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  • Paul Sewald Secures 15th Save On Wednesday

    Seattle Mariners pitcher Paul Sewald struck out one over a scoreless inning to earn the save in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the New York Yankees. He entered the game in the ninth inning to protect a one-run lead. The 32-year-old tossed a perfect inning to earn his 15th save of the season. He has been terrific this season, posting a 2.31 ERA, 0.64 WHIP, and 51 strikeouts across 46 2/3 innings in 2022. Sewald is Seattle's primary closer, and fantasy managers should continue to roll with him in all leagues.

    Aug 10 · Source via Mariners Paul Sewald closers
  • Julio Rodriguez "Feels Good," Expected To Return Friday

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez (wrist) "felt good" Wednesday after hitting in the cage. The Rookie of the Year candidate is expected to be available for Friday's series opener against the Texas Rangers. The 21-year-old experienced soreness on Monday after taking swings in the cage, and the team decided to give him a few extra days off. Barring any setbacks, Rodriguez is expected to return to the lineup on Friday. The star outfielder is slashing .271/.334/.482 with 18 home runs, 57 RBI, 55 runs, and 21 stolen bases in 96 games in 2022.

    Aug 10 · Source via Mariners Julio Rodriguez prospects
  • Kyle Lewis Optioned To Minors

    The Seattle Mariners optioned outfielder Kyle Lewis and left-hander Brennan Bernardino to Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday and reinstated right-hander Diego Castillo (shoulder) and infielder/outfielder Dylan Moore (back) from the injured list in corresponding moves. Since returning from the seven-day concussion IL on July 22, Lewis has gone just 4-for-41 (.098) with a homer, two RBI and 18 strikeouts in 14 games. He'll go back to the minors to work on his approach, and there's a good chance we'll see him back with Seattle later this year. Moore, who is hitting .197/.350/.367 this year with five homers, 16 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 147 at-bats, will serve in a super-utility role for the M's now that he's back.

    Aug 10 · Source via Mariners Kyle Lewis
  • Axel Sanchez Producing Runs In Single-A

    Seattle Mariners shortstop prospect Axel Sanchez signed with the club out of the Dominican Republic back in 2019. He has emerged as a promising young ballplayer, and it appears that he's on the cusp of being recognized by most baseball prospect lists as one of his club's most noteworthy minor leaguers. Definitely a glove-first player, Sanchez has made noticeable progress at the plate, too, especially in regards to his power. He has bolstered his well-roundedness and has the potential to rise through the levels of affiliated ball quickly if he continues to find a groove offensively. Sanchez opened the season at High-A but has mainly spent time in the Florida Complex League and Single-A over the last couple of months. He's coming off a fantastic week in which he went 10-for-27 (.370) with four homers, 15 RBI, three walks, and 17 RBI. He also swiped one bag on two attempts.

    Aug 10 · Source via Mariners prospects
  • Travis Jankowski Elects Free Agency

    The Mariners announced that outfielder Travis Jankowski has passed through waivers unclaimed. He’s refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Tacoma in favor of free agency. As a player with five-plus years of MLB service time, Jankowski can head to the open market while still collecting the remaining guarantees on his contract. Jankowski had a very brief…

    Aug 9 · MLB Trade Rumors Mariners Travis Jankowski
  • Julio Rodriguez Likely To Return On Friday

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez (wrist) is likely to return from the injured list on Friday, according to manager Scott Servais. The 21-year-old outfielder is eligible to be activated on Wednesday, but that appears unlikely at this point. It sounds like Rodriguez still has some lingering soreness, so the organization will give him some additional days off to recover. Rodriguez has been a stud with an .816 OPS with 18 home runs and 21 stolen bases this season. He has been sidelined since July 31st, but fantasy managers shouldn't be without Rodriguez for much longer.

