The Los Angeles Dodgers had some room to fill on their 40-man roster after pitchers Javy Guerra and Seth Rosin were claimed off of waivers. Instead of adding another pitcher, the Dodgers went for an infielder from the Seattle Mariners organization by the name of Carlos Triunfel, and he was optioned to Triple-A immediately.
The former Mariner can play second base, shortstop and third, and this versatility is an interesting addition to the team considering the amount of infielders they already have in their farm system. Triunfel has played in a total of 27 games with the Mariners in 2012 and 2013 but has spent most of his time in the minors. In three seasons in Triple-A, the infielder is hitting a career .271 with 59 doubles, 15 home runs and 103 RBIs.
The 24-year-old first joined the Mariners when he was 17 years old, and he will continue his journey to the major leagues alongside prospects Zach Lee and Joc Pederson with the Albuquerque Isotopes. Even if Triunfel can heighten his success in Triple-A, it is not very likely that he will see time in the majors considering the roster is already crowded with versatile infielders.
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