It feels a little strange that we haven’t seen any major Mariners roster movement at this point…could this really be the Quiet Offseason we’ve been promised under Dipoto?
In Mariners news…
ICYMI, the deadline to add people to the 40-man roster and protect them from the Rule-5 Draft passed yesterday. The Mariners didn’t add anyone new, which we covered with surprise.
Around the league…
According to this (and a source), Adrian Sampson is going to South Korea to play for the Lotte Giants. https://t.co/eNpupdGXIW
Unclear if this was official in time to have any impact on protecting Rule 5 guys today or not, but as best I can figure, roster is at 39 now.
— Levi Weaver (@ThreeTwoEephus) November 21, 2019
MLB middle infielders since 1977 to have at least five consecutive seasons with 7+ WAR:
Alex Rodriguez – 2000-2005
Chase Utley – 2005-2009
End of list.
— Jonny Heller (@jonnyheller) November 19, 2019
- No surprise that the slugging catcher is drawing some interest.
Robinson Chirinos’ market is already active this winter. In addition to the Mets (1st reported by @KenDavidoff), the Astros, Reds and Rangers are among teams that have shown interest in the…