12/7/2013 | Mariners were primed to go hard after Cano
With few other big-money commitments and a great need in the middle of their lineup, the Mariners were in a prime position to offer Robinson Cano a 10-year deal.
12/6/2013 | Mariners have experience dealing in big numbers
Once Robinson Cano's 10-year, $240 million deal becomes official, the mid-market Mariners will have two of the top 11 highest-paid players in Major League history on their current roster. But the club isn't totally new to big deals.
12/6/2013 | Mariners players pumped about Cano deal
Robinson Cano's new Mariners teammates were delighted to learn the former Yankees star had agreed to a reported 10-year, $240 million deal.
12/6/2013 | Mariners need to add more than Cano to compete
To really cash in on Robinson Cano, the Mariners need to put at least one more experienced, impact bat -- and probably two -- around him. Because the only way Cano's signing makes sense in the long run is if it contributes to winning.
12/6/2013 | Cano bucks odds again with Mariners' megadeal
Sure, the Robinson Cano negotiations turned out a lot different than most of us thought they would. The Yankees lost their No. 3 hitter to the Mariners for a compensation Draft pick -- essentially unimaginable in any era -- but it's hardly the first time Cano has written an unexpected script.
12/6/2013 | Sources: Cano agrees to deal with Mariners
Looking for an impact player to help bolster their offense, the Mariners landed a whopper on Friday when five-time All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano agreed to a 10-year, $240 million deal, according to multiple sources. The Mariners said they were not able to confirm any news regarding Cano.
12/5/2013 | Cano reportedly flies to Seattle for meeting with club
Free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano flew from New York to Seattle to meet with Mariners officials on Thursday, according to an ESPN Deportes report, as negotiating tactics for the five-time Yankees All-Star kicked up a notch.
12/5/2013 | Bloomquist excited to return to where career began
Veteran utility man Willie Bloomquist, who was drafted and played seven years with the Mariners at the beginning of his career, returned to his roots Thursday as Seattle officially announced his signing of a two-year deal.
12/4/2013 | Zduriencik mum on pursuit of free-agent Cano
While reports persist that the Mariners are aggressively in pursuit of free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano, those rumors aren't coming from the club or general manager Jack Zduriencik.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | Wilson named roving Minors catching coordinator
The Mariners are bringing back a familiar authority on play behind the plate. Dan Wilson, who caught more games (1,281) than any other player in franchise history, returned to the organization on Tuesday as Seattle's roving Minor League catching coordinator.
12/3/2013 | Mariners in position to make noise at Winter Meetings
Although the Winter Meetings are sometimes more about rumors and reports than actual wheeling and dealing, general manager Jack Zduriencik and the Mariners are in position this offseason to make some moves in free agency. Seattle could be one of the teams creating news when executives from all 30 Major League teams gather starting on Monday.
12/2/2013 | Mariners bringing back utility man Bloomquist
Looking to provide depth in their young infield and outfield, the Mariners are bringing back veteran utility man Willie Bloomquist, according to a Major League source. The deal is pending a physical exam.