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Mariners recall former Spokane Indian Tim Hulett

SEATTLE, Wash. - Seattle Mariners Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Lee Pelekoudas announced Sunday that the Mariners have recalled infielder Tug Hulett from AAA Tacoma. 

The Mariners also announced that they have placed infielder/outfielder Willie Bloomquist on the 15-day disabled list, with a strained right hamstring. Bloomquist was injured running to first base in the 10th inning Saturday night.
 
30-year old Bloomquist appeared in 71 games at six positions this season, including 40 starts, hitting .279 with 32 runs scored, a double, nine RBI, 14 stolen bases and 25 walks. His 14 stolen bases are second most on the team and he has been successful in 12 of his last 13 attempts. He had also been hitting .351 against left-handed pitching this year.

Since June 1, is batting .313 with 24 runs scored, a double, seven RBI and 10 stolen bases.
 
25-year old Hulett was acquired by Seattle from Texas in exchange for INF Ben Broussard on Dec. 12, 2007. He made his Major League debut earlier this year on July 12 at Kansas City, recording his first career hit in the fifth inning. He is the son of former Major League infielder Tim Hulett.

In 90 games with AAA Tacoma he was hitting .298 with 22 doubles, 14 homers and 47 RBI. This will be his second stint with the Mariners, was selected from Tacoma on July 10 and sent back to the minors on July 17.

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