07/31/2010 3:29 PM ET
Mariners recall RHP Sean White and INF Matt Tuiasosopo from AAA Tacoma
1B Justin Smoak optioned to AAA Tacoma and OF Milton Bradley placed on 15-day disabled list
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today that the Mariners have made the following roster moves.
- RHP Sean White recalled from AAA Tacoma.
- INF/OF Matt Tuiasosopo recalled from AAA Tacoma.
- OF Milton Bradley placed on 15-day disabled list (retro to July 27) with right knee patellar tendonitis.
- 1B Justin Smoak optioned to AAA Tacoma.
Tuiasosopo (#27) and White (#46) are available for tonight's game against the Twins at Target Field (6:10 CT / 4:10 PT).
Tuiasosopo, 24, will be making his third stint with the Mariners. He has appeared in 24 games with Seattle and is batting .167 (9x54) with one home run. He has seen action at 5 different positions (1B - 8, 2B - 2, 3B - 3, SS - 6, LF - 2). He was optioned to Tacoma on June 22, where he hit .235 (27x115) with 5 doubles, 5 home runs and 16 RBI in 30 games. Overall he hit .252 (36x143) in 38 games with the Rainiers (6 2B, 5 HR, 21 RBI).
White, 29, will also be making his third stint with the Mariners. He was optioned to Tacoma on July 15 and has not allowed an earned run in 6 appearances (8.2 IP) since rejoining the Rainiers. With the Mariners, White has not recorded a decision in 25 relief appearances, posting a 5.85 ERA (16 ER, 21.0 IP).
Bradley, 32, has not played since July 26 suffering from patellar tendonitis in his right knee. He is eligible to come off the disabled list on Aug. 11. In 72 games with the Mariners this season, Bradley is batting .205 (50x244) with 9 doubles, 1 triple, 8 home runs and 29 RBI.
Smoak, 23, has appeared in 16 games since being acquired from the Texas Rangers on July 9 as part of a 6-player deal for LHP Cliff Lee and RHP Mark Lowe. He is batting .159 (10x63) with 2 home runs and 5 RBI for the Mariners, and .198 (59x298) in 86 games with the Mariners and Rangers (10 HR, 39 RBI). Smoak opened the season with AAA Oklahoma City where he hit .300 (15x50) with 2 home runs in 15 games.