Chris Pettit Signed By Mariners

The Bridgeport Bluefish announced that outfielder Chris Pettit has been signed by the Seattle Mariners organization. Pettit will report to the Mariners Triple-A affiliate Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League.

Chris Pettit was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the 19th round (582nd overall) of the 2006 MLB Amateur Draft out of Loyola Marymount University. He played five seasons in the Angels organization, including 11 games in the major leagues from 2009 to 2011. He has a career .286 batting average in the big leagues. Last season, Petitt split time between the Angels, their Double-A affiliate Arkansas, and their Triple-A affiliate Salt Lake. He has a .280 batting average with 49 home runs, 303 RBI, and 77 stolen bases in his minor league career.

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