Found December 02, 2011 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Our man on the Mariners beat Danny Ferguson breaks down the Rule 5 draft in this piece. What could it mean for the Seattle Mariners? They protected Carlos Triunfel, Francisco Martinez and Chih-Hsien Chiang from it, so they must think highly of them! The success rate of this move is practically nil, but then again Jack Z could find the next Josh Hamilton that way.

MLB Offseason Report: Mariners Carlos Peguero

Our Mariners insider Danny Ferguson brings us an offseason update on Seattle Mariners Left Fielder Carlos Peguero. Peguero disappointed with his numbers in his first season in the big leagues, but after winter league play, his numbers are mostly improving.

Michael Pineda's First Season Was Impressive

After another woeful season, the Seattle Mariners showed once again that they simply couldn't hit the baseball. The shame of that sad fact hides another terrific season by their starting pitching. Felix Hernandez wasn't as dominating as he was the year before, but he was pretty darned good. Doug Fister showed how good he was once he was traded to the Tigers and rookie,...

Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik says he's "aware" of Japanese shortstop Munenori Kawasaki, but will treat like any free agent

Last night, Japanese shortstop Munenori Kawasaki of the champion Softbank Hawks announced at a press conference that he was becoming a free agent. Then, in an interesting twist, he told Japanese media that he wants to play in the major leagues, but only for the Mariners so he could team with Ichiro. Not everyday the Mariners are flat out handed a free agent with zero competition...

Ex-Mariner Wily Mo Pena signs 2-year deal to play in Japan | Baseball

Wily Mo Pena, who played for the Mariners last season, has signed a two-year contract with the Japan Series champion Fukuoka Softbank Hawks.

Mariners to stick with rotating radio booth in '12

MARINERS BROADCThe Mariners will again use a rotating group of seven broadcasters to work alongside veteran play-by-play man Rick Rizzs on their radio network next season, according to Randy Adamack, the team's vice president of communications.AST

Bardo’s Diamond Sports piques my interest

My interest in Colorado baseball beyond the Rockies is deep-rooted. I grew up playing the sport in Pueblo with my twin brother Tracy. We were coached by my dad. Those are experiences that defined me and ultimately shaped my career choice. As a father with two sons, I have spent the past eight years coaching youth baseball. There are times it becomes cliché, dealing with playing...

Inbox: Is it time for Mariners to deal League?

Mariners Beat reporter Greg Johns answers fans' questions about Hot Stove as activity ramps up for the Winter Meetings.

Japan's Kawasaki only interested in Mariners

Japanese shortstop Munenori Kawasaki aims to make the move to the Major Leagues, and would like to join his countryman and former teammate Ichiro Suzuki in Seattle.

Hot Stove report: Seattle Mariners

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Free agent Kawasaki only interested in Mariners

FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) -- Japanese infielder Munenori Kawasaki wants to go to the major leagues, provided he can join Ichiro Suzuki with the Seattle Mariners.

Trey Griffey makes a name for himself as a football recruit

It's funny how life works. In the late 1980s, Ken Griffey Jr. was the prodigiously talented baseball prospect with the famous father that was always mentioned in the next breath. Some 20 or so years later, The Kid is the one greasing the wheels for a fame that his offspring might have achieved on his own accord anyway. High school senior Trey Griffey was named to the Under Armour...

Mariners invite speedster Ford to camp

Darren Ford, a speedy outfielder who was used primarily as a pinch-runner by the Giants last season, has agreed to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League camp with the Mariners.
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