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Mariners' Dylan Moore agrees to 3-year contract extension

Seattle Mariners utilityman Dylan Moore agreed to a three-year contract extension that runs through 2025, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however MLB.com reported that it is worth $8.875 million with escalators that could elevate the value to $9 million.

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Ezra Roberts

40 in 40: Logan Gilbert seeks to become unpredictable

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A new pitch mix could help Logan Gilbert get back to ace status

2022 was the year of the rookie for many teams, but in particular the Seattle Mariners. Julio Rodríguez obviously broke through and was crucial down the stretch, knocking clutch hits when it mattered, and was rewarded with a Rookie of the Year victory. Just as exciting was the emergence of George Kirby, another highly touted prospect who put on quite the performance for...

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Zach Mason

I believe in Jarred Kelenic

Believe. Or don’t. I’m a sign, not a cop. | Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images

It’s a long winter—we can all have a little Jarred hopium, as a treat

In the last series of the regular season, Jarred Kelenic hit a line drive. What was special about this line drive? Nothing. And that’s what we’re here to discuss.

Jarred’s been making very good contact

Judged by his results, Kelenic had an awful 2022, with a 55 wRC+ somehow worse than the 74 he put up in his debut season...

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Anders Jorstad

Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/8/23: Bo Bichette, MLB Realignment, and LeBron James

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Starting off your Wednesday with some news from around baseball (and other sports).

Hello everyone! Here’s what’s happening in baseball right now...

In Mariners news... In his latest mailbag, Corey Brock at The Athletic answered questions on Mariners All-Stars, offseason regrets, likely roster cuts, and more. ($)

Around the league... Bo Bichette has spent this offseason helping out with an after-school program in his hometown. Speaking of...

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Kate Preusser

An elegy for Mariners FanFest, the last pure good thing

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In a world that feels increasingly focused on squeezing every last penny of profits from consumers, Mariners FanFest stood alone. Now it seems it’s a thing of the past.

Across baseball, several teams have been holding their FanFests over the past few weeks, a fan-centered event that serves as both an unofficial kickoff and a palette-whetter for spring training. The Giants just had theirs on February 4, sponsored by the city of Scottsdale, already...

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Kate Preusser

40 in 40: Tommy La Stella seeks to reinvent himself, again

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Changes La Stella has been seeking to make with his swing have been sidetracked multiple times. Will he reach his final form with the Mariners?

Some great artists are content to make variations on a theme album after album, staying within their musical lane, doing what they do best and doing it well. No one is telling Adele to write fewer piano ballads, and she wouldn’t stop if anyone did. For those with the rarefied skillset of an...

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Becca Weinberg

Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/7/23: Ian Kinsler, Stephen Piscotty, and Ronald Guzman

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Happy Tuesday!

In Mariners news... The Mariners continue to show their excitement for Teoscar Hernandez joining their team and the important power he can add to their offense. ($) Spring Training Prefunk begins today at 10 am, with various ways to interact with Mariners players via Youtube, Instagram Live, Twitter, and more, followed by Trivia Night at Hatback Bar and Grille with Rick Rizzs. Around the league... Jeff Passan at ESPN+ sits down with New...

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Kate Preusser

Mariners announce affiliate coaching staffs for 2023

this was Mike Freeman’s player portrait from 2017 but he could probably just reuse it as his managerial one | Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Meet the people helping the Mariners’ minor leaguers take the next step in their pro careers

The Mariners have now announced their full coaching staffs for the 2023 season, from the major-league coaching staff with the addition of Stephen Vogt, to the Player Development and High Performance Staffs, to the affiliate coaching staffs....

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Zach Mason

40 in 40: Robbie Ray’s long offseason

Bring back the ‘stache, Robbie | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

What happens when you have to wait five months before you can get back on the horse?

Philadelphia had a one-run lead in the bottom of the ninth, so they went to their closer, Mitch Williams. A walk and a single later, Joe Carter stepped into the box and ended the 1993 World Series on a walk-off home run. Joe touched ‘em all, and he never hit a bigger home run in his life.

Mitch Williams, on the other hand, had...

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Becca Weinberg

Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/6/23: Carlos Beltran, Brandon Crawford, and Fernando Tatis Jr.

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Some light links to begin your week.

In Mariners news... Jerry Dipoto discusses the team’s expectations for first baseman Evan White this season and their hopes for his recovery moving forward. 2023 Spring Training single-game tickets are still available, make sure to grab yours today! Around the league... Carlos Beltran is set to return to the New York Mets in a front office role as a baseball operations assistant to GM Billy Eppler. Brandon...

