The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
Rickie Weeks hit a mammoth home run for a Seattle Mariners split squad Saturday in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Former Washington Husky Jake Lamb will be joining the Arizona Diamondbacks for Thursday’s series finale against the Kansas City Royals.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
Robinson Cano got two more hits and drove in two runs Thursday to help the Seattle Mariners top the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3.
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.