Seattle Mariners Release 7-Year Veteran Player

The Seattle Mariners have decided to part ways with infielder Brian Anderson, marking the end of his brief tenure with the team.

Despite his hopes of securing a spot on the Opening Day roster, Anderson's solid showing during spring training wasn't enough to earn him a place alongside players like Luis Urias and Josh Rojas.

Joining the Mariners on a minor league contract in February, the 30-year-old aimed to compete for playing time at third base but ultimately fell short of the team's expectations.

This spring, Anderson hit .250, with two home runs and six RBIs.

Anderson's release comes amidst a series of challenges he has faced in recent seasons.

Once a reliable bat for the Miami Marlins, injuries and performance declines have marred his career trajectory.

Over his seven-year career, Anderson holds a .252/.336/.404 triple-slash line, with 66 home runs, 273 RBIs, 14 stolen bases, and 287 runs scored across 627 games played.

Even after signing with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2023, his struggles persisted, leading to his designation for assignment before landing with the Mariners.

Now hitting free agency once again, Anderson will seek opportunities with other teams where he might find a clearer path to playing time, either at third base or in the outfield. Photo Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports