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November 25, 2014 at 2:14 PM

A few thoughts and links on the Mariners, Kyle Seager and possible trades

Outside of the rainy Pacific Northwest, the news of Kyle Seager’s $100 million contract extension was overshadowed by the Red Sox signing both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval to about $185 million worth of contracts. It’s typical fare for Seager, who is overlooked and under-appreciated nationally. I didn’t throw a whole lot of opinion on yesterday’s…

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November 24, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Randy Johnson joins Edgar Martinez on the 2015 Hall of Fame ballot

The ballot for the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class was released today. Former Mariners’ ace Randy Johnson makes his first appearance on the ballot along with 16 other newcomers. Johnson should be a lock to be inducted even in his first year of eligibility. His resume is pretty impeccable, starting with 303 career wins,…

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November 20, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Minor trade: Seattle acquires right-hander Sam Gaviglio

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…

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November 20, 2014 at 6:24 PM

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 (159×523) with 79 runs scored, 32 doubles, 6 triples, 4 home runs and 55 RBI in 128 games with…

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November 20, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Mariners receive philanthropic award

**** The Mariners received the 2014 Commissioner’s Award for Philanthropic Excellence on Thursday for their “Refuse to Abuse” campaign, which is a domestic violence prevention program across the state of Washington. Felix Hernandez, Michael Saunders and manager Lloyd McClendon have been active in the program. **** Here’s a PSA used this season.   From the press release…

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November 18, 2014 at 3:34 PM

Pat Listach named manager of the Tacoma Rainiers

The Tacoma Rainiers and the Mariners announced that Pat Listach will manage the Class AAA affiliate for the 2015 season. Listach replaces Roy Howell, who will remain in the organization in some capacity. “Pat has a great deal of experience, as a Major League player, and as a minor league coach and manager,” GM Jack Zduriencik said…

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