OAKLAND, Calif. -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that outfielder Mac Williamson has been outrighted to AAA Tacoma.
Williamson, 28, was designated for assignment by the Mariners yesterday (7/16). He was signed by Seattle as a minor league free agent June 5 and selected from Tacoma that day. He had declined a minor league assignment from the San Francisco Giants on June 1. In 25 games with Seattle he was hitting .182 (14x77) with 3 home runs and 10 RBI with 9 walks and 26 strikeouts. Williamson had a double, a home run and 7 RBI in 15 games with the Giants while hitting .118 (6-for-51) in 15 games between May 7 and May 24. He started the season at AAA Sacramento where he hit .378 (31x82) with 4 doubles, 9 home runs and 22 RBI in 23 games.
Williamson was originally selected by the Giants in the 3rd round of the 2012 Major League First-Year Player Draft. He has appeared in the Majors in parts of 5 seasons with San Francisco (2015-19) and Seattle (2019-c). In his MLB career, Mac has combined for a .203 (88x434) average with 10 doubles, 1 triple, 17 home runs and 50 RBI in 160 games.