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TOM WILHELMSEN RUMORS

Rangers agree to $3.1M deal with RHP Tom Wilhelmsen

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a $3.1 million contract with right-hander Tom Wilhelmsen to avoid salary arbitration. Wilhelmsen's deal was announced Wednesday, when the Rangers also signed infielder Pedro Ciriaco to a minor-league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Texas acquired Wilhelmsen from Seattle in a trade on...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Closing time for the Bartender; Tom Wilhelmsen sent to Rangers for Center Fielder

Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto is back at it again. With a flurry of trades including deals with Tampa and San Diego, Dipoto is continuing a make-over of incredible proportions to the 40 man roster. The Texas Rangers will ship center fielder, Leonys Martin and reliever Anthony Bass to the Seattle Mariners for right-handed reliever Tom Wilhelmsen, outfielder James Jones and...
Via Seattle Side Up!
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners Send Tom Wilhelmsen for Leonys Martin

The Mariners needed a center fielder after they sent Brad Miller and Austin Jackson packing over the past year. They had an extra reliever, maybe, after they acquired Joaquin Benoit from the Padres last week. And, even given all the flaws in their new (probably platoon) center fielder, it’s hard not to like such a low-risk, high-reward move. Even if you value relievers highly....
Via Fangraphs
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners trade Tom Wilhelmsen to Texas for Leonys Martin in five-player deal

The Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners have agreed to a deal which will send center fielder Leonys Martin and reliever Anthony Bass to the Mariners in exchange for reliever Tom Wilhelmsen, outfielder James Jones, and a player to be named later. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan broke the initial deal. The Rangers have acquired RHP Tom Wilhelmsen, OF James Jones, and a PTBNL from Seattle for...
Via The Outside Corner
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Wilhelmsen dances to 'Turn Down for What'

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen refused to turn down after Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. Despite beating the Angels 4-1, the M’s missed out on the final playoff spot in the American League as the Oakland Athletics clinched the AL’s second wild-card berth on the same day. But spirits were still high in Seattle even after they learned their fate...
Via NESN.com
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Wilhelmsen lets loose, dances to 'Turn Down For What' (Video)

Seattle Mariners reliever Tom Wilhelmsen let loose by breaking out his best dance moves to "Turn Down For What" during Sunday's season finale against the L.A. Angels.The Mariners had nothing at stake, as their valiant efforts to make the postseason fell one game short. Still, the Mariners had their most wins in a season since 2007, so they gave it a good run.H/T NIS. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Wilhelmsen dances to 'Turn Down for What'

The Mariners came up one game short of making the post season despite finishing the season strong with three straight wins in front of their fans. You’d think the close call for October baseball would be somewhat of a bummer, but the Mariners and their fans showed a lot of camaraderie and spirit by celebrating an unexpected strong season after years of mostly disappointment. Leading...
Via The Outside Corner
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mariners coach, pitcher dance to 'Turn Down for What'

Mariners pitching coach Rick Waits and pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen turn down for what with serious dance moves.
Via Gamedayr
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Replace Good Closer with Good Closer

The Mariners lost Tom Wilhelmsen last year, not to injury, but to whatever it is that capriciously claims the effectiveness of relievers with otherwise quality stuff. In stepped Danny Farquhar, one of two guys the Mariners got for Ichiro in a deal interpreted as nothing other than a dump and a favor. At the time, […]
Via Fangraphs
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners rumors: Closer edition

The position of closer looked to be one of strength for the Seattle Mariners going into 2013.  Tom Wilhelmsen stepped into the closer’s role after Brandon League was traded to the Dodgers, and he had a fine 2012 saving 29 games with a 2.50 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP.  He came hot out of the gate in 2013 saving 8 games in April with a 0.75 ERA, but a disastrous June (0-2, 4 saves, 3...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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