Sucre, Triunfel Join Mariners, Andino DFA'd - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Sucre, Triunfel Join Mariners, Andino DFA'd

Updated:

There were multiple reports of moves being made by the Mariners during their off day on Thursday and Friday, the team made them official.

The Mariners selected catcher Jesus Sucre from Triple-A Tacoma, recalled infielder Carlos Triunfel and designated infielder Robert Andino for assignment.

Sucre and Triunfel will both be in uniform for Friday's game against Rangers, with Sucre getting the start behind the plate and hitting eighth. It will be his Major League debut.

Sucre was hitting .302 with five RBIs for Tacoma, but is known more for his defensive prowess. He replaces Jesus Montero on the 25-man roster, who was optioned to Tacoma on Thursday.

Triunfel appeared in 10 games with the Mariners last season, hitting .227 with two doubles and three RBIs. Triunfel, 23, was hitting .300 with 14 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 19 RBIs in 44 games with Tacoma this season.

Andino, 29, signed with the Mariners during the offseason as a utility infielder, but was unable to get going at the plate, hitting .184 in 29 games. The Mariners have 10 days to trade, release or outright Andino to the minors.

  • Pro SportsProMore>>

  • Zduriencik Addresses Baccala, Montero Fight In Boise

    Zduriencik Addresses Baccala, Montero Fight In Boise

    Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik issued the following statement today regarding an incident that took place during last night's game between the Everett AquaSox (Seattle's short-A affiliate in the Northwest League) and the Boise Hawks (the short-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs)...>>
    Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik issued the following statement today regarding an incident that took place during last night's game between the Everett AquaSox (Seattle's short-A affiliate in the Northwest League) and the Boise Hawks (the short-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs)...>>
  • Americans Drop Pre-Season Opener at Everett Tournament

    Americans Drop Pre-Season Opener at Everett Tournament

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:15:02 GMT
    The Tri-City Americans dropped their preseason opener against the Seattle Thunderbirds, 4-0, at Comcast Arena in the opening game of the Everett Preseason Tournament.  >>
    The Tri-City Americans dropped their preseason opener against the Seattle Thunderbirds, 4-0, at Comcast Arena in the opening game of the Everett Preseason Tournament.  >>
  • Indian Canyon's Kathy Gildersleeve-Jensen Wins PGA Teacher Of The Year

    Indian Canyon's Kathy Gildersleeve-Jensen Wins PGA Teacher Of The Year

     For the first time, two PGA Professionals from the Pacific Northwest Section received PGA National Awards in the same year. Roger Wallace of Polson Bay GC in Polson, MT was awarded the 2014 PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award and Kathy Gildersleeve-Jensen of Indian Canyon GC in Spokane, WA, was named the 2014 PGA Teacher of the Year.>>
     For the first time, two PGA Professionals from the Pacific Northwest Section received PGA National Awards in the same year. Roger Wallace of Polson Bay GC in Polson, MT was awarded the 2014 PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award and Kathy Gildersleeve-Jensen of Indian Canyon GC in Spokane, WA, was named the 2014 PGA Teacher of the Year.
    >>