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MLB Trade Rumors:
As Ryan Madson's agreement with the Phillies falls through, we learn that one of his former Phillies teammates may be hanging 'em up ...
Twins GM Terry Ryan said he remains interested in re-signing Michael Cuddyer, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Ryan said he spoke with Cuddyer earlier this week and added that the Twins should have the flexibility in their projected $100MM 2012 payroll to make Cuddyer a fair offer. So far, the Phillies have been aggressively pursuing Cuddyer this offseason.
Free agent outfielder/DH Pat Burrell, 35, said his career is likely over due to a nagging right foot injury, according to Janie McCauley of the Associated Press (via NBCSports.com). The former Phillie, Ray and Giant, however, has yet to make a final decision. The Phils made Burrell the No. 1 overall draft pick in 1998.
Left-hander Dontrelle Willis is drawing a lot of interest on the free agent market, according to Jon Heyman of SI.com (via Twitter). Willis pitched to...
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NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us another good read. He lists the Seattle Mariners top 5 draft picks in team history. We all know who number one is, Ken Griffey Jr., but do you remember Mark Langston or Tino Martinez? He does and they're listed here!
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us another good read. He lists the Seattle Mariners top 5 WORST draft picks in team history. We all know who number one is, Ryan Anderson, but do you remember Roger Salkeld or Brandon Morrow? He does and they're listed here!
Chih-Hsien Chiang, the young outfielder from Taiwan acquired by the Mariners in the Erik Bedard trade last July, has heated up in the Arizona Fall League this past week.
In case you're wondering, there have been eight players to wear jersey No. 11 during the Mariners history. And, yes, the greatest one of all, Edgar Martinez, was well aware that Friday was 11-11-11 on the calendar.
It's a combination of fun and serious this week. We begin with lots of prospect talk, as we walk through the Seattle Mariners Top 11 list and finish off our discussion of every team in baseball's minor league system with the final five teams. We couldn't have a show without talking about Yoenis Cespedes, so we discuss the video, what kind of player he really is, and...
We're all waiting to see what the Mariners plan to do with their off-season plan and many opionions, both pro and con, have been put forth about free agent Prince Fielder and whether the team should take a run at him.
But of all the reasons for not trying to sign Fielder, one of them just boggles my mind. I keep seeing it repeated over and over again on blogs and media sites...