|Nov. 1 3:11 PM PT4:11 PM MT5:11 PM CT6:11 PM ET18:11 ET22:11 GMT6:11 CST3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST5:41 PM VEN2:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-The Mariners have declined 2014 options on outfielder Franklin Gutierrez and left-hander Joe Saunders. Gutierrez and Saunders each get $500,000 buyouts. Both players originally signed deals with $7.5 million options, and Saunders' price escalated to $7.9 million based on 32 starts and 180 innings pitched. The pair became free agents.
Analysis: Gutierrez appeared in just 173 of the team's 486 games over the past three seasons with six separate trips to the disabled list. In 41 games last season he batted .248 with seven doubles and 10 home runs.
|Sep. 19 10:57 AM PT11:57 AM MT12:57 PM CT1:57 PM ET13:57 ET17:57 GMT1:57 CST10:57 AM MST12:57 PM EST1:27 PM VEN21:57 UAE12:57 PM CT-Gutierrez had three hits in Wednesday's win over Detroit.
Analysis: He's 7 for 19 in his last five games.
|Aug. 30 3:09 PM PT4:09 PM MT5:09 PM CT6:09 PM ET18:09 ET22:09 GMT6:09 CST3:09 PM MST5:09 PM EST5:39 PM VEN2:09 UAE (+1)5:09 PM CT-Gutierrez hit a two-run homer after Nick Franklin gave Seattle an early lead with a solo shot and the Mariners held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night to end a six-game skid.
Analysis: Gutierrez also finished a triple shy of the cycle in his third game back from a hamstring injury.
|June 25 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET1:29 ET5:29 GMT13:29 CST10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST12:59 AM VEN9:29 UAE12:29 AM CT-The Seattle Mariners activated outfielder Franklin Gutierrez from the disabled list and recalled him from his rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Tacoma on Monday.
Analysis: Gutierrez, who has been on the disabled list since June 25 and with a strained right hamstring, is expected to start Monday's game against the Texas Rangers in right field. He was also on the disabled list from May 16 to June 2 with the same ailment, and he has had four rehab assignments with Tacoma this season. In 18 games for the Mariners, Gutierrez is .267 with five home runs and 11 RBI.
|Apr. 23 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET0:29 ET4:29 GMT12:29 CST9:29 PM MST11:29 PM EST11:59 PM VEN8:29 UAE11:29 PM CT-The Seattle Mariners activated outfiGutierrez from the 60-day disabled list and placed outfielder/first baseman Mike Morse on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad injury.
Analysis: Gutierrez has been on the disabled list since April 23 with a right hamstring strain. Additional issues stemming from an inflammatory condition prolonged the recovery until doctors were able to diagnose the issue and get him on the correct medication. He is in the lineup Saturday.
|Apr. 6 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET17:42 ET21:42 GMT5:42 CST2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST5:12 PM VEN1:42 UAE (+1)4:42 PM CT-Gutierrez clubbed his second homer and drove in three runs in a 8-7 win over the White Sox on Friday.
Analysis: Gutierrez also doubled and went 3 for 5.