Mariners announce Spring Training roster move

Mariners announce roster move

PEORIA, Ariz -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jack Zduriencik announced tonight that outfielder Corey Patterson, who was in camp as a non-roster player, has opted out of his contract.

Patterson is now a free agent, available to sign with any team.

Patterson appeared in 19 games this spring, and batted .216 (8-for-37) with 2 doubles, 2 home runs and 2 RBI.

Tonight's roster move leaves the Mariners with 32 players in their Major League Camp, 27 roster players and 5 non-roster invitees.

Here's a look at the club's current spring roster:

Pitchers (13+1)
53 Aardsma, David RHP
37 Colomé, Jesús* RHP
58 Fister, Doug RHP
34 Hernández, Félix RHP
23 Kelley, Shawn RHP
43 League, Brandon RHP
57 Lowe, Mark RHP
35 Snell, Ian RHP
54 Texeira, Kanekoa RHP
46 White, Sean RHP
45 Bedard, Erik - DL LHP
36 Lee, Cliff LHP
49 Olson, Garrett LHP
18 Rowland-Smith, Ryan LHP
38 Vargas, Jason LHP

Catchers (2+1)
26 Bard, Josh* C
32 Johnson, Rob C
50 Moore, Adam C

Infielders (6+2)
9 Figgins, Chone INF
3 Garko, Ryan INF
7 Hannahan, Jack - DL INF
13 Kotchman, Casey INF
4 López, José INF
27 Tuiasosopo, Matt INF
2 Wilson, Jack INF
16 Wilson, Josh* INF
6 Woodward, Chris* INF

Outfielders (5)
15 Bradley, Milton OF
1 Byrnes, Eric OF
21 Gutierrez, Franklin OF
12 Langerhans, Ryan OF
51 Suzuki, Ichiro OF

Designated Hitter (1+1)
24 Griffey Jr., Ken DH
5 Sweeney, Mike* DH

* non-roster invitee