo Ramirez       (right shoulder-latissimus dorsi strain)

Outfielder (1):                   Ben Gamel               (right oblique strain)
All three DL placements are retroactive to March 26.


Re-assigned to Minor League Camp (1):

Right-handed Pitcher (1):   Hisashi Iwakuma


Today’s roster moves set the Mariners Major League, 25-man, roster for Opening Night.


Seattle opens the 2018 season on Thursday, March 29 vs. the Cleveland Indians in Safeco Field. Game time is 7:10 pm (PT).


Here is a look at the club’s Opening Night roster:

          Pitchers (12 + 2 DL)                         

53      ALTAVILLA, Dan                         RHP

39      DÍAZ, Edwin                               RHP

32      GONZALES, Marco                      LHP

34      HERNÁNDEZ, Félix                     RHP

61      LAWRENCE, Casey                     RHP

8      LEAKE, Mike                               RHP

49      LeBLANC, Wade                          LHP

12      NICASIO, Juan                            RHP

65      PAXTON, James                          LHP

47      PAZOS, James                             LHP

25      RZEPCZYNSKI, Marc                    LHP

50      VINCENT, Nick                            RHP


35      PHELPS, David – DL                     RHP

31      RAMÍREZ, Erasmo – DL               RHP

Catchers (2)                         

10      MARJAMA, Mike                             C

3      ZUNINO, Mike                                 C


Infielders (6)                                    

22      CANÓ, Robinson                           2B

27      HEALY, Ryon                                INF

7      ROMINE, Andrew                        INF

15      SEAGER, Kyle                                3B

2      SEGURA, Jean                               SS

20      VOGELBACH, Daniel                     1B

Outfielders (5 + 1 DL)                      

23      CRUZ, Nelson                               OF

9      GORDON, Dee                              OF

17      HANIGER, Mitch                           OF

5      HEREDIA, Guillermo                     OF

51      SUZUKI, Ichiro                              OF


16      GAMEL, Ben – DL                          OF


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