Ken Rosenthal tweets:
Source: Saunders one-year deal with #Mariners is for $6.5M. Can earn additional $1M in incentives. Mutual option for ‘14.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 8, 2013
A $6.5 million base salary for just one season would be an excellent deal for the Mariners. As pointed out yesterday, Saunders is a close replica of Jason Vargas, who will be making $8.5 million in 2013 and he was constrained by arbitration.