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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:47:14 EDTJerry Dipoto dipped into the free-agent ranks for the first time this offseason on Saturday, as the Mariners finalized contracts with two veteran relievers -- lefty Marc Rzepczynski and right-hander Casey Fien.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:46:10 EDTThough it's wise to never say never with Jerry Dipoto when it comes to making further moves, the Mariners' GM insists he's set with newcomer Mitch Haniger and 2016 additions Ben Gamel and Guillermo Heredia competing for playing time in the corner outfield spots, flanking returner Leonys Martin in center.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 20:09:40 EDTAs general manager Jerry Dipoto and the rest of the Mariners' brass fly to the Winter Meetings outside Washington, D.C., on Sunday, they'll be lighter on baggage than many other clubs headed to the four-day gathering.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:04:18 EDTThe Mariners tendered contracts for 2017 to 32 players on their Major League roster on Friday, including seven arbitration-eligible players who would have otherwise become free agents.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:58:19 EDTRight-handed pitcher Ryan Weber was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma by the Mariners on Friday after clearing waivers.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:32:57 EDTThe Mariners outrighted the contract of Pat Venditte to Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday as the switch-pitcher will remain in the organization after clearing waivers.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:20:20 EDTWho do the Mariners have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Seattle's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:01:12 EDTBizarre 1994 Mariners commercial stars Big Unit
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:22:13 EDTJerry Dipoto has solidified his lineup and position group with a flurry of six trades involving 19 players over the past 23 days. But the Mariners' general manager acknowledges one of his remaining priorities -- acquiring a veteran starting pitcher to bolster the rotation following Taijuan Walker's departure -- may need extra time to play out in the coming days.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:00:05 EDTA lot can happen in the course of a baseball season. Just ask Mike Montgomery, who came to Spring Training with the Mariners in 2016 out of Minor League options and a long shot to land a spot on the 25-man roster ... yet he found himself on the mound recording the final out and picking up his first career save in the Cubs' dramatic 8-7 victory over the Indians in Game 7 of the World Series.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:03:46 EDTThe Today's Game Era ballot for induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame will be voted upon this Sunday at the Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Md. Five former Major League players, three executives and two managers will be considered, and the results of the voting will be announced live on MLB Network's "MLB Tonight" at 6 p.m. ET.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:35:10 EDTMariners general manager Jerry Dipoto engineered his sixth trade of the offseason on Monday, dealing 2014 first-round Draft pick Alex Jackson to the Braves for young right-handed pitchers Rob Whalen and Max Povse.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:40:51 EDTWith Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings set for next week just outside Washington, D.C., it's fair to wonder how many moves Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto has left to make after already engineering six offseason trades that have brought in 10 new players.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:31:19 EDTThe Mariners reeled in leadoff man Jean Segura from the D-backs on Wednesday evening, acquiring the shortstop in a five-player trade that also netted them outfielder Mitch Haniger and left-hander Zac Curtis. The trade was costly, with Seattle giving up right-hander Taijuan Walker and infielder Ketel Marte in return.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:53:02 EDTThe primary mission of Cano's RC22 Foundation has been building a school for impoverished kids in his hometown of San Pedro de Macoris, a city of about 200,000 on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:39:49 EDTJim Callis identifies the top 25 prospects from the 2016 Arizona Fall League.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:28:39 EDTThe Mariners have released veteran right-handed reliever Tom Wilhelmsen, who was designated for assignment on Friday.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDTFor Edgar Martinez and his Hall of Fame supporters, the clock is ticking. But his peers are also talking, and that could be a good thing for his candidacy for enshrinement in Cooperstown, N.Y.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:15:44 EDTThe big names on the Hall of Fame ballot can obscure some of the others who are eligible for the first time. While it's likely that none of them will wind up in Cooperstown they still have accomplishments that are worth celebrating.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:35:26 EDTThe Arizona Fall League's six-week season concluded with Saturday's championship game. And while it can be difficult to evaluate players in such a limited amount of time, especially with frequent roster fluctuations, some performances in the Fall League simply stand out more than others.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:58:44 EDTThe Mariners acquired Richie Shaffer and Taylor Motter, two versatile players with some Major League experience, from the Rays on Friday in a trade for three Minor League prospects, and they also added hard-throwing southpaw reliever James Pazos from the Yankees in another deal.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:51:03 EDTFormer first-round Draft pick D.J. Peterson, lefty reliever Paul Fry and flame-throwing Brazilian right-hander Thyago Vieira were added to the Mariners' 40-man roster on Friday as the club moved to protect several of its top prospects from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 16:19:59 EDTCano raises the 12th Man flag at Seahawks game
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:12:43 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic coming up in March, the Mariners will open Spring Training a week earlier than normal next year in preparation for their 2017 season.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:33:32 EDTWhen Felix Hernandez wrapped up a disappointing 2016 season in early October, he vowed to work hard this winter to return to "King" status for the Mariners. And his pledge to pitch in some games in the Venezuelan Winter League as well as on Venezuela's World Baseball Classic squad in March remain part of that plan, according to Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:50:59 EDTWhat's next for Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto, after moving quickly at the start of the offseason last week by trading for Carlos Ruiz from the Dodgers and Danny Valencia from the A's?
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:30:37 EDTWatch mascots try to pull off the #MannequinChallenge
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 23:50:18 EDTWhite Sox third baseman Todd Frazier, Hall of Famer Phil Niekro and Mariners third-base coach Manny Acta were honored at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's 17th Legends for Youth Dinner on Tuesday.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:48:20 EDTMariners general manager Jerry Dipoto moved to add a potent right-handed hitter who can team with first baseman Daniel Vogelbach or play a corner outfield spot, acquiring Danny Valencia from the A's on Saturday for Minor League pitcher Paul Blackburn.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:53:18 EDTRight-handed reliever Ryan Cook, who missed all of the 2016 season, has agreed to a Minor League deal that will keep him in the Mariners' organization next year as he recovers from Tommy John surgery.