Mariners Insider Blog

Olivo's back - behind the plate & in the lineup

Miguel Olivo's return to the Seattle Mariners today landed him back in the lineup, while right-handed reserve outfielder Casper Wells was optioned to Tacoma.

No, it's not the move many of you wanted. Not even the move many in the Seattle clubhouse had thought most prudent. That would have sent Chone Figgins packing, but apparently the team front office felt differently.

Meanwhile, here's tonight's lineup vs. the Angels:

Dustin Ackley  2BAlex Liddi            LFIchiro Suzuki      RFKyle Seager       3BJesus Montero         DHMike Carp         1BMiguel Olivo          CMichael Saunders   CFBrendan Ryan    SSJason Vargas LHP