Mariners Recall LHP Lucas Luetge, Option LHP Roenis Elias

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

  •        Lucas Luetge, LHP, recalled from AAA Tacoma
  •        Roenis Elias, LHP, optioned to AAA Tacoma (post-game 8/7)

Luetge (LIT-key) will be in uniform (#44) for tonight's 7:10 pm game vs. the Chicago White Sox.

Luetge, 27, has made four appearances with the Mariners over three previous stints. In 33 appearances with the Rainiers he is 3-1 with 2 saves and a 3.38 ERA (19 ER, 50.2 IP).

Elias, 25, was optioned to the minors after earning the win Thursday vs. the White Sox. The left-hander is 9-9 with a 4.14 ERA (62 ER, 134.2 IP) in 23 starts during his rookie season. Elias leads all Major League rookie pitchers in games started (23), innings pitched (134.2) and ranks 3rd with 122 strikeouts.