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Lookout Landing Jun 2, 2016

Mariners DFA Joel Peralta, call up Cody Martin

It was time Joel Peralta was a non-roster Spring Training invitee, at the age of 39, at the very end of his career. He was looking for a chance, and the Mariners gave him one. He seized it, and pitched well enough during the Cactus League to break camp in a thin and injury-riddled Mariner bullpen. When Joaquin Benoit went on the DL in April, it was Peralta who was given the role of Steve Cishek's set up man. Despite throwing exactly zero major league plus pitches, Peralta's now 40-year old arm gave the Mariners almost one month of just-effective-enough relief. In April Peralta faced...
Seattle Times Jun 2, 2016

Pregame: Mariners recall Cody Martin, designated Joel Peralta for assignment

The Mariners made a roster move, recalling right-handed pitcher Cody Martin from Class AAA Tacoma and designating veteran right-handed pitcher Joel Peralta for assignment. Peralta had struggled in his last 10 appearances, giving up 10 runs and five homers.

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