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Analysis: Updating the Mariners’ potential off-season acquisition targets

Analysis: Updating the Mariners’ potential off-season acquisition targets

The Mariners’ interest in acquiring an impact right-handed hitter — at least one — is well known, and has drawn much discussion, for weeks, among the club’s fans. General manager Jack Zduriencik identified the need to obtain such a bat as the club’s top off-season priority in a news conference just two days after the season ended. “We will explore every opportunity out there,” he said. “I think we’ll be reasonably aggressive in trying to do something to try to add an offensive piece or two.” Many potential targets were soon identified, here and among other Seattle-area...

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Mariners, Kyle Seager nearing seven-year, $100M extension

The Mariners and All-Star third baseman Kyle Seager are closing in on a seven-year, $100 million extension, according to reports.
Tacoma News-Tribune Nov 24, 2014

Source: Mariners, Kyle Seager agree to 7-year, $100 million extension

Kyle Seager is going to be wearing a Mariners' uniform for quite some time. And he will be paid handsomely to do so.
Tacoma News-Tribune Nov 21, 2014

Mariners notebook: Ibanez, Wakamatsu among finalists to be Rays’ manager

Two of the three finalists to replace Joe Maddon as Tampa Bay’s manager have deep Mariners ties: Raul Ibanez and Don Wakamatsu.

Mariners notebook: Ibanez, Maddon among finalists to be Rays’ manager

Two of the three finalists to replace Joe Maddon as Tampa Bay’s manager have deep Mariners ties: Raul Ibanez and Don Wakamatsu. The Rays identified Cleveland bullpen coach Kevin Cash as the other finalist Friday in a trimming a field of 10 candidates. The job became open when Maddon exercised a departure clause in his contract after the season and subsequently agreed to a five-year deal to manage the Chicago Cubs. Ibanez and Wakamatsu each finished this season with Kansas City — Ibanez as a player in his 19th season, and Wakamatsu as the bench coach to Royals manager Ned Yost. … ...

A look at one of the new additions to the Mariners 40-man roster

Steady progress puts catcher John Hicks on the Mariners 40-man roster. Is a spot on the big-league roster far behind?
Tacoma News-Tribune Nov 21, 2014

Mariners notebook: Ketel Marte, John Hicks, Mayckol Guaipe added to 40-man roster

Club also acquires lefty reliever Edgar Olmos from Miami on waiver claim; trades Tacoma infielder Ty Kelly to St. Louis for right-handed pitcher Sam Gaviglio.
Seattle Times Nov 21, 2014

Mariners win Commissioner’s Award

The Mariners’ longtime stance against domestic violence and their efforts to prevent it were rewarded again on Thursday.

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The Mariners made a minor trade of players not on the 40-man roster. They sent Class AAA utility player Ty Kelly to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for right-handed pitcher Sam Gaviglio. The move was made to build starting pitching depth in the minor league system, particularly at Class AAA Tacoma. Gaviglio, 24, went 5-12 with a 4.28 ERA in 25 games, including 24 starts, in a career-high 136.2 innings with Double-A Springfield in the Cardinals organization this season. He posted a 2.90 ERA (20 ER, 62.0 IP) in 11 games, including 10 starts, during the second half of the season after...
Mariners notebook: Marte, Hicks, Guaipe added to 40-man roster

Mariners notebook: Marte, Hicks, Guaipe added to 40-man roster

The Mariners judged three minor-league players, including two who spent time this season at Triple-A Tacoma, as being too valuable to risk losing next month in the Rule 5 Draft. Infielder Ketel Marte, catcher John Hicks and right-handed pitcher Mayckol Guaipe were each added to the club’s 40-man roster prior to Thursday’s deadline for protecting draft-eligible payers. The Mariners also acquired lefty reliever Edgar Olmos earlier in the day from Miami in a waiver claim. The four additions leave the club with one opening on its 40-man roster. *Marte, 21, is a switch-hitter who spent most of...

Mariners add three to the 40-man roster

The Mariners look to protect three from the Rule 5 draft by adding them to the 40-man roster.

Mariners add three players to the 40-man roster

The Mariners added three players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft. Infielder Ketel Marte, catcher John Hicks and right-handed pitcher Mayckol Guaipe had their minor league contracts selected. Marte, 21, hit .304 (159x523) with 79 runs scored, 32 doubles, 6 triples, 4 home runs and 55 RBI in 128 games with AA Jackson and AAA Tacoma. Amongst Mariners minor leaguers, the switch hitter ranked 3rd in batting average and hits, and 4th in stolen bases (29). He was named a Southern League All-Star batting .302 (134x443) in 109 games with Jackson before being promoted to...

Mariners claim Olmos from Marlins

Mariners add a lefty ahead of the deadline to finalize 40-man roster plus news and notes.

Notebook: Mariners claim reliever Edgar Olmos from Marlins

The Mariners have added left-handed releiver Edgar Olmos ahead of the deadline to finalize 40-man roster. Plus news and notes.
Seattle Times Nov 20, 2014

Mariners claim left-handed pitcher Edgar Olmos off waivers

The Mariners made a minor roster move today, claiming left-handed pitcher Edward Olmos off of waivers from the Miami Marlins.

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