Free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano was in Seattle on Thursday to meet with the Mariners. Multiple sources have reported that the Mariners have offered Cano $225 million for nine years.
Update 7:41 … linkage! Fox Sports baseball analyst Ken Rosenthal calls everyone “dumb” in this ongoing three-way dance between Cano, the Mariners and Yankees in this blog post. Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News talked with Robinson Cano’s father and also has some comm
The Mariners announced the signing of backup infielder/utility player Willie Bloomquist on Thursday morning. While the organization doesn’t give out contract details, sources confirm that it is a 2-year contract for $5.8 million dollars. “From my personal standpoint, this has been an exc
We’ve heard this one before. The Mariners are going after a big free agent. But they never seem to land them, and signing Robinson Cano would be a surprise.
If you checked twitter earlier, you’ve seen the Mariners are one of several teams interested in trading for Rays lefty ace pitcher David Price. Jeff Passan of Yahoo first reported the growing interest. There is definite possibility in this. About a week ago, a baseball source said the Ra
Joe Nathan agreed with Detroit on a two-year contract with a club option for 2016, enabling the Tigers to accomplish one of their main objectives this offseason by adding one of the game’s most accomplished closers to the bullpen.
Jack Zduriencik sheds no light on Seattle’s interest in the free agent second baseman.
General manager Jack Zduriencik had a conference call with local reporters early this afternoon to discuss the upcoming winter meetings. “I wanted to give you an update as much as I can without saying anything,” Zduriencik joked. But really there was one question looming over the call an
As rumors surface that the Mariners might be interested in signing free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano, another star apparently came off the market, with Jacoby Ellsbury set to sign with the Yankees.
The Mariners will sign free-agent utility infielder Willie Bloomquist to a two-year, $5.8 million contract.
Update 7:05 p.m.: In between discussing how the Mariners are willing to overpay for Cano, the Yankees were agreeing to overpay for Jacoby Ellsbury. As most of you know, multiple reports are out there that Ellsbury will sign a 7-year, $153 million dollar deal, pending a physical. This is more than th
Dan Wilson is slowly becoming more of a presence within the Mariners organization. On Tuesday, the team announced that Wilson has been named the Mariners’ roving minor league catching coordinator. “I am excited and thankful for this opportunity,” Wilson said in a press re
The Detroit Tigers traded starting pitcher Doug Fister, a former Mariner, to the Washington Nationals for three players.
I wanted to get this up earlier, but I was in mid-commute to Seattle when it broke. A source within the Mariners confirmed the report from CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman that infielder and Port Orchard native Willie Bloomquist will be returning to the organization that first drafted him out of Arizona
Howard Lincoln’s search for a new team president of the Seattle Mariners has already begun.
Ted Lilly, who pitched for 15 seasons in the major leagues, announced his retirement. The two-time All-Star had a 130-113 record.
Howard Lincoln knew there would be a day when he would have to replace Chuck Armstrong. Over the last few years, the two discussed Armstrong’s eventual retirement and its ramifications. The announcement came on Monday, but Lincoln was notified of Armstrong’s decision last week. “I
Chuck Armstrong’s retirement as Mariners president is long overdue in an organization in need of cleansing.
After two separate stints, which totaled 28 years of service, Chuck Armstrong stepped down as Seattle Mariners President and Chief Operating Officer in a somewhat surprising announcement on Monday afternoon. The team issued a press release, stating that Armstrong, 71, would retire, effective January