Found March 22, 2012 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
The Mariners announced their 30-man travel roster heading to Japan this morning.

All players on the 30-man roster will be eligible to play in the two exhibition games vs. the Hanshin Tigers (March 25) and Yomiuri Giants (March 26).

The Mariners will then set a 28-man roster prior to the Japan Opening Series games vs. the A’s (March 28 & 29).

The Mariners also announced that LHP Cesar Jimenez has been outrighted to AAA Tacoma. The Major League 40-man roster is now at 37 players.

The 30 man roster includes.

14 Pitchers

49 BEAVAN, Blake RHP
35 DELABAR, Steve RHP
34 HERNANDEZ, Felix RHP
18 IWAKUMA, Hisashi RHP
23 KELLEY, Shawn RHP
43 LEAGUE, Brandon RHP
45 NOESI, Hector RHP
50 RAMIREZ, Erasmo* RHP
59 RUFFIN, Chance RHP
54 WILHELMSEN, Tom RHP
41 FURBUSH, Charlie LHP
44 LUETGE, Lucas LHP
52 SHERRILL, George LHP
38 VARGAS, Jason LHP

4 Catchers

27 JASO, John C
63 MONTERO, Jesus C
30 OLIVO, Miguel C
3 QUIROZ, Guillermo* C

7 Infielders

13 ACKLEY, Dustin INF
9 FIGGINS, Chone INF
61 KAWASAKI, Munenori* INF
16 LIDDI, Alex INF
26 RYAN, Brendan INF
15 SEAGER, Kyle INF
17 SMOAK, Justin INF

5 Outfielders

20 CARP, Mike OF
4 PEGUERO, Carlos OF
55 SAUNDERS, Michael OF
51 SUZUKI, Ichiro OF
33 WELLS, Casper OF

* Non-Roster Invitee

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