Sele, who pitched for Anaheim from 2002-04, went 9-4 with a 5.05 ERA in 28 appearances, including 24 starts, for the the Angels last year. However, he was not brought back by the Angels, and instead latched back on with Seattle, where he went 32-15 from 2000-01.
Sele had to earn the fifth spot in the Mariners’ rotation during spring training, and has delivered thus far in the regular season with back-to-back solid outings.
He picked up his first win of the year Wednesday, allowing one run and three hits over 6 1-3 innings of a 2-1 victory at Kansas City. Sele struck out three and walked two.
The Mariners have won four of six, avoiding a three-game sweep in Chicago with Sunday’s 5-4 victory over the White Sox.
The Angels have lost three of four, including the final two of their three-game set at Oakland over the weekend.