SEATTLE (AP) _ The Seattle Mariners claimed infielder Mike Caruso off waivers from the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.

Caruso, 23, hit .246 with 38 runs and 26 RBIs in 88 games last season for Triple-A Charlotte.

He spent the 1998 and 1999 seasons with the White Sox, hitting .278 in 269 games. He had seven homers and 90 RBIs.