The Mariners Sign Endy Chavez

According to Jon Heyman of CBS, the Mariners have signed 35 year old corner outfielder Endy Chavez to a minor league contract. Chavez had signed a minor league deal with the Royals over the off-season, but really struggled statistically (which is not predictive but descriptive), and was released earlier this week. Mariner fans might remember […]


Kameron Loe Scouting Report

The Mariners have signed 31 year old right-handed reliever Kameron Loe to a minor league contract. Loe, a former 20th round pick by the Texas Rangers in 2002, had pitched the last three years for the Milwaukee Brewers but was non-tendered after the 2012 season. In 542.1 career MLB innings, Loe has a career 95 […]


Scouting Reports on the Mariners Two Newest Minor Leaguers

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Mariners made two small minor league signings in January, left-handed pitcher Eric Niesen and outfielder Kurt Fleming. I don’t know if they are invited to Major League Spring Training or not, but probably not. Eric Niesen is a 27 year old who has worked mostly as a […]

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Nick Swisher and the 12th Pick

According to Jon Heyman, while the Mariners would be willing to forfeit their 1st round pick for one of the elite free agents that declined a qualifying offer, Nick Swisher is not one of the players the Mariners would be willing to give up their 1st round pick to sign. The Mariners pick 12th overall […]

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Mariners, meet Nick Swisher – Swisher, Mariners

#mariners badly wanted hamilton, too. so #angels deal disappointed 2 al west rivals. hou and oak presumably sat this 1 out — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 13, 2012   The Mariners badly wanted Josh Hamilton. Well, that didn’t turn out the way we all wanted, eh? It’s time to turn our attention elsewhere folks. Meet […]

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Andres Torres to be Non-Tendered: Should the Mariners be Interested?

According to recent reports, the Mets are going to non-tender center fielder Andres Torres, which would make him a free agent. Torres had a monster year in 2010 where he had an ISO of over .200 (with a 125 wRC +), 26 stolen bases, along with playing mainly (and a plus) center field. This made […]