(3/18/2007) The Mariners optioned INFs Michael Garciaparra, Bryan LaHair and Oswaldo Navarro, OFs Wladimir Balentien, LHP Travis Blackley, LHP Ryan Rowand-Smith and Michael Wilson to Triple-A Tacoma. Also, they reassigned Cs Jeff Clement and Rob Johnson, LHP Jim Parque, RHP Carlos Alvarado, RHP Jesse Foppert, RHP Juan Sandoval, C Luis Oliveras and SS Matt Tuiasosopo to minor-league camp and released LHP Matt Perisho.
Mariners hand out spring invites
(2/1/2007) The Mariners signed C Luis Oliveros, RHP Jesse Foppert, RHP Jorge Campillo, RHP Juan Sandoval, RHP Renee Cortez, RHP Aaron Small, RHP Carlos Alvarado and RHP Justin Lehr to minor league contracts and invited them to spring training. Also, they invited non-roster C Jeff Clement, C Rob Johnson, OF Rayon Lampe, RHP Brandon Morrow and 3B Matt Tuiasosopo to spring training.
M's outright Oliveros to minors
(7/13/2006) The Mariners optioned outfielder Shin-Soo Choo to Triple-A Tacoma and outrighted catcher Luis Oliveros to Class A Inland Empire. Infielder Greg Dobbs and outfielder Adam Jones will be added to Seattle's 25-man roster Friday. Jones, who converted to outfield after last season, has appeared 70 games in center field and 11 games in right. Jones recorded a 20-game hit streak, hitting .376 with 21 runs scored, two doubles, four home runs, seven stolen bases and 14 RBI from June 14-July 8.
C Oliveros brought up to bigs
(7/11/2006) The Mariners purchased the contract of C Luis Oliveros from Double-A San Antonio over the weekend.