Mariners release righty reliever Wilhelmsen

Mariners release righty reliever Wilhelmsen

The Mariners have released veteran right-handed reliever Tom Wilhelmsen, who was designated for assignment on Friday.

Wilhelmsen, who turns 33 next month, posted a 6.80 ERA in 50 appearances for the Rangers and Mariners this past season. He had a 3.60 ERA in 29 games with Seattle after joining the team in June.

Wilhelmsen has a 3.46 ERA in 317 career games over six seasons with the Mariners and Rangers.

Seattle's 40-man roster remains full.

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