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Sherman: Yankees fielded calls about Dustin Ackley this offseason

Sherman: Yankees fielded calls about Dustin Ackley this offseason

According to Joel Sherman, the Yankees fielded calls from teams looking to acquire Dustin Ackley earlier this offseason. Interestingly, Sherman says teams wanted Ackley to play first base. That seems … weird. A lot of his value is tied to his ability to play several different positions. The Yankees acquired Ackley from the Mariners for […] The post Sherman: Yankees fielded calls about Dustin Ackley this offseason appeared first on River Avenue Blues.

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Seattle Mariners sign reliever Joel Peralta to minor-league deal

Seattle Mariners sign reliever Joel Peralta to minor-league deal

The 39-year-old Peralta was 3-1 with a 4.34 ERA and three saves in 33 appearances in 2015 with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

'Hot Stove' lineup: Mariners' Edgar Martinez, James Paxton and more

Two hours of baseball talk on 710 ESPN Seattle Tuesday night will feature a two-segment chat with Mariners hitting coach Edgar Martinez.
Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join U.S. majors

Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join U.S. majors

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball. The departure of Yulieski and his brother Loudes was confirmed by Granma, the Communist Party newspaper in Cuba […]
Mexico beats Venezuela in Caribbean Series title game

Mexico beats Venezuela in Caribbean Series title game

Jorge Vazquez hit a home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting Mexico’s Mazatlan Venados to a 5-4 comeback victory over Venezuela’s Aragua Tigres for the Caribbean Series championship.
Steve Cishek welcomes chance to stabilize Mariners’ closer role

Steve Cishek welcomes chance to stabilize Mariners’ closer role

People in the Mariners organization have said this season could hinge on Cishek, who lost the closer’s job last season with Florida, returning to form.
Mariners Hall of Famer Lou Piniella hired by Reds as senior advisor to baseball operations

Mariners Hall of Famer Lou Piniella hired by Reds as senior advisor to baseball operations

The 72-year-old Piniella will serve as a consultant with the Reds and spend time with the team in spring training. He managed the Reds from 1990-92 and led them to the World Series title in 1990.
Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims eager to promote awareness after surgery for prostate cancer

Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims eager to promote awareness after surgery for prostate cancer

Sims, 63, should be ready for spring training and wants to share his experience. “I know some guys are embarrassed to talk about this stuff,” he said. “Not me.”
Seattle Times Feb 3, 2016

Mariners set to sign Korean first baseman Dae-Ho Lee

The Mariners are set to announce the signing of slugging Korean first baseman Dae-Ho Lee, who hit 31 homers last season in the Japan Pacific Professional League

Mariners sign Korean slugger Dae-ho Lee to minor-league deal

The Mariners have added a right-handed option for their first-base platoon, signing 33-year-old Korean slugger Dae-ho Lee to a minor-league deal.

Hot Stove podcast: Checking in with Mike Zunino and Andy McKay talks player development

The two hour show features interviews with Mike Zunino, new Mariner Nathan Karns, Angels beat writer Alden Gonzalez, farm director Andy McKay and Gregg Greene talking about what's new for the kids.

Mariners’ scout Wayne Norton elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Wayne Norton, a longtime Mariners' scout and baseball pioneer in Canada, has been elected to the 2016 class for the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Mariners notebook: Jonah Keri believes Taijuan Walker could eclipse Felix Hernandez in 2016

Jonah Keri still likes the Mariners plus news and notes, including a big guest coming up on the Hot Stove Tuesday night.
Seattle Times Feb 1, 2016
Kyle Seager is ready to do whatever he can to help the Mariners win and make the postseason

Kyle Seager is ready to do whatever he can to help the Mariners win and make the postseason

A few more notes from Mariners' FanFest: After watching his younger brother participate in the postseason, Kyle Seager is ready for the Mariners to do the same. Chris Iannetta hopes to bounce back from his dismal start to last season. Charlie Furbush is healthy and throwing after missing the second half of last season with shoulder problems.

Santa Claus of baseball cards making future fans at Safeco

Miles Gwilym said he handed out 9,000 baseball cards from his collection during Mariners Fanfest this weekend.

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