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The Mariners have re-signed three pitchers: All-Star closer Brandon League, starter Jason Vargas and reliever Shawn Kelley. The team did not disclose the terms of their one-year contracts, but CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reported that League’s deal is $5 million and The Associated Press reported Vargas is getting $4.5 million. With the transactions, the Mariners [...]
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The Mariners avoided any arbitration hearings for another year as pitchers Brandon League, Jason Vargas and Shawn Kelley all agreed to one-year deals on Tuesday just prior to the arbitration-filing deadline.
As a Mariners fan who just endured a 90-loss season for the third time in the past four years, calling this series "Depressing Questions" might be more apt. Especially since the answer to the biggest question of the offseason — Will Seattle get a Prince (Fielder) to go with their King (Felix)? -- is looking more and more like a, "No!" Without a proven big...
Outfielder Jack Cust has agreed to a $600,000, one-year contract with the Houston Astros after getting released by Seattle and Philadelphia last year.
Cust's deal, announced Wednesday, includes a 2013 team option.
The 33-year-old hit .213 with three homers and 23 RBIs in 67 games for the Mariners, who released him on Aug. 4. The Phillies signed him to a minor league contract...
When the Seattle Mariners dealt left-hander Cliff Lee to the Texas Rangers for a package centered around first baseman Justin Smoak, my initial reaction was surprise – the New York Yankees were in the hunt and had apparently offered their top prospect, only to be rebuffed at the 11th hour. In March, a spring training piece I wrote on Montero included even stronger sentiment:
The Seattle Mariners and left-handed starter Jason Vargas have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year deal, avoiding salary arbitration.
The Seattle Mariners have avoided arbitration with pitchers Jason Vargas, Brandon League and Shawn Kelley, signing all three to one-year contracts.
<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman", "serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 150%;">As soon as I heard about the major trade last Friday evening with the Mariners sending Michael Pineda and Jose Campos to the Yankees in exchange for Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi my first concern was; how does this affect their fantasy values heading into...
Randy Johnson and Dan Wilson, who teamed together in Seattle through much of the 1990s, will be inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame this summer, the team announced Tuesday.
SEATTLE - The Seattle Mariners will honor former pitcher Randy Johnson and catcher Dan Wilson by inducting the...
The Seattle Mariners have signed left-handed pitcher Oliver Perez to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training.
The Seattle Mariners signed left-handed pitcher Oliver Perez to a minor league contract on Wednesday.
1: I have to agree with Dave that Jesus Montero’s bat is likely to be an upgrade, but something short of hall-of-fame level. The list of players Dave compiled includes quite a few guys who were established in the majors at the age Montero is now. Focusing on college-drafted players gets you a pool that’s more similar age-wise, but it presents its own set of problems.
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