The Seattle Mariners continue to make roster moves. Catcher Brandon Bantz has been called up by the M’s from triple-A Tacoma to serve as back-up to Kelly Shoppach. Bantz replaces Jesus Sucre who is expected to miss a few days with a hand injury.
Infielder Carlos Triunfel has been sent back down to Tacoma and outfielder Franklin Gutierrez has been added to the 60-day disabled list to clear a spot on the Mariners 40-man roster. Guti will be eligible to come off the DL June 22nd.