Worth noting

Worth noting

• Danny Hultzen, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 Draft, has been promoted to Triple-A Tacoma. Hultzen had a rehab start in the Arizona League Saturday night, striking out eight batters in five innings.

• The Mariners have hit 14 home runs in 12 games against the A's this season. The injured Michael Morse has four of those homers.

• The Mariners announced the signing of eighth-round Draft pick Tyler Smith, a shortstop out of Oregon State. With the signing, Seattle has now come to terms with its top 20 draft picks.

Greg Johns is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @GregJohnsMLB as well as his Mariners Musings blog. Jacob Thorpe is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.