Seattle Mariners Wiretap

Mariners Have Tried Multiple Times To Acquire Ervin Santana

Aug 14, 2017 7:54 AM

The Seattle Mariners have tried multiple times to acquire Ervin Santana from the Minnesota Twins.

The talks were put on hold with the Twins making another push towards the Wild Card and moving ahead of the Mariners in the standings.

Ryan Divish/Seattle Times

Tags: Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Rangers Sell Ernesto Frieri To Mariners For $1

Aug 9, 2017 7:53 AM

The Texas Rangers have sold Ernesto Frieri to the Seattle Mariners for $1.

The Rangers signed Frieri as a minor league free agent on June 15. He was 0-1 with a 5.14 ERA in six relief appearances.

Seattle assigned Frieri to Triple-A Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League.

Associated Press

Tags: Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

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A's Trade Yonder Alonso To M's For Outfield Prospect

Aug 6, 2017 1:30 PM

The Athletics have traded first baseman Yonder Alonso to the Mariners for minor league outfielder Boog Powell.

Alonso, 30, is having a breakthrough power season while playing on a one-year contract, batting .266 with a career-high 22 home runs and 49 RBIs.

ESPN.com

Tags: Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

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Clubs Have Informed A's Which Prospects They'll Deal For Sonny Gray

Jul 27, 2017 8:28 AM

Rival clubs believe most interested teams have informed the Oakland Athletics which centerpieces they're willing to part with in a trade for Sonny Gray.

The New York Yankees are still believed to be the front-runners to acquire Gray. The Athletics are expected to deal the right-hander before his scheduled start on Sunday.

The Washington Nationals and Seattle Mariners have also shown interest in Gray lately.

Joel Sherman/New York Post

Tags: New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, Washington Nationals, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Mariners Acquire David Phelps From Marlins

Jul 20, 2017 11:35 AM

The Seattle Mariners have agreed to acquire David Phelps from the Miami Marlins.

The Marlins will acquire Brayan Hernandez along with three pitching prospects.

Phelps has a 3.45 ERA in 47.0 innings of relief this season with a 9.8 K/9 ratio.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Miami Marlins, Seattle Mariners, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Mariners Nearing Trade For Reliever

Jul 20, 2017 9:22 AM

The Seattle Mariners are nearing a trade for bullpen help.

The Mariners are at .500 and in the thick of the American League playoff race.

Seattle may reportedly be close to a deal for David Phelps of the Miami Marlins.

Mark Feinsand/MLB

Tags: Seattle Mariners, Miami Marlins, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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AL Beats NL In 10 Innings, Robinson Cano Named MVP

Jul 12, 2017 7:36 AM

Robinson Cano hit a home run in the top of the 10th inning to give the American League a 2-1 victory over the National League in Tuesday night's All-Star Game.

Cano was named the Most Valuable Player in Miami. Before the game, eight living Latin American-born Hall of Famers threw out the first pitch.

"It means a lot," Cano said. "Those guys really started this game for the Latin American players, guys that really made this game so fun and exciting, made fans come and watch, and opened the doors for us. ... It's something, to catch that first pitch and say hello to them and being in that picture, I just can't wait to get to social media and get that picture and put it on a frame in my home."

Anthony Castrovince/MLB

Tags: Seattle Mariners, All-Star, Misc Rumor

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Seven All-Star Replacements Include Cano, Archer, Osuna

Jul 8, 2017 10:15 PM

Seattle second baseman Robinson Cano, Tampa Bay pitcher Chris Archer and Toronto reliever Roberto Osuna are among seven replacement players selected for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Miami.

Houston reliever Chris Devenski, Minnesota reliever Brandon Kintzler and Detroit outfielder Justin Upton also were added to the American League roster Friday. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood was added to the National League All-Stars.

ESPN.com

Tags: Seattle Mariners, All-Star, Misc Rumor

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2017 MLB Draft First Round Results

Jun 13, 2017 9:11 AM

The first round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft was held on Monday night with a lot of young talent coming off the board early. Here are the full results from the first round:

