Seattle Mariners have made the following roster moves today:


Optioned to Triple-A Tacoma (2):

Outfielder (1):                   Braden Bishop

Right-Handed Pitcher (1):   Dan Altavilla



Today’s roster moves (and the retirement of Ichiro Suzuki on Thursday night) set the Mariners Major League, 25-man roster, at 25 players. The Mariners roster was at 28 players, including 3 players designated as “inactive”, for the two game series in Japan.


The Mariners will have extra players available for the exhibition games on Monday and Tuesday vs. the San Diego Padres.


Seattle opens the 2019 home season on Thursday, March 28 vs. the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox in T-Mobile Park. Game time is 4:10 pm (PST). Tickets remain for all six games in the first homestand of the season.


Here is a look at the club’s current 25-man roster:

Pitchers (13+4)


37      ARMSTRONG, Shawn *              RHP

46      BAUTISTA, Gerson *                  RHP

60      BRADFORD, Chasen                   RHP

65      BRENNAN, Brandon                   RHP

67      FESTA, Matt                               RHP

35      GEARRIN, Cory                           RHP

34      HERNÁNDEZ, Félix                     RHP

8      LEAKE, Mike                               RHP

52      RUMBELOW, Nick                      RHP

43      STRICKLAND, Hunter                 RHP

30      SWARZAK, Anthony *                RHP

26      TUIVAILALA, Sam *                    RHP


55      ELÍAS, Roenis                              LHP

7      GONZALES, Marco                      LHP

18      KIKUCHI, Yusei                            LHP

49      LEBLANC, Wade                          LHP

59      ROSSCUP, Zac                             LHP


Catchers (2)


36      FREITAS, David                                C

22      NARVÁEZ, Omar                              C


Infielders (6+1)


1      BECKHAM, Tim                            INF

10      ENCARNACIÓN, Edwin                INF

9      GORDON, Dee                             INF

27      HEALY, Ryon                                INF

25      MOORE, Dylan                            INF

15      SEAGER, Kyle *                            INF

20      VOGELBACH, Daniel                    INF

Outfielders (4)                               


32      BRUCE, Jay                                   OF

17      HANIGER, Mitch                           OF

16      SANTANA, Domingo                     OF

0      SMITH, Mallex                              OF