We’re still dealing with the fall-out from a wild non-tender Monday. Free agent rumors are starting to pick up, but still no major blockbusters from the Mariners yet. What gives?
In Mariners news...
- Shannon Drayer talks abut the Mariners’ non-tendering of Domingo Santana and Tim Beckham among other things in her latest Mariners notebook.
Around the league...
- Zack Wheeler is drawing a lot of interest and should earn six figures this offseason, according to Ken Rosenthal at The Athletic. ($)
- Seems just like noise to me.
Brewers have gotten strong trade interest in Keston Hiura, according to sources. A deal has been described as highly unlikely, with one team in contact with the Brewers saying it would take a “shit ton” to facilitate a trade.— Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) December 3, 2019
- This sure would have been something.
Also in the category of old nuggets, there was a point close to the trade deadline where the Astros thought they were getting both Wheeler and syndergaard. They were mad at Mets that day when it didn’t happen. But we’re all going to die one day anyway— Andy Martino (@martinonyc) December 3, 2019
- Yankees exec Jean Afterman is the first-ever recipient of Baseball America’s Trailblazer of the Year Award.
- The Blue Jays are just swiping up all the former Mariners.
#BlueJays avoid arbitration with reliever Anthony Bass and sign him to a one-year, $1.5 million deal— Kaitlyn McGrath (@kaitlyncmcgrath) December 3, 2019
- David Schoenfield gets creative and crafts blockbuster trades for each team in baseball.
- Craig Edwards at Fangraphs wonders what to make of all of the non-tenders we saw.
- The A’s have agreed to a two-year deal with lefty Jake Diekman.