After the 2023 Major League Baseball season ends, companies start making moves. One of them Seattle Mariners It has already started moving the roster for the next championship.
At this point in the calendar, teams usually clean up their rosters in their different divisions. Announcements of absent or departing players become daily bread MLB.
For this opportunity, organization Seattle Mariners released its list of players The minor leagues They will now be free agents. There will be 42 players in total who will now have the opportunity to earn a new contract with another team.
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Six Latinos on the Seattle Mariners will attempt free agency
In terms of the number of players mentioned, the list is divided into 27 pitchers, 11 infielders and four outfielders. Among them, six Latin players stand out in total, four from the Dominican Republic, one Venezuelan and one Puerto Rican.
On the pitching side, there are the Dominicans Dyson Areas And Kelvin Nunez. Made his first appearance in the Double-A branch Seattle Mariners and posted an 0-1 record with a 4.62 ERA. The sophomore toiled in Class A, posting a 10-3 record with 35 strikeouts and a 5.29 ERA in 63 innings.
Another of the pitchers was Puerto Rican, Jorge Benitez. The right-hander saw action in Class A and Double-A. Between the two teams he had a 4.04 earned run average with 82 strikeouts in 64.2 innings of work.
Among infielders, only the name stands out Pedro Severino. Dominican receiverDespite having experience in the MLB, Seattle Mariners He kept him in the minor leagues. He played in 64 games and batted .245 with 10 homers and 36 RBIs.
The list of Latino players is closed by two outfielders. One is Venezuela Robert Perez Jr Between the rookie and Class A he averaged .244 with 17 home runs. The second is the Dominican Walking CabreraBatted .268, hit 11 home runs and drove in 56 runs between Class-A and Double-A.