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Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/1/21: Hanser Alberto, Carlos Rodon, and Salvador Perez

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In Mariners News...

  • Scott Servais expresses his confidence in the Mariners’ core group of players and is excited for the team to build on the foundation its recently built.

Around The League...

  • In a debate that bears a strong resemblance to the negotiations surrounding last season’s formatting, MLB and the MLBPA clash once again as they discuss MLB’s recent pitch for a 154-game season.
  • Infielder Hanser Alberto has agreed to a minor league deal with the Royals. He’ll be guaranteed $1.65 million if he makes the big league roster, and has another $350,000 in incentives available.
  • With one year left on his contract, veteran catcher Salvador Perez hopes to stay with the Royals for many years to come.
  • Carlos Rodon’s return to the White Sox brings new expectations and higher hopes, writes James Fegan at The Athletic. ($)

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