In Mariners news...
- The Mariners are reportedly one of the top teams interested in Cleveland Guardians first baseman Josh Naylor.
- RHP Brett de Gues has signed with the team on a minor league deal, and has been assigned to Triple-A Tacoma.
Around the league...
- The Miami Marlins have acquired catcher Christian Bethancourt from the Cleveland Guardians in exchange for cash considerations.
- Lefty reliever Will Smith has reached a one-year/$5 million deal with the Kansas City Royals.
- Catcher Austin Hedges has signed a one-year/$4 million deal with the Cleveland Guardians.
- The Detroit Tigers add a veteran presence to their bullpen with the addition of LHP Andrew Chafin, who has signed with the team on a one-year/$4.25 million deal
- Anthony Castrovince at MLB.com hypothesizes that the Los Angeles Dodgers’ trio of Freddie Freeman, Mookie Betts, and Shohei Ohtani could be one of the best MLB trios of all time.
- Free agent RHP Yoshinobu Yamamoto is reportedly meeting with the New York Yankees today.