Los Angeles Dodgers
The Seattle Mariners are reportedly talking with free-agent left-hander Chris Capuano about a possible deal.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly on the verge of giving their ace Clayton Kershaw a record-setting extension. Should it go through, the Dodgers might be done spending this offseason, which would take them out of the running to land Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
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.
Churchill: “I have no doubt that the Mariners have the kind of interest in every significant free agent to pay the market rate. With Cano, that likely means $200 million guaranteed, maybe more. I believe the Mariners are willing to pay that. What I don’t believe is that Cano would take it.”
Former Mariners pitcher Brandon League is getting recognition he doesn’t want: CBS Sports has named League as having the worst contract of all relief pitchers in Major League Baseball.
With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
A jury on Monday convicted one-time Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley of abusing his estranged wife.
If Kenley Jansen could toss 80-90 frames for Los Angeles, he could strike out 130-140 batters with a low ERA and WHIP.
The Mariners made a low-risk move Tuesday by signing veteran right-handed pitcher Jon Garland to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.