Archive: November, 2021
The shape of the division as lockout looms
We're 24 hours or so away from a likely suspension of baseball's regular offseason activity. When the current collective bargaining agreement between the Commissioner's office and the players' union expires at 8:59pm PST tomorrow, it's expected Commissioner Rob Manfred and the club owners will impose a lockout, halting any activity until a new agreement is reached.
M's sign reigning Cy Young champ Ray
Seattle General Manager Jerry Dipoto struck again today, landing one of the biggest free-agent pitchers on the market for Your Seattle Mariners. Left-hander Robbie Ray, winner of the 2021 American League Cy Young Award, will join the M's on a five-year pact as soon as he clears medical evaluations. (UPDATE, 11/30/21: The deal is now official.)
Mariners trade for Frazier, have two offers to free agents
Seattle General manager Jerry Dipoto addressed one of next season's needs for Your Seattle Mariners today by doing what he's wont to do: make a trade. This time, the deal was with the San Diego Padres and netted for the M's the services of second baseman Adam Frazier.
Mariners tweak coaching staff for 2022
The Mariners announced some changes in their coaching staff today, retaining some from 2011 while adding a few new names to the mix.
What will the Mariners look like in 2022?
Following up on the post from earlier this week on the potential state of affairs for baseball's 2022 season, we shift from the Majors as a whole to Your Seattle Mariners in particular. Or, we will after a brief check-in with MLB.com reporter Jon Heyman:
What will MLB look like in 2022?
The World Series is over and the bad guys defeated the worse guys four games to two in one of the more forgettable Fall Classics in history. It's now officially the offseason, one that figures to be significant for Your Seattle Mariners. But more on that in a future post.