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  1. Bullpen up for grabs in Seattle?

    AJ Mass

    One of the strengths of the Seattle Mariners should be their bullpen, which last season led the major leagues in ERA as the best of only three relief staffs in all of baseball with an ERA under 3.00. As Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune writes...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  2. Seattle should sign Santana and Morales

    Jim Bowden

    All the Seattle Mariners needed to become relevant again was Robinson Cano. Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik also made some other shrewd moves, signing free agents Corey Hart and Fernando Rodney, as well as trading for Logan Morrison. Bu...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  3. Bullpen Report: Situations in flux

    Eric Karabell

    One of the dangers of drafting in early February or choosing keepers in advance of spring training is that there remain some real-life free agents looking for work, and when they find it, it affects others. For instance, the recent signing of right-h...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. Mets kick tires on Hanrahan?

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Mets say they are still in the market for some late-inning bullpen help, even if the market is closing fast. The Mets had been in contact with the representatives for Fernando Rodney, but the former Rays closer agreed to a two-year de...

    Blog | February 08, 2014
  5. Mariners spending spree not done

    AJ Mass

    Now that the Seattle Mariners have signed Fernando Rodney to a two-year, $14 million contract, pending a physical, there's a sense that another big deal might be just around the corner. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Mariners say "...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Mets still looking to spend

    AJ Mass

    Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the New York Mets might not be done on the free agent market just yet. What makes him so sure? Well, he simply chooses to listen to general manager Sandy Alderson. Alderson actively wants to dispel the no...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  8. Wednesday Roundup: Panda packing up?

    AJ Mass

    Andrew Baggarly, Giants Insider for CSN Bay Area, says that while Pablo Sandoval has looked good while playing for Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League, there's a good chance he might not remain in San Francisco beyond the 2014 season. "I t...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  9. Fernando Rodney has a few options

    AJ Mass

    While there doesn't appear to be anything imminent in terms of a deal, there has been some increasing interest as of late in free agent reliever Fernando Rodney, who now finds himself being courted by at least three teams. Chris Cotillo of MLB Dai...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  10. Mets eye Fernando Rodney?

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Mets, who are among the teams looking to add a reliever at a club-friendly price, have been 'in dialogue" with free agent closer Fernando Rodney, reports Adam Rubin of The Mets apparently have turned their attention t...

    Blog | January 25, 2014
  11. Friday Roundup: Harvey close to throwing?

    Joe Kaiser

    So much of the future of the New York Mets centers around Matt Harvey, that it's understandable if the team hopes that the young ace doesn't rush his recovery from October Tommy John surgery. Getting that through to the 24-year-old may be even harder...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  12. Thursday Roundup: Reds rely on Hamilton

    AJ Mass

    Outfielder Billy Hamilton stole 13 bases last season in just 13 games -- six of which he didn't even get an official plate appearance after being inserted as a pinch-runner. That's why the Cincinnati Reds are optimistic that they've found their repla...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  13. GMs chime in on offseason moves

    Jim Bowden

    Being a former general manager, I know full well what this period in the offseason is like. There's a lot of waiting and posturing by players, teams and agents. And everyone is sizing up exactly what the competition has done or still needs to do. ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  14. Rays keeping staff together?

    AJ Mass

    The prevailing wisdom this offseason has been that the Tampa Bay Rays would be looking to trade away pitcher David Price in order to maximize his value while there are still two years of team control left on his contract. However, now that January ha...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  15. Hunter the closer in Baltimore?

    Doug Mittler

    Following the Grant Balfour fiasco, the Baltimore Orioles may be increasingly inclined to go to spring training with Tommy Hunter as their closer, reports Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun. Dan Connolly of the Sun reported Monday the Orioles ...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  16. Monday Roundup: Thome's future

    Doug Mittler

    Calling it quits is rarely an easy thing to do for a professional baseball player, especially one that loves the game as much as Jim Thome. The owner of 612 career owners admitted as much on Monday morning, saying in an interview on MLB Network tha...

    Blog | December 23, 2013