Mariners Designate Brandon Bantz For Assignment
By Zach Links [June 11 at 7:16pm CST]
The Mariners announced that they have designated catcher Brandon Bantz for assignment. The M's now have ten days to trade, release or outright Bantzís contract to the minors.
Bantz, 26, was called up to the varsity squad on June 5th and started against the Yankees on June 8th. In parts of three seasons at the Double-A level, Bantz owns a 217/.305/.292 slash line.