Mariners interim manager Robby Thompson said Tuesday that there are no plans at this time to convert Tom Wilhelmsen into a starter.
Tom Wilhelmsen will start Tuesday for Triple-A Tacoma.
Mariners optioned RHP Tom Wilhelmsen to Triple-A Tacoma.
The Mariners decided to send down Tom Wilhelmsen after Monday's game against the Blue Jays.
Mariners acting manager Robby Thompson said Friday that Tom Wilhelmsen is out as closer for the time being.
After coming in with a 7-2 lead, Tom Wilhelmsen was charged with four runs without ever retiring a batter Thursday against the Red Sox.
Tom Wilhelmsen earned his fourth save of the second half by tossing a scoreless ninth inning Tuesday against the Indians.
Tom Wilhelmsen picked up his third save in four days with a scoreless ninth Monday against the Indians.
Tom Wilhelmsen earned his 21st save of the season Saturday in the Mariners' 4-2 win over the Astros.
Mopping up against the Red Sox, Tom Wilhelmsen walked two and allowed two runs in his inning of work on Wednesday.
Tom Wilhelmsen earned his 18th save of the season Sunday in the Mariners' 3-1 defeat of the Reds.
Tom Wilhelmsen earned his 17th save of the season on Wednesday in his first opportunity since being restored as the Mariners' closer.
Mariners manager Eric Wedge said that Tom Wilhelmsen could be used in a potential save situation on Wednesday.
Mariners manager Eric Wedge said Tuesday that Tom Wilhelmsen was close to getting his closer job back.