    Aug 9 · Source via Mariners Julio Rodriguez prospects
  • Mariners Sign Anthony Banda To Minor League Deal

    The Mariners have signed left-hander Anthony Banda to a minor league deal, per Mike Curto, broadcaster for the Tacoma Rainiers, Seattle’s Triple-A team. Banda, 28, joins his third organization of the year, as he began the season with the Pirates but was designated for assignment and traded to the Blue Jays in July. He lasted…

    Aug 9 · MLB Trade Rumors Mariners Anthony Banda closers
  • Jesse Winker Exits Early Monday With Back Issue

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker (back) exited Monday's game against the Yankees in the fifth inning with an apparent back injury, per MLB's Daniel Kramer. Winker pointed to his back and walked off the field during a pitching change in the top of the inning and was replaced by Jake Lamb. Hopefully, this won't be a serious injury, as Winker has started off August very hot at the plate. That being said, he has dealt with a host of injuries over the course of his career. Fantasy managers should look for more news after the game.

    Aug 9 · Source via Mariners Jesse Winker
  • Julio Rodriguez's Wrist Still Not 100 Percent

    Seattle Mariners rookie outfielder Julio Rodriguez's wrist is still "feeling it a little bit on the vibration" when swinging in the batting cages, according to manager Scott Servais. However, the Mariners aren't ruling out a return from the 10-day injured list for Rodriguez on Wednesday, but they want to see how he responds after more swings on Monday. The 21-year-old All-Star is first eligible to come off the injured on Wednesday, but fantasy managers shouldn't be surprised if it doesn't actually happen until later in the week. J-Rod has been a must-start in fantasy in his first year in the majors, as he's hitting .271/.334/.482 with an .816 OPS, 18 home runs, 57 RBI, 55 runs scored and 21 stolen bases in 365 at-bats. Outfield prospect Jarred Kelenic could return to the minors once Rodriguez is activated.

    Aug 8 · Source via Mariners Julio Rodriguez prospects
  • Pirates Claim Kevin Padlo, Release Jake Marisnick

    The Pirates announced that they claimed infielder Kevin Padlo off waivers from the Mariners and optioned him to Triple-A. In a corresponding move, outfielder Jake Marisnick has been released. The club also announced that catcher Taylor Davis has cleared waivers and been outrighted. Padlo, 26, made his MLB debut last year with the Rays but…

    Aug 7 · MLB Trade Rumors Pirates Mariners Jake Marisnick Kevin Padlo
  • Abraham Toro Optioned To Triple-A Tacoma

    Seattle Mariners' third baseman Abraham Toro was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Saturday. Mitch Haniger was reinstated from the 60-day injured list in a corresponding move. Toro struggled this season, slashing .180/.239/.322 with eight home runs, 26 RBI, 30 runs, and a stolen base over 285 plate appearances in 2022. The 25-year-old will try to turn things around in the minors and is expected to be one of the top call-ups if Seattle needs to call up a hitter from the minor leagues.

    Aug 6 · Source via Mariners Abraham Toro
  • Mitch Haniger Reinstated From The 60-Day Injured List

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger (ankle) was reinstated from the 60-day injured list on Saturday. The 31-year-old had been sidelined since April 29 due to a Grade 2 right ankle sprain. He slashed .200/.222/.486 with three home runs, seven RBI, and three runs over nine games before landing on the injured list. He will be Seattle's primary right fielder moving forward and should be rostered in all league formats now that Haninger has returned to action. Haniger hit .267 with three home runs, eight RBI, six runs, and 10 walks with a 1.055 OPS over 11 games during his rehab assignment. Abraham Toro was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma in a corresponding move.

    Aug 6 · Source via Mariners Mitch Haniger
  • Danny Young Claimed Off Waivers By Atlanta

    Former Seattle Mariners left-handed pitcher Danny Young has been claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves. Atlanta optioned Young to Triple-A Gwinnett where he'll serve as relief depth for the ball club. The 28-year-old has surrendered three runs over two appearances (3 2/3 innings) this season and was designated for assignment by Seattle on August 1.

    Aug 6 · Source via Mariners Danny Young
  • Diego Castillo "Feeling Much Better"

    Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Diego Castillo (shoulder) threw a bullpen session on Friday when the team opened their homestand against the Los Angeles Angels, and his shoulder is "feeling much better," according to skipper Scott Servais. Castillo will likely throw another bullpen session before returning from the injured list. The 28-year-old was always likely to return after missing the minimum 15 days on the injured list after landing there with right shoulder inflammation. Andres Munoz and Matt Festa have seen increased work at the back end of the bullpen with Castillo sidelined ahead of closer Paul Sewald. Castillo will return to a 3.93 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, six saves and 36 strikeouts in 36 2/3 relief innings for Seattle.

