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Not long ago, the rumors began to swirl about a possible four-year contract extension for Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez. After his dominating performances over the last few seasons, it would make sense for the Mariners to try to lock him up for as long as possible. However, Hernandez may not be interested in such an extension.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says Hernandez is looking for more year. Rather than the rumored four-year deal, King Felix is looking for a six-year extension. Heyman says there are no serious talks regarding a contract extension right now for that very reason. The Mariners may not be ready to invest six years. But they should be.
Felix Hernandez won the American League Cy Young in 2010, he has been in the running for another the past two seasons, and he threw the first perfect game in Mariners history last season. Without Hernandez, the Mariners would be far from respectable. They didn't quite finish with a .500 record last season, but...
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It is no secret that the Mariners need a lot of crap to pull together a respectful season. Actually, crap is the one thing that they don’t need at all. The Mariners have been a crappy ball club for the past decade.
Some of the only quality stuff they have put out there are their commercials. And last year, even that was debatable.
It was encouraging early...
A Mariners Legend
Earlier this week, the Seattle Mariners released the news that Ken Griffey Jr. would be added to the Mariners Hall of Fame. Griffey will be the seventh member of the most elite members of the Seattle franchise.
The Mariners Hall of fame was formed in celebration of the club’s 20th anniversary in 1997. Since that time, other members have slowly been added...
Contract talks between the Seattle Mariners and their star pitcher, Felix Hernandez, have stalled, according to CBS Sports. Hernandez still has two years left on his current contract but both sides want to extend the deal. Seattle is reportedly looking to give Hernandez four additional years while Hernandez is seeking a six-year extension. A six-year deal would likely make Hernandez...
The Seattle Mariners and their ace pitcher, Felix Hernandez, have been dancing around the idea of extending the 26-year-old’s contract another four years for $100 million. That would make King Felix the highest paid pitcher in baseball (CC Sabathia’s contract also calls for a yearly pay of $25 million, but that doesn’t kick in until [...]
The Seattle Mariners have started to address one concern before to spring training by signing catcher Ronny Paulino to a minor league deal with an invite to the major league camp.
The Mariners announced the deal Friday. Paulino is the 19th invite to major league spring training on top of the 40-man roster.
Paulino, 31, spent last season in Baltimore, playing 20 games with the Orioles...
One of the Seattle Mariners top prospects and one of the most highly thought of young left-handed pitching prospects in baseball, James Paxton talked with SeattleClubhouse's Rick Randall about his favorite team, favorite pitchers, his draft story and his minor league career.
In The Outfield
Headline: With FanFest wrapped up, it’s time to dive into the season ahead and the outfield spots…
This season may not be as predictable as originally anticipated.
Some have called Jack Zduriencik desperate and worried about his job by adding veterans like Jason Bay and Raul Ibanez, or one-year contracts like Kendrys Morales or Michael Morse.
If this multitude...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer Jesus Montero is ready for the challenge of being an everyday catcher for the Seattle Mariners.
That would be quite a job for a veteran catcher to take on, let alone a 23-year-old about to enter his second full season in the majors.
As it stands now, Montero is the only sure thing the Mariners have behind the plate...