Latest Player News for Seattle
Saunders was tagged for eight runs on 11 hits over five innings in a loss to the Astros on Wednesday.
Smoak went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk in Wednesday's loss to Houston.
Ryan was demoted Wednesday to backup shortstop, the Seattle Times
Martinez, 22, is batting just .212/.257/.258 with three RBI and five steals through 16 games for Double-A Jackson.
Saunders (shoulder) could begin a rehab assignment Friday at Triple-A Tacoma, MLB.com
Andino was named the starting shortstop Wednesday, taking over for Brendan Ryan, the Seattle Times
Ryan is not in the Mariners' lineup Wednesday in Houston, MLB.com
Chavez replaced the injured Franklin Gutierrez (hamstring) in center field Tuesday, supplying an RBI double in four at-bats, during Seattle's defeat at Houston.
Iwakuma allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits and three walks, while recording a season-high 11 strikeouts in five frames, as Seattle fell Tuesday in Houston.
The Mariners placed Gutierrez on the disabled list Tuesday with a strained right hamstring, according to the team's official Twitter account
Paxton was hammered for six runs on eight hits and three walks over just 1.2 innings against Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday. He did not strike out a single batter.
Zunino went 2-for-3 with four RBI and a walk against Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday.
Morales had a nice day at the plate Monday, going 2-for-4 with his second home run of the season.