    Aug 6 · Source via Mariners Diego Castillo prospects
  • Dylan Moore Improving

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Dylan Moore (back) has picked up baseball activity, and his back spasms have "calmed down," according to manager Scott Servais. Moore left the team's game on July 30 against the Houston Astros and was placed on the 15-day injured list on July 31. It remains to be seen if the 30-year-old will be sent out on a minor league rehab assignment before rejoining the big-league roster. In 147 at-bats this year before his injury, he was hitting .197/.350/.367 with five home runs, 16 RBI, 25 runs scored and 11 stolen bases. With Seattle's outfielders getting healthier, Moore might struggle to find regular at-bats in Seattle once he returns.

    Aug 6 · Source via Mariners Dylan Moore
  • Travis Jankowski Designated For Assignment

    The Seattle Mariners designated outfielder Travis Jankowski for assignment on Friday in order to make room for newly acquired infielder/outfielder Jake Lamb. Lamb, a Seattle native, wasn't in the lineup on Friday against Los Angeles Angels left-hander Patrick Sandoval, but he'll likely be used regularly against right-handed pitchers, against whom he has an .808 OPS this year. He'll likely play a corner outfield spot and third base on days that Eugenio Suarez is rested. Jankowski was primarily used as a defensive replacement and a pinch-runner in his time with Seattle and he appeared in just one game. In 43 games with the New York Mets this year, he was 9-for-55 (.164) with no homers, two RBI and three stolen bases.

    Aug 6 · Source via Mariners Travis Jankowski
  • Julio Rodriguez Could Return When Eligible

    Seattle Mariners rookie outfielder Julio Rodriguez (wrist) could return from the injured list when he's first eligible on Aug. 10. He'll begin swinging a bat this weekend during the team's series against the Los Angeles Angels. It's possible the Mariners hold Rodriguez out until Aug. 12 at the Texas Rangers since they have an off day on Aug. 11. The 21-year-old All-Star is dealing with a bruised right wrist, but he should be back soon for fantasy managers. J-Rod won't need a minor league rehab assignment before returning to the major leagues, according to manager Scott Servais. Rodriguez has been a must-start in his first year in the majors, slashing .271/.334/.482 with an .816 OPS, 18 home runs, 57 RBI, 55 runs scored and 21 stolen bases in 365 at-bats.

    Aug 6 · Source via Mariners Julio Rodriguez prospects
  • Taylor Trammell Goes Deep Friday At Triple-A

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Taylor Trammell (hamstring) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a strikeout in a minor league rehab game for Triple-A Tacoma on Friday night while playing center field and hitting leadoff. Trammell has been out with a right hamstring strain since late June, but he's getting close to returning to Seattle. The 24-year-old has played in only 32 games for the M's this year in his second major league season, and he's hitting .235/.323/.457 with three home runs, nine RBI, 14 runs scored and two stolen bases in 94 plate appearances. But if he returns to regular playing time for the Mariners once he's activated from the injured list, he's worth a pickup in deeper fantasy leagues for his power alone.

    Aug 6 · Source via Mariners Taylor Trammell
  • Ty France Returns To The Lineup

    Seattle Mariners first baseman Ty France (wrist) is back at first base and is batting second on Friday against Los Angeles Angels left-hander Patrick Sandoval. France hasn't played since July 30, but he'll return for the weekend series against the Angels, and fantasy managers should return him to their starting lineups. The first-time All-Star has been great for the Mariners in 2022, hitting .308/.380/.477 with an .857 OPS, 13 home runs, 52 RBI and 39 runs scored in 388 plate appearances and 87 games. Although only two of his 13 long balls have come against left-handed pitchers, he's also hitting .313 (25-for-80) with 11 RBI and seven runs scored against them this year.

