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Mariners option Almonte to Class AAA Tacoma

Mariners option Almonte to Class AAA Tacoma

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The Seattle Mariners have optioned outfielder Abraham Almonte to Class AAA Tacoma following the Mariners 8-7 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday.

Although no corresponding roster move has been made but reports indicate that outfielder James Jones is expected to receive the call-up. Jones’ slash line is .313/.382/.450 in 20 games for the Rainiers in 2014. He has hit 2 home runs and drove in eight runs.

The Mariners return to action against Oakland on Monday. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. at the Oakland Coliseum.

(KPUG Newsroom – Tysen Allumbaugh)

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