Tampa Bay Rays
The trade talks involving Mariners infielder Nick Franklin are heating up, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.
Wil Myers gives the Rays legitimate power in the middle of the batting order.
In recent days, reports have surfaced that the New York Mets have interest in Seattle Mariners infielders Brad Miller and Nick Franklin. Presumably the one that does not win the starting job at shortstop this […]
The best part about the idea of adding Colon for a team like Seattle? His contract, even if he were to get Hudson money, doesn’t impact the attempts to add two more hitters, nor does it prevent the club from making a play for Garza, Jimenez or Santana, too.
It’s not just big bats the Mariners are going after this offseason, the team wants to bulk up the bullpen. That need has turned the team’s attention to free agent reliever Fernando Rodney.
So far this offseason, the Tampa Bay Rays, Boston Red Sox and Colorado Rockies have all shown significant interest in signing first baseman and corner outfielder Corey Hart. Though nothing has been publicized, leaked, etc from Seattle, you can’t help but think Hart is on the Mariners’ radar.
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.
Joe Madden’s club won’t be satisfied with anything short of a sweep when the Rays visit Seattle Friday as part of the final leg of their 10-game western road trip.
Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb pitched five strong innings in his first big league game since being hit in the head by a batted ball two months ago, and the Rays beat the Mariners, 7-1, on Thursday night.
Rookie shortstop Brad Miller homered twice to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Rays 5-4 on Tuesday night.