Tsuyoshi Nishioka has officially signed with the Hanshin Tigers of Japan's Central League.
Justin Morneau (concussion) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A New Britain on Friday.
MLB.com's William Ladson reports that Denard Span will have season-ending surgery on his left hip on Tuesday.
Mariners optioned C Mike Zunino to Triple-A Tacoma.
Danny Salazar has been scratched from Friday's scheduled start against the Angels due to illness.
Jon Jay (wrist) could begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Memphis on Friday.
The Mariners have fired general manager Jack Zduriencik.
Adam Jones is listed as day-to-day after X-rays on his wrist came back negative on Thursday.
Cubs acquired RHP Fernando Rodney from the Mariners for a player to be named later.
Yordano Ventura was magnificent in Thursday's win over the Orioles, striking out 11 over six shutout innings.
Madison Bumgarner delivered another dazzling performance in Thursday's victory over the Cubs, racking up 12 strikeouts over six innings of one-run ball.
Giancarlo Stanton (hand) is expected to face live pitching in batting practice next Monday.