Mariners announce Spring Training roster move

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jerry Dipoto announced the following roster move at the Mariners Major League spring camp Monday.

Claimed Off Waivers (1):

Infielder (1):Jesus Montero

Montero was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays.

Montero, 26, was acquired by Seattle from New York (AL) on Jan. 20, 2012. He appeared in 208 games in parts of four seasons (2012-15), batting .247 with 27 doubles, 1 triple, 24 home runs and 92 RBI.

Today's roster move leaves the Mariners with 32 players in their Major League camp (+ 2 players on the 60-day DL): 27 roster players, 5 non-roster invitees, and 2 players on the 60-day disabled list.

Here is a look at the club's current spring roster:

          Pitchers (13+3+1)                            
53      BENOIT, Joaquin                        RHP
31      CISHEK, Steve                            RHP
29      COOK, Ryan 60-day DL               RHP
48      GUAIPE, Mayckol                       RHP
34      HERNANDEZ, Felix                    RHP
18      IWAKUMA, Hisashi                    RHP
13      KARNS, Nathan                          RHP
50      PARKER, Blake*                         RHP
62      PERALTA, Joel*                          RHP
63      ROACH, Donn*                           RHP
58      SCRIBNER, Evan                         RHP
44      WALKER, Taijuan                       RHP
55      ZYCH, Tony                                 RHP
                                                                   
41      FURBUSH, Charlie                      LHP
20      MILEY, Wade                              LHP
37      MONTGOMERY, Mike                LHP
38      NUÑO, Vidal                               LHP
   Catchers (3+0+1)              
67      BRANTLY, Rob                                C
32      CLEVENGER, Steve                         C
33      IANNETTA, Chris                             C
2      SUCRE, Jesus 60-day DL                  C
                                                                   
          Infielders (6+1)                                
22      CANÓ, Robinson                           2B
56      LEE, Dae-Ho                                INF
26      LIND, Adam                                  1B
4      MARTE, Ketel                              INF
68      NAVARRO, Efren*                       INF
16      SARDIÑAS, Luis                           INF
15      SEAGER, Kyle                                3B
          Outfielders (5+1)                             
8      AOKI, Norichika                            OF
23      CRUZ, Nelson                        OF/DH
21      GUTIERREZ, Franklin                   OF
12      MARTIN, Leonys                           OF
99      ROBERTSON, Daniel*                  OF
7      SMITH, Seth                                 OF
         
*        NON-ROSTER INVITEE