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Big day for the Mariners 40-man roster

Post by Larry Larue / The News Tribune on Nov. 19, 2010 at 10:13 am with 2 Comments »
November 19, 2010 10:22 am

The Seattle Mariners pared their 40-man major league roster to 29 over the last five weeks, shedding what some might consider dead wood to make room for more promising talent throughout the farm system.

By 9 p.m. tonight, they’ll have added minor league players to that roster to keep them safe from December’s Rule 5 draft. General manager Jack Zduriencik is making final decisions as you read this. An announcement is expected later today.

Here are the 29 players currently on the 40-man roster:

Pitchers (13): David Aardsma, Dan Cortes, Doug Fister, Luke French, Felix Hernandez, Shawn Kelley, Brandon League, Garrett Olson, Edward Paredes, David Pauley, Ryan Rowland-Smith, Jason Vargas and Anthony Varvaro.

Catchers (2): Rob Johnson and Adam Moore.

Infielders (9): Dustin Ackley, Mike Carp, Chone Figgins, Jose Lopez, Matt Mangini, Justin Smoak, Matt Tuiasosopo, Jack Wilson and Josh Wilson.

Outfielders (5): Milton Bradley, Franklin Gutierrez, Greg Halman, Michael Saunders and Ichiro Suzuki.

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  1. That list is depressing.

  2. one of the best AA teams around!

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