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  1. Could Melky land in Seattle?

    Doug Mittler

    The Seattle Mariners made a big splash prior to the winter meetings by signing Nelson Cruz to a four-year, $57 million deal as their right fielder. Could the M's now land Melky Cabrera for the other corner outfield spot? Ken Rosenthal of FoxSport...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  2. Rising price for Justin Upton?

    Doug Mittler

    One player who was likely more than a bit interested in Monday's spending spree by the Boston Red Sox is Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton, who is scheduled to hit the free agent market next winter. "Hanley Ramirez turns 31 in Dec. and just g...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  3. Cespedes on the way out of Boston?

    Doug Mittler

    The Boston Red Sox reportedly have made the next major move of the hot stove season, coming to terms with Hanley Ramirez on a five-year, $90 million agreement worth $90 million, according to FoxSports.com. There is ample speculation that the Red...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  4. Growing interest in Hanley Ramirez

    Doug Mittler

    Add the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros to the growing list of teams who appear to be interested in free agent Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez began his career in the Boston organization and was the centerpiece of the 2005 deal with the Marlins that b...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  5. Mariners eye Hanley, V-Mart?

    Doug Mittler

    After falling short of the playoffs following the blockbuster signing of Robinson Cano last winter, the Seattle Mariners may be interested in making another big offseason splash. Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweets the Mariners are "aggressively ...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  6. Could Lind be traded quickly?

    Doug Mittler

    With the official start of the hot stove season almost here, who will be the first team to fan the flames? Joel Sherman of the New York Post suggests it could be the Toronto Blue Jays finding a new home for Adam Lind. The Jays could elect to pic...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  7. Marlon Byrd's no-trade teams

    Doug Mittler

    Don't be fooled by the current five-game winning streak. It is time for the Philadelphia Phillies to begin the turnover of the current roster, wrote ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney in Friday's column. Amid rumors that the team may be willing to p...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  8. Could Mariners make pitch for Price?

    Doug Mittler

    David Price has been scratched from his scheduled start Saturday against the Blue Jays, but the Rays insist the ace lefthander is simply ill and is not being held out because of an impending trade. Jake Odorizzi, who was scheduled to start Sunday, wi...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  9. What's next for John Buck?

    Doug Mittler

    The Seattle Mariners chose defense over offense by designating backup catcher John Buck for assignment in a surprising roster move late Monday night. Buck's departure clears the way for the promotion of Jesus Sucre, who has thrown out 50 percent ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  10. Beimel's comeback bid

    Doug Mittler

    Veteran left-handed reliever Joe Beimel is making a "strong bid" to earn a spot in the Seattle Mariners' bullpen as a non-roster invitee, reports MLB.com's Greg Johns. The 36-year-old Beimel is coming off Tommy John surgery and last pitched in the...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  11. Tuesday roundup: Will Cook be ready?

    Doug Mittler

    Take an informal poll around clubhouses in Arizona and Florida, and many players will tell you that spring training is too long. But Oakland reliever Ryan Cook may need every bit of the six weeks leading up to the March 31 opener against Cleveland. ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  12. Capuano on Seattle's radar

    Doug Mittler

    The Seattle Mariners, who were among the teams interested in Ubaldo Jimenez, may have shifted their attention to lefthander Chris Capuano. While a deal is not completed, Seattle has shown "decent interest" in Capuano, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSpor...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  13. Monday Roundup: Morales staying put?

    Doug Mittler

    When Kendrys Morales turned down the Seattle Mariners' $14.1 million qualifying offer a few months ago, it appeared that he was saying goodbye to the Pacific Northwest. The market for the slugger, however, has not evolved to his liking, and a key ...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  14. Tuesday Roundup: Mariners eye Cruz?

    Doug Mittler

    The Seattle Mariners made the biggest splash of the offseason by signing Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract. They may now be looking to add a power hitter to bat behind the star second baseman in their revamped lineup. Jon Heyman of...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  15. Mariners, O's eye Rodney?

    Doug Mittler

    While the list of available free agent starters remains plentiful, the market of viable closer candidates is essentially down to Fernando Rodney, who has 85 saves the last two seasons for thee Tampa Bay Rays. The Seattle Mariners, built to win now...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  16. Mariners to pass on La Russa?

    Doug Mittler

    The Seattle Mariners apparently will look in-house for a replacement for outgoing team president Chuck Armstrong, tempering speculation that the job could go to Tony La Russa. A report by USA Today's Bob Nightengale on Thursday had La Russa on the...

    Blog | January 11, 2014