Left-handed pitcher Danny Hultzen was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma, where he will continue his recovery from shoulder surgery. The move means he will not accrue major-league service time while on the disabled list. Left-handed pitcher Anthony Fernandez and outfielder Julio Morban were optioned to Double-A Jackson.
The club also reassigned 10 non-roster invites to minor-league camp, including five right-handed pitchers: Jonathan Arias, Andrew Carraway, Stephen Kohlscheen, Mark Rogers and Chance Ruffin. Also reassigned were left-handed pitcher James Gillheeney, catchers John Hicks and Manny Pina, infielder Gabriel Noriega and outfielder Burt Reynolds.
Minor-league camp opened Wednesday for pitchers and catchers. The first full minor-league workouts are Tuesday.
The moves leave 55 players in big-league camp, including 18 non-roster invites. Here’s the list (an asterisk denotes a non-roster invite):
Right-handed pitchers (20): Scott Baker*, Logan Bawcom, Blake Beavan, Danny Farquhar, Felix Hernandez, Hisashi Iwakuma, Logan Kensing*, Dominic Leone*, Brandon Maurer, Yoervis Medina, Zach Miner*, Hector Noesi, Matt Palmer*, Stephen Pryor, Erasmo Ramirez, Ramon Ramirez*, Fernando Rodney, Carson Smith*, Taijuan Walker and Tom Wilhelmsen.
Left-handed pitchers (eight): Joe Beimel*, Roenis Elias*, Charlier Furbush, Nick Hill*, Bobby LaFromboise, Lucas Luetge, James Paxton and Randy Wolf*.
Catchers (five): John Buck, Mike Dowd*, Humberto Quintero*, Jesus Sucre and Mike Zunino.
Infielders (13): Willie Bloomquist, Robinson Cano, Ji-Man Choi, Nick Franklin, Ty Kelly*, Brad Miller, Jesus Montero, Logan Morrison, Kyle Seager, Justin Smoak, Chris Taylor*, Nate Tenbrink* and Carlos Triunfel.
Outfielders (nien): Dustin Ackley, Abraham Almonte, Xavier Avery, Endy Chavez*, Cole Gillespie*, Corey Hart, James Jones, Stephen Romero and Michael Saunders.
More Sports Headlines
Big humpy run forecast by experts Seahawks' Chancellor reportedly seeking more money, may hold out UW coach Petersen not looking forward to Boise return D-backs rock Felix, sweep M's with 8-2 win South Snohomish advances to West Region semifinals AquaSox fall to Volcanoes 5-4 in 10 after late miscue M’s notebook: Cano sits with abdominal strain Report: Phillies agree to trade Hamels to Texas
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.