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Right-handed pitcher Mike Wright outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma

Wright was designated for assignment on Friday
July 7, 2019

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

  • Mike Wright, RHP, outrighted to AAA Tacoma. With today’s roster move, the Mariners Major League, 40-man, remains at 39. Wright, 29, was designated for assignment on Friday,

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

  • Mike Wright, RHP, outrighted to AAA Tacoma.

With today’s roster move, the Mariners Major League, 40-man, remains at 39.

Wright, 29, was designated for assignment on Friday, July 5. He had been selected from AAA Tacoma on June 23. Wright appeared in 2 games between June 23-July 5, allowing 2 ER in 5.0 innings pitched. Wright was previously designated for assignment by Seattle on May 19 and outrighted to AAA Tacoma on May 22. With the Rainiers, he was 0-1, 2.66 (6 ER, 20.1 IP) in 6 games, 4 starts. He was acquired by Seattle from Baltimore on April 24 after the Orioles designated him for assignment on April 21. With the Mariners from April 24-May 22, he did not record a decision, appearing in 7 games (11.0 IP) and allowing 11 ER (9.00 ERA). In 10 relief appearances with the Orioles this season, he was 0-1 with 1 save (2 opportunities) with a 9.45 ERA (14 ER, 13.1 IP), 14 strikeouts and 7 walks. Overall this season, he is 0-1 with 1 save and an 8.28 ERA (29.1 IP, 27 ER) in a combined 19 games with Baltimore and Seattle.

Wright has appeared in parts of 5 Major League seasons with Baltimore (2015-19) and Seattle (2019), compiling a career record of 10-12 with 1 save and a 6.03 ERA (173 ER, 258.0 IP) with 208 strikeouts and 99 walks in 110 career games (23 starts). He made his Major League debut with the Orioles on May 17, 2015 vs. the Angels. He was originally selected by Baltimore in the 3rd round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of East Carolina University.