Reliever Justin Germano, who opted out of his minor league contract with Seattle last week, has signed with KT Wiz in Korea, per MLB.com. Germano has pitched in only two major league games over the last three seasons.
The Mariners announced Friday they cut 11 players from major-league camp. Pitcher Lucas Luetge, catcher John Hicks, indielder Ketel Marte, infielder Jesus Montero, outfielder James Jones and outfielder Stefen Romero were optioned to Triple-A Tacoma. Pitcher Justin Germano, pitcher Rafael Perez, infielder D.J. Peterson, infielder Patrick Kivlehan and outfielder Franklin Gutierrez were reassigned to minor-league camp. Peterson (No. 2), Marte (No. 3) and Kivlehan (No. 4) are among the Mariners' top prospects, according to Baseball America.
The Mariners announced Monday they signed pitcher Justin Germano, pitcher Mark Lowe and infielder Carlos Rivero to minor-league deals, which included invites to spring training.
Well-traveled right-hander Justin Germano has made his latest career stop with the Mariners, who has signed him to a minor league contract. The 32-year-old Germano has played for seven major league teams and also pitched in Japan and Korea. He pitched in two games for Texas last season and yielded seven earned runs in 5 1/3 innings.
Dodgers pitcher Justin Germano has elected free agency. Germano tossed just 5 1/3 innings in the majors last season, and was sent to Los Angeles in a September trade. He has a 5.40 ERA over 330 career innings.
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