Seattle Mariners Roster moves
- John Andreoli, OF, claimed off waivers by Baltimore.
Andreoli, 28, was designated for assignment yesterday. He had 3 stints with the Mariners this season: May 23-28, July 7-9 and July 20. Overall this season with the Mariners, he went 1-for-5 (.200) with 1 walk in 3 games. He made his Major League debut with the Mariners on May 23 at Oakland and went 1-for-3 with a walk while also making a sliding catch in right field to rob a base hit in the 8th inning. In 89 games with AAA Tacoma, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound outfielder hit .287 (94×327) with 54 runs, 18 doubles, 5 triples, 3 home runs, 36 RBI, 55 walks, 19 stolen bases and a .397 on-base percentage. He was on the Rainiers disabled list from April 22 to May 2 with a sprained finger on his right hand.
Andreoli was signed by Seattle as a minor league free agent on Dec. 8, 2017. The Worchester, MA, native was drafted by Chicago-NL in the 17th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Connecticut. In 8 minor league seasons (2011-current), he’s appeared in 773 games, hitting a combined .270 (745×2763) with 127 doubles, 44 triples, 37 home runs and 256 RBI with 247 stolen bases.