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Injuries & Moves: Festa rejoins bullpen

May 20, 2022

Keep track of the Mariners’ recent transactions and injury updates throughout the season.

Lewis smashes 464-foot HR on first swing of rehab stint

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May 4, 2022

HOUSTON -- Given all that he has been through on his nearly one-year road to recovery, and the unknown of how he’d bounce back following his third knee surgery last summer, what Kyle Lewis did on Tuesday had to be a hugely welcome sight to him and the Mariners. On

Gonzales avoids worst after liner hits wrist

Southpaw leaves game in first but hopes to make his next start Monday
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April 27, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Mariners avoided a significant injury Wednesday when left-hander Marco Gonzales was hit on his pitching arm by a 109 mph comebacker during the first inning of his start at Tropicana Field. Gonzales was diagnosed with a left wrist contusion, and X-rays were negative, the team announced

Servais, Acta out for Mariners; Sewald on COVID list

Negrón fills in as acting manager; RHP Murfee called up
@DKramer_
April 20, 2022

SEATTLE -- The Mariners’ COVID-19 outbreak continued on Wednesday, with manager Scott Servais and third-base coach Manny Acta testing positive. Both are vaccinated and must wait two days before undergoing another test. When they do, they’ll need to produce negative results on consecutive days and receive approval before returning. Leverage

Torrens lands on COVID list; several staff members also out

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April 19, 2022

SEATTLE -- The Mariners’ bout with COVID continued on Tuesday, as catcher Luis Torrens tested positive and was placed on the injured list, joining right fielder Mitch Haniger, who was shelved on Saturday. In a corresponding move, first baseman Mike Ford was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma. Multiple club support staff

Haniger out after testing positive for COVID

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April 16, 2022

SEATTLE -- The Mariners will indefinitely be without their top run producer, as Mitch Haniger tested positive for COVID on Saturday and was placed on the injured list. Haniger must remain away from the team for at least five days and test negative in consecutive days and show no symptoms

Dunn exits rehab outing, season in question

Mariners were looking for right-hander to help bolster their bullpen for stretch run
September 17, 2021

KANSAS CITY -- Justin Dunn started his long-awaited rehab assignment on Thursday night with Triple-A Tacoma, the first steps toward a return to the mound for the Mariners after he had been sidelined since June 17 with right shoulder inflammation. Unfortunately for Dunn and Seattle, though, the right-hander's outing ended

Dunn throws sim game, still eyes '21 return

September 10, 2021

SEATTLE -- Justin Dunn pitched a simulated game on Friday in his bid to return to the Mariners before the end of the season. The right-hander threw about 20 pitches and faced about a half-dozen batters from the mound at T-Mobile Park about four hours before the series opener against

Lewis (knee) shut down for the rest of '21

@DKramer_
September 7, 2021

HOUSTON -- Despite diligent efforts, exhaustive rehab and tireless determination, Kyle Lewis’ 2021 season will not continue, Mariners manager Scott Servais said Tuesday. Seattle’s center fielder recently suffered a bone bruise in the right knee that he underwent surgery on in June, Servais said from Minute Maid Park, where Seattle

Lewis experiences 'setback' in rehab

Outfielder will only come back if he’s at '100 percent'
@JakeDRill
September 3, 2021

PHOENIX -- Kyle Lewis’ rehab plans -- and his potential return to the Mariners in 2021 -- have again been put on hold. On Friday, manager Scott Servais shared that Lewis experienced “a little setback here over the last few days” with soreness in his injured right knee and isn’t

Lewis' rehab plan delayed; Marmolejos back

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August 30, 2021

SEATTLE -- Kyle Lewis did not begin a Minor League rehab assignment on Monday, as he and the Mariners had hoped he would, after the center fielder came out of baserunning and sliding drills on Sunday feeling general body soreness. Mariners manager Scott Servais indicated that Lewis’ issue was not

Lewis 'moving around better,' rehab soon?

