Russell Wilson has enjoyed spending time with the Texas Rangers. Yet the Seattle Seahawks are never far from the young quarterback’s mind.
The Texas Rangers expect Seattle’s Super Bowl-winning quarterback to participate in a team workout and then be in uniform for a Cactus League game when Wilson visits camp Monday.
Yes, it’s a baseball uniform, but seeing Russell Wilson in anything but a Seahawks uniform is a little eerie, right?
We’re boring down on February, the free agent market for hitters has nearly dried up entirely and the Mariners continue to be tied to Nelson Cruz. Why? Maybe because the reporters are just connecting dots; the Mariners need offense and Cruz and Morales are two of the very best options available that could make some kind of difference. Maybe the Mariners have legitimate interest in Cruz. Why? I haven’t the foggiest.
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.
For the first time in weeks, the rumor mill at Safeco Field seems to be quiet. However, the prospect of Nelson Cruz joining the Mariners hasn’t quite died out yet.
Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders did it well. Michael Jordan not so much. Russell Wilson tried it before. They are all tremendous athletes who have been good enough to take a stab at professional baseball. […]
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was been selected by the Texas Rangers from the Colorado Rockies on Thursday in the Triple-A portion of baseball’s winter meeting draft.
Leonys Martin homered and drove in a career-high four runs as the Texas Rangers roughed up Felix Hernandez and romped past the Seattle Mariners 12-4 Thursday.
The Mariners will look to the King to prevent a six-game losing streak and a second consecutive sweep.