Mariners Designate Cole Gillespie For Assignment

The Mariners have designated outfielder Cole Gillespie for assignment, the team announced.  Corey Hart has been activated from the DL in a corresponding move.

Gillespie hit .254/.312/.324 with one homer in 78 PA for Seattle this season, with 56 of those plate appearances coming against left-handed pitching.  Gillespie signed a minor league deal with the M’s during the offseason.

According to MLBTR’s DFA Tracker, Gillespie is now the eighth player currently in ‘DFA limbo,’ joining Jeff Francis (A’s), Dean Anna (Yankees), Jerome Williams (Astros), Nolan Reimold (Orioles), Joe Saunders (Rangers) Pedro Ciriaco and Justin Maxwell (Royals)

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