The former Mariners relief pitcher will sign a $4.25 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Most pundits are now projecting Tanaka signs with either Seattle or Arizona, but if any of the rumors, vis-a-vis the Mariners’ heavy courting of the split-finger master and the idea that perhaps Tanaka already knows where he wants to play, things could end well for the Emerald City.
A baseball official with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Mariners are on the verge of bringing back utility man Willie Bloomquist.
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
The Mariners have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent pitcher Joe Saunders, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.
Both The Mariners and Diamondbacks have reportedly been talking with the Detroit Tigers about pitcher Rick Porcello’s availability.
The dream of the Mariners landing Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton isn’t likely going to happen after all.
Continuing to pick up veterans looking to turn their careers around, the Mariners have inked in first baseman Mike Jacobs to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training