Filed under: Stream Mariners, Nelson Cruz agree to 4 year, $57 million deal Contributors: Lookout Landing Staff Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Mariners, Nelson Cruz agree to 4 year, $57 million deal Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email The Mariners went out and bought themselves a bat, and did so while holding onto all their trade chips. 6 Total Updates Since Dec 1, 2014, 8:57am PST Follow this stream December 2, 2014 Narratives be damned, the Mariners got their guy By Colin O'Keefe The Nelson Cruz signing has its risks, certainly, but it's important to understand some of the reasoning behind it. December 1, 2014 Nelson Cruz and baseballing as an aging slugger By Andrew_Rice@Andrew_Rice Nelson Cruz probably isn't going to age well, but it might not be as bad as you think. December 1, 2014 Will Nelson Cruz Hit Home Runs? By Jake Mailhot@jakemailhot Nelson Cruz hits the ball far and he hits the ball hard. Will Safeco Field suck his power dry? December 1, 2014 Internet reacts to Cruz signing with a level head By Peter Woodburn@wernies A lot of money - yes. A lot of years - yes. Are the Mariners better in 2015 - yes. December 1, 2014 Cruz isn't ideal, but a reasonable risk for M's By Scott Weber@scottyweebs Ideally, the Mariners would be able to add a different player in their win-now window, but Cruz fills a need at a non-crippling cost. The Mariners still hold onto all their trade chips and have freedom to make another big addition. December 1, 2014 Nelson Cruz is a Mariner for 4 years, $57 million By Scott Weber@scottyweebs The Mariners went out and bought themselves a bat, and did so while holding onto all their trade chips.