    Aug 5 · Source via Mariners Ty France
  • Mariners Designate Travis Jankowski For Assignment

    The Mariners announced they’ve designated outfielder Travis Jankowski for assignment. The move opens an active roster spot for corner infielder/outfielder Jake Lamb, who has reported to the club. Seattle acquired Lamb from the Dodgers in the hours leading up to the trade deadline. The M’s 40-man roster count falls to 39. Jankowski was just claimed off waivers…

    Aug 5 · MLB Trade Rumors Mariners Travis Jankowski
  • Mariners Claim Derek Hill, Designate Kevin Padlo

    The Mariners have claimed outfielder Derek Hill off waivers from the Tigers, per announcements from both teams. He’d been designated for assignment earlier in the week. The Mariners announced they’ve designated infielder Kevin Padlo for assignment in a corresponding move. Hill changes organizations for the first time in his pro career. The California native was a first-round…

    Aug 5 · MLB Trade Rumors Mariners Derek Hill Kevin Padlo
  • Matthew Boyd Throws Bullpen Session On Thursday

    Seattle Mariners pitcher Matthew Boyd (elbow) threw a bullpen session with the Tacoma Rainiers on Thursday. The next step for the southpaw will be a rehab assignment. He has been sidelined all season as Boyd continues to work his way back from surgery on his flexor tendon last September. The 31-year-old went 3-8 with a 3.89 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 67 strikeouts, and 23 walks in 78 2/3 innings over 15 starts. Boyd will most likely be used in a multi-inning relief role once activated from the injured list and is mainly an option in deep-league formats.

    Aug 4 · Source via Mariners Matthew Boyd
  • Mariners Hope Ty France Will Return Friday

    Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais decided to give first baseman Ty France (wrist) another day to recover on Wednesday against the New York Yankees, and along with the team's off day on Thursday, the team is hoping that France will be ready to return on Friday against the Los Angeles Angels in the series opener. The first-time All-Star has missed the last four games with a wrist injury, but he was able to play catch on Wednesday and is nearing his return. The 28-year-old has gone 9-for-29 (.310) with two home runs, three RBI and four runs scored in eight games since the All-Star break, and fantasy managers should be ready to reinsert him into their starting lineups for the weekend.

    Aug 3 · Source via Mariners Ty France
  • Julio Rodriguez's Wrist Improving

    Seattle Mariners rookie outfielder Julio Rodriguez (wrist) said his right hand/wrist is getting better. He was able to show more range of motion and said he couldn't do that two days ago. Rodriguez hasn't undergone an MRI exam since it was ruled a contusion. Still, the 21-year-old All-Star has yet to resume swinging a bat since he was placed on the injured list, so it remains to be seen if he'll be able to return when he's eligible on Aug. 10. Fantasy managers need to sit tight and keep the young star stashed in an IL spot. When he's on the field, he's been a must-start in all fantasy formats, hitting .271/.334/.482 with an .816 OPS, 18 home runs, 57 RBI, 55 runs scored and 21 stolen bases for the M's in his first 96 major league games.

    Aug 3 · Source via Mariners Julio Rodriguez prospects
  • Andres Munoz Escapes With Second Save Of Season Tuesday

    Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Andres Munoz didn't make things easy but did pick up his second save of the season in Tuesday's 8-6 win over the Yankees. Munoz entered to pitch the ninth inning up by two. He got the first two hitters out on strikeouts, but then allowed a single and back-to-back walks before striking out the final hitter with the bases loaded. Paul Sewald has served as the primary closer this season for the Mariners, but he pitched the seventh inning of this game, likely because of the close score. Munoz does have a 3.02 ERA with a 13.39 K/9 rate and 13 holds through 41 2/3 innings pitched this season, but Sewald is the clear arm to roster for fantasy purposes.

    Aug 3 · Source via Mariners Andres Munoz closers
  • Jake Lamb Acquired By The Mariners

    The Los Angeles Dodgers traded infielder/outfielder Jake Lamb to the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday. He is expected to be in the lineup against right-handers and will provide the Mariners with depth at first base/outfield. The 31-year-old is slashing .239/.338/.433 with two home runs, four RBI, and 10 runs scored in 25 games for the Dodgers. Los Angeles recently acquired Joey Gallo from the Yankees and with too many left-handed bats, sent Lamb to Seattle. Lamb is mainly an option in deep-league formats and can be used as a streamer in plus-matchups.

