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The Mariners' signing of Robinson Cano was matched by the impact moves of the Rangers and Athletics. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Prospect Insider: Who’s In, Who’s Out | AL West

It was an extraordinarily busy winter for the five clubs in the American League West. Each organization made significant moves, with all but the Los Angeles Angels spending big dollars to improve their respective rosters. Let’s take a look at the details.

1090 The Fan–03/11/2014

Raul Ibanez (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Ibanez To Sign With Angels

Free agent outfielder and designated hitter Raul Ibanez will sign with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

1090 The Fan–12/18/2013

Raul Ibanez signs autographs for fans after the final game of the regular season (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Will Ibanez Go Back To New York?

According to a report from the New York Post, the Yankees are interested in bringing back Raul Ibanez as a designated hitter against right-handed pitching.

1090 The Fan–11/19/2013

Kendrys Morales heads back to the dugout after striking out with the bases loaded to end the seventh inning (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Houston’s 13 Runs Sink Seattle Quickly

An ugly loss Tuesday night against the rebuilding Houston Astros continued a downward trend for the Mariners and pushed the team to hold a players-only meeting.

1090 The Fan–09/11/2013

Erasmo Ramirez is removed from the game by manager Eric Wedge in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Ramirez Let Down By Mariners Bullpen In 4-1 Loss

Erasmo Ramirez gave the Mariners a nearly spotless performance, but it was not enough as the Tampa Bay Rays came from behind for a 4-1 win over Seattle.

1090 The Fan–09/08/2013

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TTYM: Bad Luck Bowler, Bubba Watson’s Major Trick And Ibanez Rivals Jepsen

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns  here. Watch Bubba Watson’s clever golf trick, a pro bowler blow a 300 game, a big guy battle a water bottle and Raul Ibanez giving Carly Rae Jepsen a run for her money. What? […]

08/12/2013

Felix Hernandez (photo credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Blue Jays Knock Around Seattle’s Ace In 7-2 Win

Josh Johnson believed the mechanical changes he was attempting to make would finally lead to a successful outing and an end to his lengthy losing streak for the Toronto right-hander.

1090 The Fan–08/07/2013

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M’s Run Into Unusual Double Play, Lose In 15

Stephen Drew singled in the winning run in the 15th to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Mariners and back into first place in the AL East in a game that ended early Thursday morning.

1090 The Fan–08/01/2013

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Mariners’ Fast Start Doesn’t Last In Boston

Up 1-0 after a pair of hits off Red Sox rookie Brandon Workman, the Mariners were trailing 2-1 just four batters into the Boston lineup, with much more to come in an eventual 8-2 loss Tuesday night.

1090 The Fan–07/31/2013

Felix Hernandez (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mariners 1st Half Report Card: C/C-

While the Mariners are not leading the pack in the AL West — nor are they within striking range of a playoff spot — the 2013 season thus far is not the disaster it was on pace to be.

1090 The Fan–07/17/2013

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