In Mariners News...
- You’ve most likely heard by now, but Evan White signed a monumental deal with the Ms.
The Mariners and first-base prospect Evan White are in agreement on a six-year, $24 million contract with three club options, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 22, 2019
White, 23, spent last season at Double-A. No player at that level ever has received a long-term extension.
- Jonathan Mayo at MLB.com gives us an update of the Mariners’ farm system.
The #Mariners' farm got a makeover and the result is a much-improved system. With a 1-2 punch of Jarred Kelenic and Julio Rodriguez & the likes of Evan White, who is signing a lucrative contract extension, the sky is the limit.— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) November 22, 2019
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- There’s only 1 week left to buy a Rainiers hat and support Jason Lee Middle School!
There's just over 1⃣ week left to buy a Rainiers hat in support of @JasonLeeBobcats "Watts Up!" solar project ‼️ Together we're making an impact in R City during the #holidays | #RHatRCity | Shop R Hats: https://t.co/MsSP4YvhWm pic.twitter.com/ZUgRL46US8— Tacoma Rainiers (@RainiersLand) November 22, 2019
Around The League...
- Jose Abreu has agreed to a 3 year/$50 million deal with the White Sox.
- The Athletic writes about the rise of Jomboy.
Three years ago, Jimmy O’Brien was living across the country and searching for direction. His parents worried. “How long do we let him go before we say come on, just get a job?’” The improbable rise of baseball’s viral king @Jomboy_, a breakdown.https://t.co/bCZ9BSbP4R— Marc Carig (@MarcCarig) November 22, 2019
- The latest update on the Astros sign-stealing scandal:
Major League Baseball is asking players about buzzing Band-Aids, furtive earpieces and pitch-picking algorithms as it tries to separate fact from fiction in its investigation into the Astros' sign-stealing scandal, sources tell ESPN. The latest news @espn: https://t.co/q2nNzg6n9G— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 23, 2019
- Former Mariner Stefen Romero is now an unrestricted free agent.
Former Mariners OF Stefen Romero, who spent the last three years with the Orix Buffaloes and hit .305/.363/.539 in 2019, is an unrestricted free agent, per his agent, Nate Heisler of @Rep1Baseball. He could go back to Japan, head to Korea or return to affiliated ball in the U.S.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 22, 2019