    Aug 2 · Source via Dodgers Mariners Jake Lamb
  • Matthew Boyd Headed To Seattle

    The Seattle Mariners acquired left-hander Matthew Boyd (elbow) from the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. Boyd has yet to pitch in 2022 and was shut down in mid-June after he felt discomfort in his elbow while recovering from left flexor tendon surgery. The 31-year-old southpaw was cleared to resume throwing off a mound last week, though. In his last season with the Detroit Tigers in 2021, he went 3-8 with a 3.89 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 67 strikeouts and 23 walks in 78 2/3 innings over 15 starts. It's unclear if Boyd will be an option for the Mariners rotation at some point late in the second half of the 2022 season.

    Aug 2 · Source via Giants Mariners Matthew Boyd
  • Mariners Acquire Curt Casali From Giants

    The Seattle Mariners are acquiring catcher Curt Casali (oblique) from the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday in exchange for right-hander Michael Stryffeler, according to sources familiar with the situation. Casali has been on the injured list since the beginning of July with a right oblique strain, but he was set to begin a minor league rehab assignment for Triple-A Sacramento last week, so he's probably close to a return to the big leagues. The 33-year-old backstop was hitting just .231/.325/.370 with four home runs, 14 RBI and 13 runs scored in 108 at-bats for the Gigantes before his injury. In Seattle, he'll serve as catching depth behind Cal Raleigh. The M's also have Luis Torrens in the fold at the position.

    Aug 2 · Source via Giants Mariners Curt Casali
  • Mariners, Jonathan Villar Agree To Minor League Deal

    The Mariners have agreed to a minor league deal with veteran infielder Jonathan Villar, reports Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times (Twitter link). The ACES client will head to Triple-A Tacoma for the time being. Villar was released by the Angels late last week and by the Cubs earlier in the summer. Villar, 31, began…

    Aug 1 · MLB Trade Rumors Mariners Jonathan Villar
  • Mariners Claim Travis Jankowski, Designate Danny Young

    The Mariners have claimed outfielder Travis Jankowski off waivers from the Mets, per a team announcement. Left-hander Danny Young was designated for assignment to open a spot on the roster. Seattle also announced that outfielder Marcus Wilson, who was designated for assignment Friday, cleared waivers and has been assigned outright to Triple-A Tacoma. Jankowski was…

    Aug 1 · MLB Trade Rumors Mariners Travis Jankowski Danny Young
  • Jesse Winker Homers Sunday

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker provided all of the team's offense Sunday, hitting a game-tying two-run home run in the eighth inning off Houston Astros relief pitcher Ryne Stanek, though the Astros eventually prevailed 3-2. It was Winker's ninth home run of the year and his only hit in four at-bats. Winker has a hit in each of his last three games, but he had not homered since going deep in each end of a doubleheader on July 13. Fantasy managers and Seattle fans will hope this kickstarts Winker's power numbers.

    Aug 1 · Source via Mariners Jesse Winker
  • Royals Acquire Anthony Misiewicz

    The Mariners announced that they have traded left-hander Anthony Misiewicz to the Royals for cash considerations. The lefty had been designated for assignment yesterday. Misiewicz, 27, seemed to have a nice breakout during the 2020 season, throwing 20 innings out of Seattle’s bullpen during that shortened campaign with a 4.05 ERA, with a 28% ground…

    Aug 1 · MLB Trade Rumors Royals Mariners Anthony Misiewicz
  • Mitch Haniger Could Return On Friday

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger (ankle) could be ready to return from the 60-day injured list as early as this Friday, according to general manager Jerry Dipoto. Haniger went 1-for-2 with a home run, three RBI, a run scored and two walks in his latest minor league rehab appearance for Triple-A Tacoma on Sunday. The 31-year-old looks to be recovering nicely from a Grade 2 right ankle sprain that has kept him on the sidelines since late April. His return would be great news for a Mariners team that just put star rookie Julio Rodriguez (wrist) on the injured list over the weekend. Haniger should see regular playing time in Seattle's outfield once he returns, and he is worth picking up in fantasy leagues if he's available. He was 7-for-35 (.200) with three home runs and seven RBI before his injury in the first month of the season.

