Left-hander Tyler Olson was traded from the Mariners to the Dodgers for a player to be named or cash on Friday, two days after being designated for assignment by Seattle.
Ryne Harper, a 26-year-old right-handed reliever who has spent the past three seasons in Double-A, was acquired by the Mariners from the Braves on Friday to complete an earlier deal that sent reliever Jose Ramirez to Atlanta.
In the end, Hisashi Iwakuma says he thinks things worked out for the best. And he got no argument from Mariners officials who were thrilled to re-sign the 34-year-old right-hander on a one-year guaranteed deal that automatically extends two more years if he pitches 162 innings each of the next two seasons.
First baseman Andy Wilkins, designated for assignment last week by the Mariners, was claimed off waivers by the Rangers on Monday.
Jerry Dipoto added a critical piece to his Mariners makeover on Monday as the club announced the signing of free-agent reliever Steve Cishek to a two-year contract.
Veteran infielder Ed Lucas, who spent last season in Triple-A with the Rangers, has agreed to a Minor League deal with the Mariners and will be invited to Major League camp, according to a source.
The Hisashi Iwakuma saga did a complete 360-degree twist late Thursday as the Mariners announced they’ve re-signed the 34-year-old right-hander to a one-year guaranteed deal, with two more potential vesting years.
Pitchers Casey Coleman, Brad Mills and Blake Parker are among five players the Mariners have signed to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training, the club announced Thursday.
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A.J. Schugel, a right-handed pitcher who made his Major League debut in the D-backs’ bullpen last season, was claimed off waivers by the Mariners on Wednesday in a move that potentially adds to the organization’s rotation depth.
Steve Cishek grew up in Massachusetts and played most of his Major League career in Miami, about as far from the Pacific Northwest as you can get in MLB circles. But the former Marlins closer says Seattle quickly rose to the top of his wish list once he talked to new general manager Jerry Dipoto […]