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Mariners recall Gutierrez, designate Harang

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jack Zduriencik announced today the following roster moves:

  • OF FRANKLIN GUTIERREZ recalled from rehabilitation assignment at AAA Tacoma, and activated from 15-day DL.
  • RHP AARON HARANG designated for assignment

Gutierrez, 30, will join the team for tonight's 7:10 pm contest versus the Texas Rangers in at Safeco Field. He is in tonight's starting lineup batting third and playing right field.

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Gutierrez has spent most of this season on the disabled list battling right hamstring issues. He was on the disabled list twice this season with a strained right hamstring: May 16-June 2, and June 25-today. The DL stints included four rehabilitation assignments to AAA Tacoma: May 16-June 2; June 12-22; July 18-Aug. 6 and Aug. 11-25.

On his current rehab assignment (Aug. 11-25), Gutierrez hit .179 (7-for-39) with 5 runs, 4 doubles, 3 RBI, 5 walks and 13 strikeouts. In 47 games with the Rainiers overall, he hit .211 (41-for-194) with 16 doubles, 3 home runs 25 RBI, 15 walks and 60 strikeouts.

Gutierrez has played 18 games with the Mariners this season, posting a .267 average (16-for-60) with 4 doubles, 5 home runs, 11 RBI, 2 walks and 15 strikeouts.

Harang, 35, started 22 games for Seattle this season, compiling a 5-11, 5.76 mark. In 120.1 innings pitched, he allowed 133 hits and 77 earned runs.

Seattle now has 10 days to trade, release or outright the contract of Harang to the minors.

 

GUTIERREZ's PLAYING RECORD

 

YEAR     CLUB                         AVG        G       AB      R        H        TB      2B    3B     HR      RBI    BB     SO     SB   CS   SLG     OBP

2001      GCL Dodgers             .269       56      234    38      63        91      16      0        4        30     16      39        9      3   .389     .324

2002      South Georgia           .283       92      361    61    102      164      18      4      12        45    31      88      13      4   .454     .344

              Las Vegas                 .300         2        10      2        3          5        2      0        0          2    1        4        0      0   .500     .364

2003      Vero Beach                .282     110      425    65    120      218      28      5      20        68     39    111      17      5   .513     .345

              Jacksonville                .313       18        67    12      21        40        3      2        4        12   7      20        3      3   .597     .387

2004      Akron                         .302       70      262    38      79      122      24      2        5        35     23      77        6      3   .466     .372

              Buffalo                       .148         7        27      4        4          8        1      0        1          3    1      11        0      0   .296     .179

2005      Akron                         .261       95      383    70    100      162      25      2      11        42   30      77      14      4   .423     .322

              Buffalo                       .254       19        67    10      17        27        6      2        0          7   6      13        2      2   .403     .320

              CLEVELAND              .000         7          1      2        0          0        0      0        0          0     1        0        0      0   .000     .500

2006      Buffalo                       .278       90      349    63      97      151      27      0        9        38    49      84      13      8   .433     .373

              CLEVELAND              .272       43      136    21      37        49        9      0        1          8   3      28        0      0   .360     .288

2007      Buffalo                       .341       30      129    29      44        63        7      0        4        16      8      20        7      3   .488     .384

              CLEVELAND              .266     100      271    41      72      128      13      2      13        36      21      77        8      3   .472     .318

2008      CLEVELAND              .248     134      399    54      99      153      26      2        8        41      27      87        9      3   .383     .307

2009      SEATTLE                   .283     153      565    85    160      240      24      1      18        70    46    122      16      5   .425     .339

2010      SEATTLE                   .245     152      568    61    139      206      25      3      12        64     50    137      25      3   .363     .303

2011      Tacoma #                   .275       11        40      7      11        17        2      2        0          6       6        7        0      0   .425     .362

              SEATTLE                   .224       92      322    26      72        88      13      0        1        19    16      56      13      2   .273     .261

2012      Tacoma #                   .258       17        62    11      16        27        5      0        2          8   8      13        0      1   .435     .333

              SEATTLE                   .260       40      150    18      39        63      10      1        4        17      9      31        3      1   .420     .309

2013      SEATTLE                   .267       18        60      8      16        35        4      0        5        11   2      15        1      0   .583     .290

              Tacoma #                   .211       47      194    27      41        66      16      0        3        25      15      60        4      2   .340     .272

Minor Lg Totals                        .275     664    2610 437    718    1161    180    19      75      337    240    624      88    38   .445     .342

Mariners Totals                         .256     455    1665 198    426      632      76      5      40      181 123    361      58    11   .380     .308

ML Totals                                .256     739    2472 316    634      962    124      9      62      266     175    553      75    17   .389     .308

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