The Mariners Wednesday afternoon recalled LHP Lucas Luetge from AAA Tacoma and optioned former starter Blake Beavan to the Rainiers. Luetge is available Wednesday when Seattle closes out a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles at Safeco Field. Game time is 7:10 p.m.
Luetge, 26, has been with the Rainiers since being optioned to the minors April 10. In eight relief appearances with Tacoma, he posted a 2.45 ERA (3 ER, 11.0 IP) and held opponents to a .184 batting average (7×38). He was on the Mariners Opening Day roster and appeared in four games (0-0, 8.31 ERA) before being sent down.
Beavan, 24, is 0-1 with an 8.27 ERA (19 ER, 20.2 IP) in seven appearances (two starts) with the Mariners this season. In five relief efforts, he had a 8.10 ERA (9 ER, 10.0 IP). The right-hander allowed six hits and three runs in 2.1 innings of relief Tuesday vs. the Orioles.