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Taylor hits first 2 Triple-A homers in Rainiers win

Few will confuse Tacoma Rainiers shortstop Chris Taylor for a power hitter. He sure doesn’t.

“That’s not my game,” he said. “I just think about getting on base and let the big guys hit me in.”

That didn’t seem to stop Taylor, the Mariners’ 2013 minor league player of the year, from hitting two home runs in two consecutive at bats – the first two of his Triple-A career – and a double his fourth plate appearance Monday in an 8-5 rain-shortened victory against the Sacramento River Cats at Cheney Stadium.

Taylor, 23, went 3-for-4 to up his batting average

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Quick notes on the coming roster moves — CarlosTriunfel will be joining the Mariners

Update: Carlos Triunfel is headed back to Sea-Tac after flying to Reno with the Rainiers. He will replace Robert Andino, who will likely be DFA’d after word of being placed on waivers leaked today.

Jesus Sucre will be added to the 25-man roster later. That much is for certain. The corresponding roster move to open space for Sucre on the 40-man roster wasn’t as certain.

Then there was this …


So that’s interesting.

But according to a source within the Mariners, the plan was and still is to DFA a minor league player on the 40-man – I’m

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