OAKLAND, Calif. – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced the following roster moves prior to tonight’s game vs. the Oakland Athletics:

  • Chris Taylor, INF, recalled from AAA Tacoma
  • Willie Bloomquist, UTL, designated for assignment

Taylor, 24, will wear #1 and will be active for tonight’s series opener vs. the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum (7:07 pm).

This will be Taylor’s second stint with the Mariners this season, batting .159 (10×63) in 20 games from May 4-June 1. In 48 games with AAA Tacoma he hit .289 (56×194) with 9 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 16 RBI and was 13-for-17 stealing bases. In 47 games in the infield (SS – 36, 2B – 11) he made 6 errors in 200 total chances. In 27 games since returning to the Rainiers Taylor has hit .272 (31×114) with 4 doubles, 3 triples and recorded 7 stolen bases (.352 on-base pct).

 

Bloomquist, 37, has appeared in 35 games for the Mariners this season at 6 different positions: SS-7 G/5 GS, 1B-3 G/3 GS, LF-5 G/3 GS, 3B-5 G/2 GS, 2B-8 G/2 GS, RF- 2 G/1 GS. He is batting .159 (11×69) with 1 doubles and 4 RBI. This is Bloomquist’s 14th Major League season and second stint with the Mariners. The Port Orchard native has played in 622 games with Seattle (21st-most in club history) since making his Major League debut in 2002.

TAYLOR’s PLAYING RECORD

YEAR CLUB AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HB BB SO SB CS SLG OBP
2012 Everett .328 37 137 26 45 65 12 1 2 18 0 2 5 21 18 13 5 .474 .430
Clinton .304 12 46 5 14 14 0 0 0 4 2 0 3 2 4 4 1 .304 .373
2013 High Desert .335 67 269 62 90 141 16 7 7 44 0 4 2 44 62 20 2 .524 .426
Jackson .293 67 256 46 75 98 12 4 1 16 1 1 2 40 55 18 3 .383 .391
2014 Tacoma .328 75 302 63 99 150 22 7 5 37 1 5 3 35 74 14 6 .497 .397
SEATTLE .287 47 136 16 39 47 8 0 0 9 1 1 2 11 39 5 2 .346 .347
2015 Tacoma .289 48 194 30 56 79 9 4 2 16 0 1 0 24 34 13 4 .407 .365
SEATTLE .159 20 63 5 10 13 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 19 2 2 .206 .221
Minor Lg Totals .315 306 1204 232 379 547 71 23 17 135 4 13 15 166 247 82 21 .454 .401
ML Totals .246 67 199 21 49 60 9 1 0 10 1 1 2 16 58 7 4 .302 .307

 

BLOOMQUIST’s PLAYING RECORD

YEAR CLUB AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HB BB SO SB CS SLG OBP
1999 Everett .287 42 178 35 51 73 10 3 2 27 0 1 1 22 25 17 5 .410 .366
2000 Lancaster .379 64 256 63 97 134 19 6 2 51 1 1 0 37 27 22 12 .523 .456
Tacoma .225 51 191 17 43 53 5 1 1 23 4 3 0 7 28 5 0 .277 .249
2001 San Antonio .255 123 491 59 125 152 23 2 0 28 7 4 1 28 55 34 9 .310 .294
2002 Tacoma .270 104 337 47 91 129 14 3 6 47 9 3 3 29 44 20 10 .383 .331
SEATTLE .455 12 33 11 15 19 4 0 0 7 0 0 0 5 2 3 1 .576 .526
2003 SEATTLE .250 89 196 30 49 63 7 2 1 14 2 2 1 19 39 4 1 .321 .317
2004 SEATTLE .245 93 188 27 46 62 10 0 2 18 3 0 0 10 48 13 2 .330 .283
Tacoma # .417 3 12 2 5 8 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 .667 .417
2005 SEATTLE .257 82 249 27 64 83 15 2 0 22 4 2 1 11 38 14 1 .333 .289
2006 SEATTLE .247 102 251 36 62 75 6 2 1 15 2 2 4 24 40 16 3 .299 .320
2007 SEATTLE .277 91 173 28 48 57 3 0 2 13 4 0 1 10 35 7 5 .329 .321
2008 SEATTLE .279 71 165 32 46 47 1 0 0 9 1 0 1 25 29 14 3 .285 .377
2009 KANSAS CITY .265 125 434 52 115 154 11 8 4 29 4 2 1 27 73 25 6 .355 .308
2010 KANSAS CITY .265 72 170 31 45 66 10 1 3 17 2 1 0 8 25 8 5 .388 .296
CINCINNATI .294 11 17 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .294 .333
2011 ARIZONA .266 97 350 44 93 119 10 2 4 26 2 2 4 23 51 20 10 .340 .317
2012 ARIZONA .302 80 324 47 98 129 21 5 0 23 0 2 0 12 55 7 10 .398 .325
AZL D-backs # .333 4 9 3 3 6 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .667 .400
2013 Reno* .429 6 21 5 9 11 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .524 .478
ARIZONA .317 48 139 16 44 51 5 1 0 14 0 1 2 8 11 0 2 .367 .360
AZL D-backs # .500 4 12 4 6 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .583 .571
2014 SEATTLE .278 47 133 15 37 46 6 0 1 14 1 1 0 4 32 1 1 .346 .297
2015 SEATTLE .159 35 69 2 11 12 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 2 13 1 1 .174 .194
Minor Lg Totals .285 401 1507 235 430 573 73 17 12 193 21 12 5 128 185 99 36 .380 .341
Mariners Totals .259 622 1457 208 378 464 53 6 7 116 17 7 9 110 276 73 18 .318 .314
AL Totals .261 819 2061 291 538 684 74 15 14 162 23 10 10 145 374 106 29 .332 .311
NL Totals .289 236 830 107 240 304 36 8 4 63 2 5 6 44 120 27 22 .366 .328
ML Totals .269 1055 2891 398 778 988 110 23 18 225 25 15 16 189 494 133 51 .342 .316

 

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