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Mariners outright RHP Pat Light to AAA Tacoma

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today the following roster move.

  • Pat Light, RHP, outrighted to AAA Tacoma.

Seattle's Major League, 40-man roster, is now at 39 players.

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today the following roster move.

  • Pat Light, RHP, outrighted to AAA Tacoma.

Seattle's Major League, 40-man roster, is now at 39 players.

Light, 26, has appeared in 2 games with AAA Tacoma after being claimed off waivers by the Mariners from Pittsburgh on June 17. He is 0-1 with a 21.60 ERA (4 ER, 1.2 IP) with 3 walks in 2 relief outings with the Rainiers. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound right-hander was designated for assignment by the Pirates on June 10. He'd spent the season at AAA Indianapolis, where he posted a 3-0, 3.76 mark with 4 saves (in 5 chances) in 22 games. He allowed 11 earned runs in 26.1 innings pitched, and struck out 20 while walking 15.

He appeared in the Majors with both Boston (2 games) and Minnesota (15 games) in 2016, posting a combined 0-1, 11.34 mark in 17 games. He allowed 21 ER in 16.2 innings and struck out 16 while walking 16. In his minor league career (2012-2017), Light is a combined 17-19 with 18 saves and a 4.39 ERA (159 ER, 325.2 IP) in 152 career games (49 starts). He has recorded 266 strikeouts and 132 walks. He was originally drafted by Boston in the 1st round of the 2012 June Draft out of Monmouth University.

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