The Kansas City Royals have signed left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas to a four-year, $2 million contract.
Former Mariners starter Jason Vargas allowed just six hits and struck out seven over eight innings of work against his old team Sunday. But Jason Bay and Michael Morse each homered off Vargas late as the Mariners rallied to hand the Angels a 2-1 loss on Sunday.
The Seattle Mariners officially announced their $2.75 million, one-year deal with outfielder Raul Ibanez on Wednesday, returning the veteran to where he began his major league career in 1996.
The Mariners added more power to their lineup Wednesday by acquiring first baseman and designated hitter Kendrys Morales.
Oakland Athletics starter Tommy Milone worked six strong innings, Jonny Gomes hit a three-run homer and the A’s never let theMariners threaten.
After dominating their last seven games against Minnesota, perhaps the SeattleMariners were due for a clunker. Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno was happy to help. Deduno dominated for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe homered and had four RBIs, and the Twins pounded theMariners 10-0 on Wednesday night.
Jason Vargas shut down Toronto for seven innings and leading Seattle to a 7-2 victory Tuesday night. The Blue Jays have struck out 21 times and scored three runs in the first two games of the series.