The Seattle Mariners roster underwent more change today than in any all season, with the team adding outfielders Franklin Gutierrez and Casper Wells - and pitchers Erasmo Ramirez and Steve Delabar - to their 25-man roster.
They replaced outfielder Mike Carp and pitcher Stephen Pryor, who were placed on the 15-day disabled list, and utility player Alex Liddi and pitcher Blake Beavan, who were optioned to Tacoma.
What's it all mean?
In Gutierrez and Wells, the Mariners now have a pair of right-handed hitters on a team that had been overloaded with lefties - and a better defensive outfield in Gutierrez plays center and Michael Saunders in left field.
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Ramirez will slide right into the starting rotation, probably starting on Thursday to give the injured Kevin Millwood a few more days. Delabar returns to the bullpen.