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Brewers claim utilityman Tim Lopes off waivers from Mariners

Dec. 22, 2020 7:16 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have claimed utilityman Tim Lopes off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Lopes, 26, batted .238 with two homers and 15 RBIs in 46 games for Seattle last season. He posted a .278 on-base percentage and a .364 slugging percentage. He hit .270 with one homer and 12 RBIs...

Cubs claim OF Phillip Ervin off waivers from Mariners

Dec. 22, 2020 3:32 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs claimed outfielder Phillip Ervin off waivers from the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday. Ervin spent time with Cincinnati and Seattle during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, batting .149 with four RBIs in 37 games. He was designated for assignment by the Mariners last week. The...

Chris Flexen, Mariners agree to $4.75M, 2-year contract

Dec. 18, 2020 10:57 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Right-hander Chris Flexen and the Seattle Mariners agreed to a $4.75 million, two-year contract on Friday. The 26-year-old gets a $600,000 signing bonus, a $1.4 million salary next season and a $2.75 million salary in 2021. The deal includes an $8 million option for 2022 that would become...

Keynan Middleton agrees to $800,000 deal with Mariners

Dec. 17, 2020 11:00 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners kept up their bullpen overhaul Wednesday by agreeing to an $800,000, one-year contract with right-handed reliever Keynan Middleton. Middleton can earn an additional $50,000 in performance bonuses for games: $12,500 each for 30, 40, 50 and 60. The 27-year-old appeared in...

File-This Sept. 9, 2020, file photo shows Texas Rangers relief pitcher Rafael Montero throwing to the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. The Seattle Mariners bolstered their bullpen on Tuesday by acquiring right-handed reliever Montero from the Rangers.  (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Mariners bolster bullpen, get Montero in trade with Rangers

Dec. 15, 2020 4:44 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners bolstered their bullpen on Tuesday by acquiring right-handed reliever Rafael Montero from the Texas Rangers. The 30-year-old Montero was the Rangers closer for most of last season after Jose Leclerc was sidelined for the season due to a right shoulder injury after just...

Haniger, Mariners agree to $3.01M deal, avoid arbitration

Dec. 7, 2020 3:26 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Outfielder Mitch Haniger and the Seattle Mariners agreed to a $3.01 million, one-year contract Monday that avoided arbitration. Haniger did not play last season due to lingering issues from injuries sustained during the 2019 season. But the Mariners expect the former All-Star to be fully...

Ken Griffey Jr. joins ownership group for Seattle Sounders

Nov. 17, 2020 3:43 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders have added Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. to the club’s ownership group. Griffey’s ownership stake was finalized earlier in the year, but the announcement had been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team said Tuesday. Griffey and his family...