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Mariners set Opening Day roster

Peralta selected from AAA Tacoma; Brantly designated for assignment; Furbush, Scribner to 15-day DL

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jerry Dipoto announced the following roster moves today:


Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jerry Dipoto announced the following roster moves today:


Selected from AAA Tacoma (1):

Right-Handed Pitcher:       Joel Peralta


Designated for Assignment (1):

Catcher:                           Rob Brantly

                Seattle has 10 days to trade, release or outright the contract of Brantly to the Minors.


Re-Assigned to Minor League Camp (4):

Right-Handed Pitchers (2): Blake Parker, Donn Roach

Infielder (1):                      Efren Navarro

Outfielder (1):                   Daniel Robertson


Placed on 15-Day Disabled List (2) - retroactive to March 25:

Left-Handed Pitcher (1):    Charlie Furbush (left shoulder biceps tendinitis)

Right-Handed Pitcher (1):  Evan Scribner (strained latissimus dorsi, right shoulder)


Today's roster moves set the Mariners Opening Day roster at 25 players, plus four players on the disabled list.


Seattle opens the 2016 season on Monday, April 4 at the Texas Rangers in Globe Life Park. Game time is 1:05 p.m. (PT).


Here is a look at the club's Opening Day roster…please note new numbers for Dae-Ho Lee and Nick Vincent.


          Pitchers (12+3)                                

34      HERNANDEZ, Felix                    RHP

18      IWAKUMA, Hisashi                   RHP

20      MILEY, Wade                              LHP

44      WALKER, Taijuan                       RHP

13      KARNS, Nathan                         RHP


53      BENOIT, Joaquin                       RHP

31      CISHEK, Steve                           RHP

37      MONTGOMERY, Mike              LHP

38      NUÑO, Vidal                              LHP

62      PERALTA, Joel                            RHP

50      VINCENT, Nick                           RHP

55      ZYCH, Tony                                 RHP


29      COOK, Ryan - 60-day DL            RHP

41      FURBUSH, Charlie - DL               LHP

58      SCRIBNER, Evan - DL                  RHP


             Catchers (2+1)                  

32      CLEVENGER, Steve                         C

33      IANNETTA, Chris                             C


  2      SUCRE, Jesus - 60-day DL              C


          Infielders (6)                                    

22      CANÓ, Robinson 2B

10      LEE, Dae-Ho                                INF

26      LIND, Adam                                 1B

  4      MARTE, Ketel                              INF

16      SARDIÑAS, Luis                           INF

15      SEAGER, Kyle                               3B

        Outfielders (5)                                 

  8      AOKI, Norichika                          OF

23      CRUZ, Nelson                             OF/DH

21      GUTIERREZ, Franklin                 OF

12      MARTIN, Leonys                        OF

99      ROBERTSON, Daniel*               OF

  7      SMITH, Seth                               OF

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