M's Sign Blanco, DFA ShoppachOn Friday, the Mariners signed catcher Henry Blanco and simultaneously designated catcher Kelly Shoppach for assignment, according to the team.
Mariners Are Knocked Around Again In Front Of The Smallest Crowd In Safeco HistoryMichael Saunders sprained his right shoulder after crashing into the outfield wall to make a catch in the first inning of Wednesday night's 8-3 loss. What's more discouraging is that the stadium only had 10,493 people inside it.
Seattle Finalizes Deal With Shoppach, Designate KelleyThe Seattle Mariners have finalized a one-year deal with catcher Kelly Shoppach, providing a needed backup to expected starter Jesus Montero.
More Catching Help: M's Sign Kelly ShoppachGreg Johns of MLB.com reports the Mariners signed free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach to a major league deal.