PEORIA, Ariz. -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jack Zduriencik announced the following roster moves at the Mariners Major League spring camp Friday afternoon to set the Opening Day roster.

Optioned to AAA Tacoma (4):

Right-Handed Pitcher (2):  Blake Beavan, Brandon Maurer

Left-Handed Pitcher (1):    Lucas Luetge

Infielder (1):                      Nick Franklin

Re-Assigned to Minor League Camp (6):

Right-Handed Pitcher (4):  Zach Miner, Dominic Leone, Ramon Ramirez, Carson Smith

Catcher (1):                      Humberto Quintero

Outfielder (1):                   Endy Chavez

Selected/Added to 40-Man Roster (2):

Left-Handed Pitcher (2)     Roenis Elias, Joe Beimel

Designated for Assignment (2):

Outfielder (1):                   Xavier Avery

Infielder (1):                      Carlos Triunfel

Today’s roster moves leave the Mariners with 28 players in their Major League camp, with three players likely to be placed on the disabled list (RHP Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP Taijuan Walker, RHP Stephen Pryor) in the coming days.

Mariners Manager Lloyd McClendon has also set his starting rotation for the first road trip of the season:

Day

Date

Time

Opponent

Mariners Starting Pitcher

Monday

3/31

7:05 pm

@LAA

Felix Hernandez (RHP)

Tuesday

4/1

7:05 pm

@LAA

Erasmo Ramirez (RHP)

Wednesday

4/2

7:05 pm

@LAA

James Paxton (LHP)

Thursday

4/3

7:05 pm

@OAK

Roenis Elias (LHP)

Friday

4/4

7:05 pm

@OAK

Chris Young (RHP)

Saturday

4/5

1:05 pm

@OAK

Felix Hernandez (RHP)

Sunday

4/6

1:05 pm

@OAK

Erasmo Ramirez (RHP)

 

Here is a look at the club’s current spring roster. The official roster for the 2014 season must be set by noon on Sunday, March 30. The Mariners open the 2014 season Monday, March 31 vs. the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim:

Pitchers (15)                                 

40     FARQUHAR, Danny              RHP

34     HERNANDEZ, Felix              RHP

18     IWAKUMA, Hisashi ^            RHP

31     MEDINA, Yoervis                   RHP

45     NOESI, Hector                       RHP

46     PRYOR, Stephen ^                RHP

50     RAMIREZ, Erasmo                RHP

56     RODNEY, Fernando             RHP

32     WALKER, Taijuan ^               RHP

54     WILHELMSEN, Tom             RHP

53     YOUNG, Chris                        RHP

97     BEIMEL, Joe                           LHP

81     ELIAS, Roenis                        LHP

41     FURBUSH, Charlie               LHP

65     PAXTON, James                   LHP

Catchers (2)                     

4        BUCK, John                                 C

3        ZUNINO, Mike                             C

Infielders (6)                                 

8        BLOOMQUIST, Willie            UTL

22     CANO, Robinson                      2B

5        MILLER, Brad                           INF

20     MORRISON, Logan            1B/OF

15     SEAGER, Kyle                         INF

17     SMOAK, Justin                          1B

Outfielders (5)                              

13     ACKLEY, Dustin                       OF

36     ALMONTE, Abraham              OF

27     HART, Corey                       OF/1B

7        ROMERO, Stefen                     OF

55     SAUNDERS, Michael              OF                                                         

 

^ will be placed on disabled list