Servais hopes outfielder can provide boost to Mariners in final weeks
@TheDanGuerrero
August 29, 2021

With the calendar nearing September, Mariners manager Scott Servais said he is hopeful Kyle Lewis can begin a rehab assignment as early as Monday or Tuesday. Servais said Lewis, who went through pregame workouts on Friday and Saturday, was “moving around better” after his most recent workout. “He went through

Lewis 'feeling much better,' to rehab soon

Mariners want star OF to be 'completely healthy' before returning
@justdelossantos
August 23, 2021

OAKLAND -- Outfielder Kyle Lewis has ramped up his baseball activities in recent days, and the Mariners are hopeful that he could start a rehab assignment as soon as this weekend, per manager Scott Servais. “He’s feeling much better,” Servais said. “All positive. He continues to work really hard and

OF Fraley placed on COVID injured list

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July 18, 2021

ANAHEIM -- Jake Fraley was placed on the COVID-19 injured list ahead of Seattle’s three-game series finale against the Angels on Sunday. In a corresponding 26-man roster move, Seattle recalled outfielder Dillon Thomas from Triple-A Tacoma. Fraley, a third-year outfielder, has been experiencing symptoms the past few days but didn’t

Dipoto talks White, Lewis injuries

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July 10, 2021

SEATTLE -- Evan White’s left hip flexor strain is far “more ominous” than he or the Mariners initially anticipated, general manager Jerry Dipoto said ahead of Saturday’s game against the Angels, and the first baseman’s trajectory could be leaning toward missing the rest of the season. Dipoto added that the

Sheffield (forearm) also has oblique strain

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July 8, 2021

SEATTLE -- It’s going to be a while before Justus Sheffield returns to the Mariners’ rotation. The 25-year-old was placed on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday with a left forearm strain, but Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto revealed on his weekly radio hit that Sheffield is also dealing with

Sheffield goes on IL with left forearm strain

@DKramer_
July 8, 2021

SEATTLE -- One day after saying that he was not at 100-percent health, Justus Sheffield was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left forearm strain on Wednesday, a concerning development given the possible severity of the injury and the prolonged struggles he’s had over the past month. In

Servais 'optimistic' Haniger could avoid IL

Mariners OF day to day after fouling ball off left knee; Cruz returns to Seattle
@DKramer_
June 14, 2021

Mitch Haniger and the Mariners received a big dose of relief on Monday, when Haniger's left knee responded more positively than it initially appeared it would after he needed to be helped off the field during Sunday's win at Cleveland. Haniger was out of the lineup for Monday’s series opener

Graveman returns from COVID IL, joins 'pen

Right-hander Dunn activated from 10-day IL; Ríos, Middleton optioned
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June 11, 2021

CLEVELAND -- After 19 long days, the Mariners finally have their best reliever back. Kendall Graveman was activated from the COVID IL ahead of Friday’s series opener against Cleveland and will return to the bullpen after a nearly month-long hiatus. “I’m just thankful I'm healthy,” Graveman said at Progressive Field.

Notes: Long returns; Graveman to Tacoma

@DKramer_
June 8, 2021

DETROIT -- Shed Long Jr.’s long road to recovery from a stress fracture in his right shin has finally culminated with a return to the big leagues. Seattle’s second baseman was reinstated from the 60-day injured list on Monday and was in the Mariners’ lineup for the series opener against

Kikuchi's strong outing derailed by injury

@TheDanGuerrero
June 6, 2021

ANAHEIM -- Mariners left-hander Yusei Kikuchi was forced to exit Saturday night's 12-5 loss to the Halos at Angel Stadium with a right knee contusion after taking a grounder off his leg in the fifth inning. Kikuchi was hit on the inside of his right knee by a 94.7 mph

Rotation takes another hit with Dunn on IL

@DKramer_
June 3, 2021

SEATTLE -- Just as the Mariners’ rotation seemed to be finally getting healthy, Justin Dunn was placed on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday with right shoulder inflammation. The transaction took place an hour prior to first pitch, with multi-inning reliever Robert Dugger taking Dunn’s roster spot, and one day

Lewis eyes second opinion on meniscus tear

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June 2, 2021

SEATTLE -- Kyle Lewis is seeking a second opinion on the right meniscus tear that sent him to the 10-day injured list on Tuesday, Mariners manager Scott Servais announced ahead of Wednesday’s series finale against Oakland. Servais anticipates that the reigning American League Rookie of the Year will make a

Lewis exits early with right knee discomfort

@DKramer_
May 31, 2021

SEATTLE -- Kyle Lewis exited Monday’s 6-5 win over the A’s with right knee discomfort, the Mariners announced, a possibly concerning development for the reigning American League Rookie of the Year. Lewis experienced the issue when making a leaning jump deep into the right-center-field gap when attempting to track down

Graveman lands on COVID injured list

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May 23, 2021

SAN DIEGO -- Kendall Graveman became the latest Mariner to hit the injured list, representing the club's 13th player currently shelved. Seattle’s best reliever was placed on the IL for COVID-related reasons ahead of Sunday’s series finale against the Padres, Mariners manager Scott Servais confirmed after the club’s 9-2 loss.