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The Phillies continue to make small moves this offseason. Today they claimed LHP Mauricio Robles off of waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Robles, 23, has not seen any time in the big leagues, but has accumulated five years in the minors while splitting time between the Detroit Tigers' system and...
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Despite a flurry of rumors, the Seattle Mariners had a quiet close to the winter meetings. The one big deal seemed to be the signing of Jason Bay to a 1 year deal.
After a disappointing three seasons with the New York Mets, what should the M’s be expecting from Bay heading into 2013?
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Taijuan Walker is more than the top pitching prospect in the Seattle Mariners organization. The 20-year-old right-hander is among the best in the game. With only 126 innings under his belt he remains a work in progress, but his ceiling is sky high.
A two-sport star at Yucaipa (California) High School — he also excelled in basketball — the 6-foot-4 Walker was taken 43rd overall...
I caught the upper level Mariners affiliates (Jackson & Tacoma) on a swing through the southeast late in the minor league season and there are a handful of prospects from those teams I haven’t written up yet. Both of these teams were deep with big leaguers and have some interesting prospects beyond the obvious elite guys.
Stefen Romero had the lowest draft profile player among...
The Phillies claimed left-handed pitcher Mauricio Robles from the Seattle Mariners today. Robles, 23, has a career 4.15 ERA in seven seasons, which includes stops in Triple-A Tacoma in each of the last three years. Robles has struggled in 15 games at Triple-A, 6.71 ERA, but strikes out batters at a 9.4 K/9 IP over his career. Robles was placed on waivers by the Mariners last week...