With today's move, the Mariners Major League, 40-man, roster remains full. Seattle now has 21 players invited to Spring Training. (Major League camp will have 62 total players: 40 roster players, 1 player currently on suspended list and 21 non-roster invitees).
Sucre, 28, appeared in only 9 games over two stints (7/6-20 & 9/2-end of season) with Seattle in 2016 due to an injury, batting .480 (12x25) with 4 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 home run, 5 RBI and 2 walks. He was on the 60-day disabled list from March 1 to July 6 after having surgery to repair damage in his right ankle on Jan. 26, 2016 in Seattle. He sustained a fractured right fibula during winter ball in Venezuela. In two stints with AAA Tacoma after being activated from the disabled list, Sucre hit .300 (24x80) with 6 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 10 RBI and 3 walks.
Sucre was signed by the Mariners as a minor league free on July 19, 2011. Over parts of four seasons with Seattle (2013-16), he hit .209 (50x239) with 18 runs scored, 10 doubles, 2 home runs, 20 RBI and 10 walks in 88 career games. Sucre was originally signed by the Atlanta Braves as a non-drafted free agent on May 20, 2005.