The Mariners have sent rookie catcher Brandon Bantz outright to Triple-A Tacoma Thursday. Bantz hit .178 in 14 games at Double-A and .300 (3 for 10) in three games for Triple-A Tacoma before his brief stint in the majors.
The Mariners have designated rookie catcher Brandon Bantz for assignment Tuesday. Bantz had just two at-bats in the majors and hit .300 (3 for 10) in three games for Triple-A Tacoma.
The Mariners will give rookie Brandon Bantz his first start behind the plate Saturday against the Yankees, MLB.com reports. Jesus Sucre continues to miss time with a wrist injury. Sucre suffered the injury Tuesday and could return some time over the weekend.
The Mariners will call up catcher Brandon Bantz, ESPN Seattle reports. Bantz is in the Seattle clubhouse in the wake of an injury to backup Jesus Sucre, but the moves to open up spots for Bantz on the 25- and 40-man rosters have yet to be announced. Bantz, 26, will be making his major-league debut. He owns a .228/.313/.355 line in 256 minor-league games over five seasons.