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Bren Everfolly

Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/5/23: Fernando Valenzuela, Logan Webb, and Miguel Rojas

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A Dodgers legend finally gets his due, one extension and possibly more coming soon too, and gritty live action Mario (if that’s of interest to you).

In Mariners news... Sam Haggerty shared his thoughts on the Mariners and their postseason run with MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM.

"We're THAT close."

Sam Haggerty re-lives the Mariners postseason run and how it's changed the perception in Seattle. @Mariners | #SeaUsRise pic.twitter.com/pWTeRAj0r8

— MLB Network...

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Anders Jorstad

Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/4/23: Julio Rodríguez, Cole Tucker, and Jake McGee

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I am very ready for another season of Julio.

Hello all! Welcome to Saturday. Let us check out what’s going on around baseball...

In Mariners news... And to think, we get to watch this guy play for the Mariners for the next 15+ years.

A true 5-tool player @Mariners | @JRODshow44 | #SeaUsRise pic.twitter.com/B7rXrJZtMl

— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) February 3, 2023 The Mariners are picking up a bunch of Tread Athletics dudes. Here’s the...

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FanPost Friday: In defense of road grays and powder blues

Ichiro wore the road grays in his final MLB game in 2019. I won’t forget what you’re taking from us, Nike/MLB! | Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images

Speculation, teeth-gnashing, and loud opinions about the league-imposed changes to the Seattle Mariners uniforms in 2023

The tradition-shattering Mariners uniform news broke after last week’s FanPost Friday was written and published, so my apologies for the late nature of this commentary. But, as LL’s resident...

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Anders Jorstad

Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/3/23: Cal Raleigh, the DR WBC Team, and Baseball Ownership

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Who’s ready for the second Cal Raleigh breakout season?

Good morning folks! Let’s get this Friday started with some news from the world of baseball.

In Mariners news... Following his first bullpen session of the spring, Cal Raleigh says he feels great and is ready to go. Larry Stone at The Seattle Times broke down the preseason press conference with Scott Servais and what the Mariners expect to do in 2023.

Around the...

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Will The Mariners Wear The AL West Crown? Lookout Landing Podcast


Hello Seattle Mariners fans!

Kate and John are here to follow up the Mariners very optimistic, inaugural spring training press conference and news is bountiful. The crew goes through the injury updates (EVAN WHITE LIVES!), Jerry’s comments on Bryce Miller and previews the limited number of camp battles yet to come.

As a follow up to last week’s news: we do not currently have a fixed answer regarding the future status of the pod but things are moving behind the scenes to...

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John Trupin

Dylan Moore and the Seattle Mariners agree on three-year, $8.875 million extension

Hey Dylan, point at who is gonna see a lot more of you for the next few years in Seattle | Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images

Another M’s player joins the extension wave.

On Wednesday, Jeff Passan of ESPN reported a since widely confirmed bit of breaking new: the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a three-year contract extension with UTIL Dylan Moore worth $8.875 million guaranteed. The deal buys out Moore’s 2023 and 2024 seasons where he was in arbitration as well as locking up...

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John Trupin

40 in 40: Luis Castillo is the icing and the cake

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Seattle’s freshly extended ace could be the division’s most valuable starter.

When was the last time the Seattle Mariners had the ace of the AL West?

While Félix Hernández’s heyday is hardly ancient history, the cream of the crop has been reserved for pitchers among the league’s best. In Houston, Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole, and Zack Greinke. In Texas, Lance Lynn, Mike Minor, and Cole Hamels. In Oakland, Frankie Montas,...

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Seattle Mariners could go to a platoon in left field

The Mariners’ plans in left field have looked fairly straightforward since the team signed AJ Pollock to a one-year deal last month, but President of Baseball

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Report: Mariners reach 3-year deal with Dylan Moore

The Seattle Mariners and utilityman Dylan Moore are in agreement on a three-year contract extension worth at least $8.875 million, ESPN reported. The new deal buys out Moore's two arbitration years and one free agent year, per the report.

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Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/2/23: Dylan Moore, Kyle Tyler, and Diego Castillo

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Man, I’m ready for Mariners baseball to return.

Hello everyone and happy Thursday! We’ve got a lot of Mariners news today, so let’s chop to it.

In Mariners news... In case you missed it, the Mariners signed infielder Dylan Moore to a three-year extension, buying out a year of free agency. The Mariners added another reliever to the spring training pile, signing Kyle Tyler to a minor league deal. The Mariners settled their first arbitration case of the...

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