Garton cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma on Friday.
Garton spent a brief period on the big-league roster but failed to impress, allowing four runs in three innings of work and giving up a pair of homers. He'll remain with Seattle as organizational depth.
Garton was designated for assignment by the Mariners on Tuesday.
The Mariners signed Anthony Bass to a big-league deal, so Garton was booted off the 40-man roster to clear a spot. He gave up four runs in three innings out of the big-league bullpen and should serve as organizational depth, assuming he passes through waivers.
Garton had his contract selected from Triple-A Tacoma on Friday.
Garton has posted a 3.46 ERA and 1.23 WHIP with a 28:9 K:BB over 26 innings this season for the Rainiers. Zac Rosscup was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.
Garton (hip) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Tuesday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
Garton is still recovering from offseason hip labrum surgery and has yet to pick up a baseball this spring. He's set to begin his throwing program early next week but still appears to be a long-shot at making the Opening Day roster.
Garton underwent hip surgery to repair his labrum during the offseason and isn't expected to take the mound for a few more weeks, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.
Garton split the 2017 season with Tampa Bay and Seattle, accumulating a 4.91 ERA and 16:6 K:BB over 22 innings as a reliever. He recently signed a minor-league deal with the club in January, which included an invitation to spring camp. Due to this setback, it remains highly unlikely that he will find a role with the big-league team to start the year.
Garton agreed to a minor-league contract with the Mariners on Friday which includes an invite to spring training.
Garton appeared in 20 major-league games split between Tampa Bay and Seattle in 2017, posting a 4.91 ERA and 1.09 WHIP with a 16:6 K:BB in 22 innings of relief. The 28-year-old will get an opportunity to claim a spot in the bullpen heading into 2018, but Triple-A Tacoma is a likelier bet.
Garton cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday.
Garton will stay in the organization after being ousted from the 40-man roster earlier in the week. The 27-year-old owns an unremarkable 4.55 ERA in 61.1 major-league innings over his career, though he posted a 1.54 ERA and 0.51 WHIP in 11.2 innings for the Mariners after being acquired via trade in August. He'll fight for a spot in Seattle's bullpen to start 2018, though he may wind up as pitching depth at Tacoma to start the year.
Garton has a 1.59 ERA, 0.44 WHIP, .103 BAA and .141 wOBA allowed over 11.1 innings across 12 appearances since joining the Mariners on Sept. 1.
The right-hander was traded to Seattle from the Rays on Aug. 6 and struggled upon arriving at Triple-A Tacoma, posting a 6.00 ERA over 12 innings. However, Garton has turned it around at the big-league level. His performance has been a notable improvement over his only other major-league stint, when he generated a 4.35 ERA and 1.40 WHIP with the Rays over 37 appearances in 2016.
Garton fired a clean ninth inning in Monday's 6-2 loss to the Astros.
Garton needed just nine pitches to dispose of the potent trio of Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and Josh Reddick. The 27-year-old right-hander has put together two perfect appearances with the Mariners thus far after a rough pair of stints with the Rays before being traded on Aug. 6. He'll serve as another bullpen option for manager Scott Servais for the balance of the regular season.
Garton was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Friday.
He is among a host of players summoned from Tacoma with rosters expanding. Look for him to pitch in low-leverage situations this month.
Garton was traded to the Mariners along with minor-league catcher Mike Marjama for minor-league pitcher Anthony Misiewicz, minor-league infielder Luis Rengifo and a player to be named later.
The 27-year-old Garton will assume a spot on the Mariners' 40-man roster, taking the spot of Tuffy Gosewisch, who was designated for assignment in a corresponding move. Garton had previously yielded 10 runs in seven relief appearances with the Rays earlier this season but had been dominant at Triple-A Durham, recording a 1.64 ERA and 46 strikeouts over 33 innings. He'll head to the Pacific Coast League with his new organization, reporting to Triple-A Tacoma.
Garton was placed on the 7-day disabled list with an undisclosed injury Wednesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Garton had made just one appearance with Triple-A Durham since being sent down by the Rays earlier this month, but he has compiled a brilliant 0.52 ERA and 27 strikeouts over 17.1 innings in the minors this season. Unfortunately, the right-hander hasn't been able to translate that success to the majors, posting an 8.71 ERA over seven appearances with the Rays this year. A timetable for his return should be available once more information becomes known regarding his injury.
Garton was optioned to Triple-A Durham on Saturday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
With Matt Andriese coming off the disabled list for Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader, Garton was moved to make room for him on the roster. During his brief stay with the big-league team, Garton gave up seven earned runs in eight innings.
Garton gave up an earned run on two hits over an inning in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the White Sox. He struck out two.
Garton was touched up by Todd Frazier for a 425-foot solo home run in the ninth that served as an insurance run for the White Sox. The 27-year-old righty has now given up four earned runs on three hits -- including a pair of round trippers -- in two of his last three appearances, sandwiching those outings around an impressive 3.2 scoreless innings against the Mariners on June 2.
Garton was recalled from Triple-A Durham on Wednesday, Bill Chastain of MLB.com reports.
The bullpen was taxed Tuesday, going 6.1 innings in relief of Matt Andriese (groin), so the Rays added reinforcements in the form of Garton and Austin Pruitt. Garton gave up six runs in 3.2 innings during a prior stint with the major-league team earlier this year, but he's allowed just one run while striking out 24 in 15.1 frames with Durham.
Garton was optioned to Triple-A Durham on Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Garton made just one appearance in his second stint with the big club this season before being sent back to Durham; he was charged with a blown save after walking two batters and allowing a three-run homer in 1.1 innings of work. Jose De Leon was called up in a corresponding move to replace him in the bullpen.
Garton was recalled from Triple-A Durham on Wednesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Garton will give the Rays an extra healthy arm out of the bullpen after Diego Moreno (shoulder) was moved to the 10-day disabled list. The Rays are lacking in capable setup arms in front of closer Alex Colome, but Garton isn't a strong candidate to see much usage in the seventh or eighth inning. Garton had submitted a 0.59 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 15.1 innings with Durham, but owns a 4.75 ERA and 34:12 K:BB in 41.2 career innings in the big leagues.
Garton was optioned to Triple-A Durham on Monday.
The Rays shipped Garton back to the minors in order to make room on the 25-man roster for Monday's starter, Jake Odorizzi (hamstring), who was activated from the 10-day disabled list in a corresponding move. Garton surrendered three runs on five hits and one walk over 2.1 innings in his three appearances with the Rays.
Garton (0-1) gave up two earned runs on three hits and a walk over an inning in Sunday's 6-4 loss to the Astros. He also recorded a strikeout.
Garton surrendered RBI singles to Brian McCann and Yuli Gurriel in the 10th, giving the Astros a two-run advantage that the Rays couldn't overcome in the home half of the frame. It was the 27-year-old righty's first appearance since being called up from Triple-A Durham on Friday following an excellent start to his minor-league campaign (10:4 K:BB, .136 BAA over 6.2 innings) to replace Xavier Cedeno (forearm). Despite the disappointing outcome, with Cedeno expected to miss extended time, Garton should have plenty of opportunities to make up for the stumble.
Garton was called up to the majors on Friday, Fox Sports Florida reports.
Garton will be taking the roster spot vacated by the injured Xavier Cedeno. As a player with options who was one of the last men cut from the Rays in spring training, expect Garton to spend lots of time up-and-down between Triple-A Durham and the major leagues this year. He had an excellent start in the minors, as he racked up 10 strikeouts and allowed just one run on three hits over 6.2 innings.
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