Mariani signed a one-year deal while Unrein’s deal was for two years.
Mariani had some struggles in the return game, but showed his versatility by pitching in on offense when the receiving corps was decimated by injuries. On a short-term deal, his spot on the opening-day roster is not a guarantee, and he’ll have to earn it on the field in the preseason.
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