In Mariners news...
- Don’t miss the Bloodworks Northwest Pop-Up Blood Drive returning to T-Mobile Park this month!
The @BloodworksNW Pop-Up Blood Drive is coming back to @TMobilePark!— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) November 6, 2022
Donate in your Mariners gear on November 14, 15 and December 12, 13, 14 to show your support for local hospitals. Schedule your appointment https://t.co/Wv1LRor1Ry pic.twitter.com/fUHYcb7bV3
- MLB Network’s Jon Morosi analyzes which bats the Mariners should target in this year’s free agent market.
Around the league...
- Star reliever Edwin Diaz has signed a 5-year/$102 million deal to remain with the New York Mets, making him the highest paid reliever in MLB history.
- LHP Carlos Rodon has officially opted out of his contract with the San Francisco Giants, making him a free agent and leaving the Giants with a major hole to fill in their starting rotation.
- Former St. Louis Cardinals’ outfielder Matt Holliday is set to return to the team in a coaching role, as he’s been hired to fill the role of bench coach. He’ll replace Skip Schumaker, who was hired in October as the Miami Marlins’ new manager.
- The Minnesota Twins are planning to pick up RHP Sonny Gray’s $12.5 million team option to keep him with the team through the 2023 season.
- The Washington Nationals have declined their 2023 mutual option on Nelson Cruz, making the veteran DH a free agent once again.