• After an 0-for-16 start this spring, outfielder Stefen Romero has gone 16-for-38 (.421) over his last 16 games.
• Veteran catcher Humberto Quintero, who was released from Major League camp on Tuesday, rejoined the Mariners on a Minor League deal Wednesday and will be assigned to Triple-A Tacoma. Outfielder Endy Chavez went through the same process on Tuesday.
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