In Mariners news...
- The Mariners’ newest acquisition was one of Team Mexico’s hottest hitters in the World Baseball Classic last year:
Hey Mariners fans, ICYMI, this is what Luis Urías did in the WBC off of one of the best pitchers on the planet. pic.twitter.com/CCrOz4XPCd— Shawn Spradling (@Shawn_Spradling) November 18, 2023
Around the league...
- Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Aaron Nola has signed a seven-year/$172 million contract extension. He reportedly met with other teams but turned down offers of more money to remain in Philly.
- The San Diego Padres have signed shortstop Mason McCoy to a minor league deal, which includes an invitation to big league spring training.
- RHP Kyle Keller, who was a former Miami Marlins draft pick and has pitched in Japan for the past two season, is drawing interest from six MLB clubs.
- The Los Angeles Dodgers are in talks to acquire RHP Dylan Cease from the Chicago White Sox, although no deal has been finalized yet.