Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced the following roster moves:
- James Jones, OF, recalled from AAA Tacoma
- Erasmo Ramirez, RHP, optioned to AAA Tacoma (post-game 8/10)
Jones, 25, is in his third stint with Seattle this season, and has hit .258 (75x291) with 38 runs, 8 doubles, 4 triples, 8 RBI with 20 stolen bases in 21 attempts in 79 games over two stints with the Mariners this season. In his most recent 8-game stint with AAA Tacoma is hitting .257 (9x35) with 5 runs, 2 doubles, 2 triples and 4 RBI. In 28 games with the Rainiers this season, he has hit .296 (34x115) with 5 doubles, 3 triples, 2 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 stolen bases.
Ramirez, 24, tossed 4.1 shutout innings last night but did not factor in the decision. In four stints with the Mariners, he is 1-5 with a 4.06 ERA (29 ER, 64.1 IP) with 54 strikeouts. In his last 6 starts he is 0-1 with a 1.15 ERA (4 ER, 31.1 IP) with 26 strikeouts, lowering his ERA from 6.82 to 4.06. Overall with Tacoma this season is 3-5 with a 3.76 ERA (29 ER, 69.1 IP) with 51 strikeouts in 12 starts. Also made one start with High-A High Desert.