The Seattle Mariners have signed slugger Nelson Cruz to a four-year deal, adding a needed right-handed power hitter to their lineup.
Steve, Bill and Jason talk with Seahawk Running Back Robert Turbin, Mariners 3rd Baseman Kyle Seager, MLB analyst for Bleacher Report Anthony Witrado, and Pac 12 College Football analyst Roxy Bernstein.
The Mariners announced the deal Tuesday, a week after the sides first reached agreement
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports the Mariners and Kyle Seager have agreed to a seven-year, $100 million extension heading into the 2015 season.
In this week’s episode, host Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson debate the merits of the Seattle Mariners potentially trading for Justin Upton and Evan Gattis of the Atlanta Braves, Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as well free agents Nelson Cruz, Yasmany Tomas and Hanley Ramirez.
The Seattle Mariners are rumored to have interest in Justin Upton again, while clubs show interest in Mariners’ starting pitchers and young position players.
Seager is the first Mariner to win the award since 2010.
Taijuan Walker turned in the best start of his career, but it wasn’t enough to get the slumping Seattle Mariners back on track
“I probably just wanted it a bit too much,” Paxton said. “It all seemed like a blur there for a moment.”
The Seattle Mariners have spent the past three months using Kendrys Morales in the cleanup most of the time. A change is overdue.