June 22, 2021

Evan White in agreement to sign extension with Mariners (Lookout Landing)

First thing early this morning, this tweet came along:

Followed by this one:

That last part of Passan’s tweet is what will catch most everyone’s attention, I’m sure. So, we’ve got an unprecedented early contract extension that is fairly large for a player who has no MLB service time yet. This is very interesting! What does it mean? Why did they do it? We’ll find out more soon, I’m sure, and we’ll keep you updated.

At first blush, this seems like a way to avoid the service time manipulation song and dance that MLB…

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