In Mariners news...
- Two of the Mariners’ insane comeback wins were voted #5 and #1 game of the 2022 season!
- Registration is now open for the MLB Grit: Girls ID Tour, taking place in Seattle on January 28th.
Registration is open for the MLB Grit: Girls ID Tour event! @MLB and @USABaseball are hosting a one-day workout for female baseball players (ages 12-18) on January 28.— The Mariners Care Foundation (@MarinersCare) December 12, 2022
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- Corey Brock at The Athletic takes an early look at the Mariners’ projected 26-man roster.
Around the league...
- The Toronto Blue Jays and RHP Chris Bassitt are in agreement on a three-year/$63 million deal, earning him the third highest per-year salary among free agent pitchers, behind only Jacob deGrom and Justin Verlander.
- Michael Baumann at Fangraphs analyzes the three-team, nine-player trade involving the Atlanta Braves, Oakland A’s, and Milwaukee Brewers that sent catcher Sean Murphy to Atlanta.
- Veteran catcher Christian Vazquez has signed a three-year/$30 million deal with the Minnesota Twins, filling one of their most important offseason needs.
- The New York Yankees are reportedly expected to make a formal offer to free agent pitcher Carlos Rodon early this week.
- Congrats to the Seattle Sounders on having their CCL Final campaign named as the MLS Marketing Initiative of the Year!