The Mariners reinstated outfielder Julio Morban from the restricted list Wednesday and then sent him to their Double-A affiliate, reports 710 AM ESPN Seattle. He was placed on the restricted list in May. Morban has never appeared in an MLB game.
The Mariners have placed outfielder Julio Morban on the restricted list, clearing a 40-man roster spot for pitcher Mark Lowe, MLB.com reports. Morban recently left Triple-A Tacoma for personal reasons. He has hit .175/.283/.325 with one home run, six RBI and one stolen base in 40 at-bats with the team.
The Mariners cut 10 players on Sunday. LHP Danny Hultzen, LHP Mike Kickham and outfielder Julio Morban were all optioned to Triple-A. Hultzen didn't give up a run in one hitless inning this spring. Kickham walked four but didn't give up an earned run in 3.1 innings. Morban hit .111 this spring. Reassigned to minor league camp were RHP Sam Gaviglio (7.71 spring ERA), Stephen Landazuri (0.00 ERA in 2.2 innings) and Forrest Snow (12.00 ERA), outfielder Jordy Lara (.231 spring average) and catchers Steven Baron (0-for-1), Mike Dowd (2-for-4) and Tyler Marlette (3-for-5).
Mariners made another round of roster cuts Friday. They optioned infielder Carlos Triunfel, lefty Bobby LaFromboise, righty Yoervis Medina and infielder Vinnie Catricala to Triple-A Tacoma. They also optioned outfielder Julio Morban and infielder Francisco Martinez to Double-A West Tennessee while righty Andrew Carraway was reassigned to minor-league camp.