Mariners outright Outfielder Mike Wilson, Invite to big league camp
Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today the club has outrighted the contract of outfielder Mike Wilson to AAA Tacoma. Wilson had been designated for assignment on February 6.
Wilson has been invited to big league spring training, and will be on the field today (Saturday, Feb. 18) for the first full squad workout. He will wear #94.
The Mariner 40-man roster remains full, and an additional 27 players have been invited to Major League Spring Training. Pitchers and catchers reported to Peoria on February 11, and today is the first full-squad workout.
Wilson, 28, split the 2011 season between Seattle and AAA Tacoma. He made his Major League debut on May 10, 2011 at Baltimore and hit .148 (4x27) in his brief stint with the Mariners. He has spent his entire career in the Mariners organization since being drafted in the 2nd round of the 2001 MLB amateur draft.