    Aug 1 · Source via Mariners Mitch Haniger
  • Ty France Won't Land On Injured List

    Seattle Mariners first baseman Ty France (wrist) won't require a trip to the injured list, according to manager Scott Servais. The 28-year-old slugger was held out of the lineup on Sunday due to a wrist issue. Luckily, the MRI results came back clean, so this isn't something that is going to force France to miss significant time. It wouldn't be surprising to see France miss a game or two. Fantasy managers should consider France day-to-day with a left wrist issue. The hope is that he'll be back in the lineup within the next day or so.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Ty France
  • Mitch Haniger Could Return Soon

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger (ankle) could return as early as Friday, according to general manager Jerry Dipoto. He has been sidelined since April 29 due to a Grade 2 ankle sprain. The 31-year-old has been on a rehab assignment since last Friday, so hopefully he'll continue making progress. His return should be a significant upgrade to the Mariners lineup. Fantasy managers who have been patiently waiting for Haniger to return won't have to wait much longer.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Mitch Haniger
  • Luis Castillo To Start On Wednesday

    Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo is set to make his MLB debut against the New York Yankees on Wednesday. The right-hander was acquired from the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. He has registered a 2.86 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 90/28 K/BB through 14 starts this season. The Mariners gave up quite a lot in exchange for Castillo, so hopefully he'll be a significant addition to their staff. This should be quite a matchup against ace right-hander Gerrit Cole, so baseball fans should make sure to tune in.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Luis Castillo
  • Anthony Misiewicz Designated For Assignment

    Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Anthony Misiewicz has been designated for assignment. The Mariners made a bevy of roster moves on Sunday and needed to clear space. The 27-year-old left-hander owns a 4.61 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, and 8:6 K/BB ratio over 13 2/3 innings of relief this season.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Anthony Misiewicz closers
  • Ty France Not In The Lineup On Sunday

    Seattle Mariners first baseman Ty France (wrist) is absent from the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Houston Astros. The 28-year-old tweaked his left wrist on a swing and miss during his final at-bat on Saturday. He's scheduled to get an MRI and told reporters he's unsure if he will head to the IL or not. In any event, he's out of the lineup on Sunday while Carlos Santana takes over at the cold corner. Stay tuned for another update on France's status following the conclusion of Sunday's game

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Ty France
  • Dylan Moore Heads To The Injured List

    Seattle Mariners infielder/outfielder Dylan Moore (back) is heading to the 10-day injured list. The 29-year-old has been dealing with back issues for over a week and apparently it "locked up" on him when he was running from first to third in Saturday's contest, according to beat writer Ryan Divish. Moore is slashing just .197/.350/.367 with five home runs, 16 RBI, and 11 stolen bases across 147 at-bats on the year. Jack Larsen was recalled in a corresponding move.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Dylan Moore
  • Julio Rodriguez Lands On The 10-Day Injured List

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez (hand/wrist) has been placed on the 10-day injured list. Rodriguez was hit on the hand by a pitch on Saturday against the Astros, which forced him to exit the contest. He later received X-rays on his hand, which were negative but he's dealing with swelling and won't be able to swing a bat for at least five days, per manager Scott Servais. The good news is that the 21-year-old All-Star didn't break or fracture anything in his hand but the IL designation is a blow to the Mariners and fantasy managers alike. Seattle will play this very cautiously as they'll want to make sure Rodriguez is fully healed before he returns for the stretch run. He's slashing a solid .271/.334/.482 to go along with 18 home runs, 57 RBI, and 21 stolen bases across 365 at-bats. Former top prospect Jarred Kelenic was recalled from Triple-A in a corresponding move.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Julio Rodriguez prospects
  • Jarred Kelenic Returning To Seattle

    The Seattle Mariners are calling up outfield prospect Jarred Kelenic from Triple-A Tacoma on Sunday. It's unknown if he'll be in the starting lineup on Sunday against Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi, but there's a good chance he will be with rookie Julio Rodriguez (hand) leaving Saturday's game early after being hit by a pitch. Kelenic went just 12-for-86 (.140) with three home runs, 10 RBI, 10 runs scored and four stolen bases in 30 games for the M's earlier this year before being sent down. He was much better at Tacoma, slashing .288/.353/.550 with a .903 OPS, 11 long balls, 37 RBI, 34 runs scored and three stolen bases in 54 games. The 23-year-old should regularly be in Seattle's lineup, and his blend of power and speed makes him roster-worthy in all fantasy formats now that he's back in the bigs.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Jarred Kelenic
  • X-Rays Negative On Julio Rodriguez

    Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said that X-rays on rookie outfielder Julio Rodriguez's hand were "negative and he's going through ongoing assessments in Houston as we speak." Rodriguez was hit by a pitch on the hand on Saturday against the Houston Astros, but fortunately he didn't break anything in his hand. There's still a good chance he won't be in the lineup for the series finale against the division rivals on Sunday, but it looks like the young star won't have to miss extended time. The 21-year-old Dominican slugger made the All-Star team in his first MLB season and is hitting .271/.334/.482 with an .816 OPS, 18 home runs, 57 RBI, 55 runs scored and 21 stolen bases in his first 96 MLB games. J-Rod can do it all and is a must-start when he's in the lineup.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Julio Rodriguez prospects
  • Julio Rodriguez Undergoing X-Rays On Wrist

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez left Saturday's contest versus the Astros early after he was hit on the wrist by a pitch. The rookie stayed in the game to play defense, but was pulled before his next at-bat and will undergo X-rays on his wrist to find out the severity of the injury. Rodriguez stated that he would speak to the media on Sunday as managers tentatively hold their breath for no severe damage. He will likely sit for Sunday's finale and a trip to the IL shouldn't be ruled out either until we get the imaging results tomorrow.

    Jul 31 · Source via Mariners Julio Rodriguez prospects
  • Mariners Designate Marcus Wilson For Assignment

    The Mariners announced Saturday that they’ve designated outfielder Marcus Wilson for assignment and selected the contract of left-hander Brennan Bernardino from Triple-A Tacoma. Left-hander Tommy Milone, meanwhile, has been placed on the 15-day injured list due to a cervical muscle strain. Wilson made his MLB debut earlier this season, when Seattle selected his contract from…

    Jul 30 · MLB Trade Rumors Mariners Marcus Wilson
  • Reds Pick Up Noelvi Marte, Other Prospects Friday

    The Cincinnati Reds dealt starting pitcher Luis Castillo to the Seattle Mariners on Friday night in exchange for shortstops Noelvi Marte and Edwin Arroyo, right-hander Levi Stoudt and second baseman Dylan Moore. Marte (No. 1), Arroyo (No. 3) and Stoudt (No. 5) were all top-five prospects of the Mariners, according to MLB Pipeline, so Cincinnati really scored in a prospect-rich deal for Castillo. Marte is hitting .270/.360/.460 with an .820 OPS, 15 homers, 55 RBI and 12 steals in 84 games for High-A Everett after a slow start this year. There aren't many infielders with raw power like his, and he's shown a solid approach at the plate as well. His future home could be at third base, though. Arroyo, 18, is a switch-hitting shortstop who has done nothing but it at Low-A this year. Stoudt has struggled at Double-A, but he could eventually be a back-of-the-rotation starter for the Reds.

    Jul 29 · Source via Mariners Reds Edwin Arroyo Noelvi Marte Dylan Moore prospects
  • Mariners Claim Phillips Valdez Off Waivers From Red Sox

    The Mariners have claimed reliever Phillips Valdez off waivers from the Red Sox and optioned him to Triple-A Tacoma, per a club announcement. Seattle already had a pair of vacancies on the 40-man roster, so no additional moves were necessary. Valdez lost his roster spot in Boston earlier this week. The right-hander had made 13 appearances…

    Jul 29 · MLB Trade Rumors Red Sox Mariners Phillips Valdez
  • Diego Castillo Lands On Injured List

    The Seattle Mariners placed relief pitcher Diego Castillo (shoulder) on the 15-day injured list on Thursday with right shoulder inflammation and recalled right-hander Matt Brash from Triple-A Tacoma in a corresponding move. Castillo's injured-list placement is retroactive to July 26. On the season, the 28-year-old Dominican has gone 7-1 with a 3.93 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, six saves, four holds, 36 strikeouts and 17 walks in 36 2/3 innings in his second season with Seattle, mainly in a late-inning setup role in front of closer Paul Sewald. Andres Munoz and Matt Festa will see more late-inning work with Castillo on the sidelines for at least the next two weeks. In Castillo's last outing on Monday against the Texas Rangers, he allowed a solo home run while walking one and striking out one in one-third of an inning to pick up his fourth hold.

    Jul 28 · Source via Mariners Diego Castillo prospects
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