Motter is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rangers, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.

Though he'll hit the bench Sunday while Tyler Smith mans shortstop, Motter should continue to serve as the primary option at the position until Jean Segura (hamstring) comes off the disabled list. With Segura set to begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Tacoma on Monday, his return to the Mariners could come before the end of the week. That would likely spell the end to Motter's run of everyday at-bats, though the 27-year-old's defensive versatility will make him one of the top candidates to enter the lineup if one of the team's other regulars should succumb to an injury at some point.

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