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TOM WILHELMSEN RUMORS

Mariners defeat pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen in salary arbitration

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Seattle Mariners have defeated pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen in baseball's final salary arbitration decision this year. Eligible for arbitration for the first time, Willemsen was awarded the team's $1.4 million offer rather than his $2.2 million request on Saturday by Gil Vernon, Edna Francis and Steven Wolf, who heard arguments a deal earlier. The 31-year...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Seattle Mariners Headed To The Arbitration Table?

Tom Wilhelmsen Still Holding Out When it comes to arbitration cases for their arbitration eligible players the Seattle Mariners are really quite boring, especially when you consider the fact that they haven’t been to a hearing in 12 seasons. Shockingly, reliever Tom Wilhelmsen and the Mariners seem to be on a collision course for that hearing. The Bartender is taking a hard line...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners' Wilhelmsen defies elimination with 'Turn Down for What' dance

Midway through its Sunday contest against the Angels, the Mariners learned that the slumping Oakland A's had squashed their playoffs aspirations with a win over the Rangers. Seattle (87-75 and winners of its final four games) did not control its own destiny, but you know who's the master of his own domain? Yeah, Mariners relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen. You can't keep a good man...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2014  |  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 a Seattle Mariners Coach and Player Go Nuts When “Turn Down For What?” Comes On

Mariners pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen and pitching coach Rick Waits aren’t about to turn down, and you can’t blame them for that. Check out their dance moves when Lil Jon comes through the loudspeaker. [Sporting News] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 12, 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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