The Mariners announced via their blog that they have signed Cuban left-hander Misael Siverio to a minor league contract. The organization said Siverio would not get an invite to Major League spring training, but he is going to participate in the minor league mini-camp in early February.
Unger was injured in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 24-20 loss to the Chiefs, with coach Pete Carroll saying he suffered a high ankle sprain and a twisted knee. Carroll offered no specific prognosis, but high ankle sprains often result in absences of at least a few weeks.
The Seahawks played their first game without defensive tackle Brandon Mebane. It is Mebane, after all, who played such a vital role in making the Seahawks the NFL’s best defense against the run entering Sunday, and without him the Seahawks gave up 190 rushing yards.
Arrowhead Stadium may have been freezing (10 degrees if you count wind chill!), but Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles was red hot. Without defensive tackle Brandon Mebane, the Seahawks had a hard time stopping Charles.