SEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that the Mariners have acquired right-handed pitcher Matt Magill from Minnesota in exchange for cash considerations.
With today’s transaction, the Mariners Major League, 40-man, roster is now at 40 players.
The Mariners will announce a corresponding 25-man roster move when Magill reports to the Major League club.
Magill, 29, was designated for assignment by Minnesota on July 18. He was 2-0 with a 4.45 ERA (14 ER, 28.1 IP) with 36 strikeouts and 15 walks in 28 relief appearances with the Twins this season. In his first 14 outings of the season, spanning April 26-June 1, he posted a 1.35 ERA (2 ER, 13.1 IP with 18 strikeouts and 5 walks while going 1-0. He began the season on the 10-day Injured List with right shoulder tendinitis. After making 5 appearances (1 start) on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester, he was reinstated from the IL on April 26.
Magill made his Major League debut with Los Angeles-NL on April 27, 2013 vs. Milwaukee. He has appeared in parts of 4 Major League seasons with the Dodgers (2013), Reds (2016) and Twins (2018-19), posting a record of 5-5 with a 4.69 ERA (61 ER, 117.0 IP) with 119 strikeouts and 71 walks in 79 career appearances (6 starts). He was originally selected by the Dodgers in the 31st round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of Royal (CA) High School.