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Michael Saunders Could Become a Valuable Contributor for Toronto Blue Jays

When the Toronto Blue Jays traded for Canadian outfielder Michael Saunders from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for pitcher J.A. Happ, the deal barely drew any attention when compared to some of the team’s other moves of the offseason. Considering...Show More Summary

Justin Ruggiano Traded to Mariners: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Needing to add more punch to their offense, even with their additions this offseason, the Seattle Mariners have reportedly acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Chicago Cubs. According to Bleacher Report's Scott Miller, the Mariners...Show More Summary

5 Available Players Still Within Reach of the Seattle Mariners

The list of potential fits to fill the Seattle Mariners' hole in right field seems to be shrinking by the day. Melky Cabrera, likely Seattle's top target, agreed to a three-year deal with the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, per Bruce Levine...Show More Summary

Grading the Seattle Mariners Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

As usual, the annual MLB winter meetings brought a flurry of activity to the offseason The Seattle Mariners didn't make any free-agent signings or trades during the four-day event in San Diego, but they have still been active over the past few weeks. Show More Summary

Jack Zduriencik refutes concerns about Taijuan Walker's makeup

Zduriencik denies that his club has become worried about Walker's character. Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik insists highly touted young hurler Taijuan Walker is in good graces with the club despite a conflicting report...Show More Summary

Melky Cabrera free agency rumors: Mariners 'favorites' for the switch-hitting outfielder

The Mariners could be set to add another outfield bat in free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera. The Seattle Mariners are currently the "favorites" to sign free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Even...Show More Summary

Mariners Finalize $57M, 4-Year Deal With Cruz

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Had things come together last season, Nelson Cruz's introduction with the Seattle Mariners would have taken place a year ago.

Major League Baseball Roundup

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Veteran outfielder and designated hitter Nelson Cruz has signed a four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, the team announced Thursday.

The 4 Best Available Free Agents for the Baltimore Orioles

It is now December, and names are beginning to fly off the board on MLB's free-agent market. The Baltimore Orioles just lost outfielder/DH Nelson Cruz, as Cruz signed a four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners. And now with right...Show More Summary

Michael Saunders to Blue Jays for J.A. Happ: Latest Trade Details and Reaction

Alex Anthopoulos' busy offseason continued on Wednesday, as the Toronto Blue Jays reportedly struck a deal with the Seattle Mariners that will send left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ for outfielder Michael Saunders. Jayson Stark of More Summary

The Deals Jack Zduriencik Needs to Be Pitching at the Winter Meetings

The MLB trade market figures to heat up when the annual winter meetings begin on Sunday in San Diego. After two offseasons worth of rumors, the Seattle Mariners finally agreed to a four-year deal with Nelson Cruz worth $58 million on Monday, as reported by Bob Dutton of The (Tacoma) News Tribune. Show More Summary

Scott Miller's Starting 9: With Nelson Cruz, Mariners Can Win Now -- and Later

Who knew it would start raining bats in Seattle? Robinson Cano last winter. Nelson Cruz this winter. Maybe the drought is finally over. The Seattle Mariners: Early AL West favorites entering 2015? You bet. Mark it down. Lattes all around. And,...Show More Summary

Seattle Mariners: Signing Nelson Cruz Is a Start, but M's Need More Hitters

The Seattle Mariners have reportedly signed Nelson Cruz. Yancen Pujols of the Dominican newspaper El Caribe reported the news, which was confirmed by’s Jerry Crasnick. The former Rangers slugger will make his return to the American...Show More Summary

Nelson Cruz's Reported 4-Year Deal Worth the Risk for Seattle Mariners

General manager Jack Zduriencik and the Seattle Mariners aren't bashful. We'll give 'em that. For the second winter in a row, the M's have reportedly made a major splash in free agency. And for the second winter in a row, they've done...Show More Summary

Major League Baseball Roundup

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Veteran outfielder and designated hitter Nelson Cruz has agreed to a four-year, $57 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, reported Monday.

Nelson Cruz agrees to four-year, $57 million deal with Mariners

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Outfielder Nelson Cruz signed a four-year deal worth $57 million with the Seattle Mariners on Monday. Dominican newspaper El Caribe first broke the news and ESPN confirmed, with reporter Enrique Rojas adding the deal includes a $1 million signing bonus and is dependent on a physical, which will be conducted on Wednesday. The 34-year-old will come […]

Why Nelson Cruz will fail spectacularly with the Mariners

Alternate headline: Here's how to double down on a stupid prediction. Some brief housekeeping before talking about Nelson Cruz and the Seattle Mariners: Last year, I wrote about Cruz being a free agent booby trap. To be fair, this was when he was asking for four years and $60 million, which he didn't get. Show More Summary

Nelson Cruz Splash Could Finally End Mariners' 13-Year Postseason Drought

The Seattle Mariners are betting big that Nelson Cruz, whose 40 home runs led all of Major League Baseball in 2014, can help get them to the playoffs for the first time in a long time. Like, 13 years long. The Mariners went 87-75 last year—their first winning season since 2009—and missed out on the postseason by a single, solitary game. Show More Summary

3 Seattle Mariners Who Could Be with Different Clubs Next Season

The 2014 season was a success for the Seattle Mariners. The team improved by 16 wins, transforming a 71-win team into an 87-win team. The 2014 season was also one of change. Seattle brought in a new manager, Lloyd McClendon, and a player,...Show More Summary

Seattle Mariners: How to Acquire Matt Kemp, Justin Upton or Yoenis Cespedes

The Seattle Mariners need a cleanup hitter. What position that hitter plays remains to be seen. The club was reportedly interested in shortstop Hanley Ramirez, but it lost out on the former Dodger when he signed with the Red Sox. With Pablo Sandoval and Yasmany Tomas also off the board, the number of chairs is dwindling. Show More Summary

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