  1. Twins — Royce Lewis, SS, JSerra Catholic HS (California)
  2. Reds — Hunter Greene, RHP/SS, Notre Dame HS (California)
  3. Padres — MacKenzie Gore, LHP, Whiteville HS (North Carolina)
  4. Rays — Brendan McKay, 1B/LHP, Louisville
  5. Braves — Kyle Wright, RHP, Vanderbilt
  6. Athletics — Austin Beck, OF, North Davidson HS (North Carolina)
  7. Diamondbacks — Pavin Smith, 1B, Virginia
  8. Phillies — Adam Haseley, OF, Virginia
  9. Brewers — Keston Hiura, 2B, UC Irvine
  10. Angels — Jordan Adell, OF, Ballard HS (Kentucky)
  11. White Sox — Jake Burger, 3B, Missouri State
  12. Pirates — Shane Baz, RHP, Concordia Lutheran HS (Texas)
  13. Marlins — Trevor Rogers, LHP, Carlsbad HS (New Mexico)
  14. Royals — Nick Pratto, 1B, Huntington Beach HS (California)
  15. Astros —J.B. Bukauskas, RHP, North Carolina
  16. Yankees — Clarke Schmidt, RHP, South Carolina
  17. Mariners — Evan White, 1B, Kentucky
  18. Tigers — Alex Faedo, RHP, Florida
  19. Giants — Heliot Ramos, OF, Leadership Christian Academy (Puerto Rico)
  20. Mets — David Peterson, LHP, Oregon
  21. Orioles — D.L. Hall, LHP, Valdosta HS (Georgia)
  22. Blue Jays — Logan Warmoth, SS, North Carolina
  23. Dodgers — Jeren Kendall, OF, Vanderbilt
  24. Red Sox — Tanner Houck, RHP, Missouri
  25. Nationals — Seth Romero, LHP, Houston
  26. Rangers — Bubba Thompson, OF, McGill-Toolen Catholic HS (Alabama)
  27. Cubs — Brendon Little, LHP, State College of Florida

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Mariners, Jean Segura Agree To $70M Extension

Jun 7, 2017 7:52 AM

The Seattle Mariners have agreed to a five-year, $70 million contract extension with Jean Segura, according to multiple reports.

The deal is also believed to include a $17 million option for 2023.

The Mariners acquired Segura from the Arizona Diamondbacks in November. He currently leads the American League with a .341 batting average from the leadoff spot.

ESPN

Tags: Seattle Mariners, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

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Mariners Turn To Committee At Closer
Edwin Diaz has been removed as the closer for the Mariners, who will use a committee going forward.

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M's Lose Hisashi Iwakuma For Four To Six Weeks
Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma is suffering from inflammation in his right shoulder.

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Two Mariners Delayed By Visa Issues
A pair of Mariners were delayed by visa issues and did not arrive in time for the start of Thursday night's loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto.

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Rays Acquire International Slot From Mariners
The Rays have acquired an international signing slot from the Mariners for right-hander Bryan Bonnell.

Jeff Todd/MLB Trade Rumors

Jerry Dipoto Confident Mariners Can Rebound From Slow Start
Jerry Dipoto is preaching patience despite a slow start to the season for the Mariners.

Associated Press

Felix Hernandez Exits Start With 'Dead Arm'
Felix Hernandez was set to return to Seattle to have a stiff right shoulder checked by Mariners doctors after he lasted only two innings in his start Tuesday night.

Associated Press

Felix Hernandez Leaves Early With Groin Injury
Felix Hernandez left his Opening Day start for the Mariners in the fifth inning because of tightness in his groin.

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Phillies Acquire Pat Venditte From M's
The Phillies have traded minor league outfielder Joey Curletta to the Mariners for switch-pitcher Pat Venditte.

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Dodgers Agree To Deals With Chase Utley, Franklin Guiterrez
Veteran outfielder Franklin Gutierrez had spent the past seven seasons with the Mariners.

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Mariners To Retire Edgar Martinez's No. 11 In August
The Mariners will retire Edgar Martinez's No. 11 during a ceremony on Aug. 12 at Safeco Field.

Greg Johns/MLB

Jean Segura Agrees To $6.2M Contract With Mariners
The Mariners acquired Jean Segura from the Diamondbacks in late November and he is projected to play shortstop and hit leadoff.

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Mariners Acquire Drew Smyly From Rays For Three Players
The Mariners are sending Mallex Smith, who they acquired earlier from the Braves, infielder Carlos Vargas and left-hander Ryan Yarbrough to the Rays.

ESPN

Royals Trade Jarrod Dyson To M's For Nathan Karns
The Royals had shown interest in RHP Nathan Karns during the winter meetings.

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M's Acquire Yovani Gallardo From O's For Seth Smith
Yovani Gallardo gives the Mariners another option for their starting pitching rotation for 2017.

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Mariners In Talks With Mark Trumbo
The two sides have spoken, but the seriousness of the conversations hasn't been confirmed.

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M's, Marc Rzepczynski Agree To Two-Year, $11M Deal
Lefty reliever Marc Rzepczynski posted a 2.64 ERA in 47 2/3 innings last year with the A's and Nationals.

ESPN.com

Mariners Trade Alex Jackson To Braves For Rob Whalen
The Mariners have traded former first-round pick Alex Jackson to the Braves for Rob Whalen.

Associated Press

Mariners Acquire Jean Segura From Diamondbacks For Taijuan Walker
Seattle also received outfielder Mitch Haniger and left-hander Zac Curtis, while Arizona landed shortstop Ketel Marte.

ESPN

Mariners Inquired About Andrew McCutchen, Talks Didn't Advance
The Mariners inquired with the Pirates about Andrew McCutchen earlier this offseason, but the talks "did not advance."

Jon Morosi/MLB

Yankees Part Ways With Ackley, Eovaldi; Trade Pazos To M's
The Yankees have traded LHP James Pazos to the Mariners for RHP Zack Littell.

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