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Mariners recall Nick Franklin from AAA Tacoma

Mariners recall Nick Franklin from AAA Tacoma

Seattle Mariners' Nick Franklin follows through on a two-run single off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Nick Hagadone in the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. The hit scored Robinson Cano and Justin Smoak in the 8-5 Indians win./AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez

The Mariners made a couple of roster moves Monday. Seattle recalled infielder Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma and placed DH Corey Hart on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring.

Franklin will be in uniform for tonight’s game versus the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park. It will be the second stint with the Mariners this season for Franklin who was hitting .376 with 7 home runs and 26-RBI’s for the Rainiers this season. Franklin hit just .125 for Seattle in 7 games between April 16th and the 23rd.

Hart suffered a left hamstring strain in Sunday’s game against Minnesota. In 37 games this season Hart is hitting .209 with 5 home runs and 17-RBI’s.

You can hear tonight’s M’s/Rangers game on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 4:00pm. first pitch is scheduled for 5:05pm.

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