Latest Kolten Wong News

Mariners hope offseason additions have closed gap in AL West

Feb. 01, 2023 20:34 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Jerry Dipoto saw up close last year during the regular season and again in October where the differences lie if the Seattle Mariners expect to close the gap on Houston in the AL West. While this winter lacked any significant splashes in free agency, Dipoto said...

Mariners get 2B Kolten Wong from Brewers for Winker, Toro

Dec. 02, 2022 20:01 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Right before the start of baseball's winter meetings, the Seattle Mariners checked off another offseason need, this time with a Gold Glove second baseman. Seattle acquired Kolten Wong from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday in a trade for outfielder Jesse Winker and...

Brewers decline option on Brad Boxberger, claim Tyson Miller

Nov. 10, 2022 19:14 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have declined the $3 million 2023 team option on right-handed reliever Brad Boxberger. In other moves Thursday, the Brewers claimed right-hander Tyson Miller off waivers from the Texas Rangers and reacquired catcher Payton Henry from the Miami...

Rizzo, Bassitt turn down options, among 11 now free agents

Nov. 08, 2022 22:56 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — First baseman Anthony Rizzo became a free agent again when he declined his $16 million option with the New York Yankees for 2023. Pitcher Chris Bassitt declined his $19 million option with the New York Mets and followed rotation mates Jacob deGrom and Taijuan...

Brewers pick up $10 million 2023 option on 2B Kolten Wong

Nov. 08, 2022 18:01 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kolten Wong is staying in Milwaukee. The Brewers have picked up the $10 million 2023 team option on the veteran second baseman. Wong, 32, batted .251 this season and had a career-high 15 homers to go along with 47 RBIs and 17 steals in 134 games. He...