Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:22:41 -0800
The Seattle Mariners signed free-agent RP Fernando Rodney (Rays) to a two-year, $14 million deal Thursday, Feb. 6. Rodney could earn up to $15 million with performance bonuses.
Fantasy Tip: Danny Farquhar locked down the closer's role in Seattle late last season after Tom Wilhelmsen lost the job, and he was pretty solid. However, Rodney's impressive run as Tampa's closer in 2013 and closer-worthy contract make him the favorite to enter the 2014 season as the M's stopper. Farquhar could still see some save opps on occasion, but he's merely a handcuff to Rodney in deep mixed leagues now.
Sun, 01 Sep 2013 12:36:57 -0700
The Seattle Mariners have recalled RP Tom Wilhelmsen from Triple-A Tacoma. He will be used as a middle reliever, with RP Danny Farquhar having secured the closer's role.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:59:24 -0700
The Seattle Mariners recalled RP Carter Capps from the minors Tuesday, Aug. 6, and released OF Jason Bay in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Capps could become an option for saves in the ninth inning if Danny Farquhar stumbles. Pick him up in AL-only leagues if you're hunting for save avenues.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:21:45 -0700
Seattle Mariners acting manager Robby Thompson said the team will go back to a committee approach to the ninth inning after RP Tom Wilhelmsen blew the save Thursday, Aug. 1.
Fantasy Tip: Thompson mentioned that they'll approach the ninth based on situations, meaning he's likely to go with either Yoervis Medina or Wilhelmsen against righties and Oliver Perez against lefties. The darkhorse here would be Danny Farquhar. Grab Perez or Medina in deep mixed leagues if you're desperate for a bump in saves.
Fri, 17 May 2013 14:28:50 -0700
The Seattle Mariners recalled RP Danny Farquhar from the minors Friday, May 17, and optioned SP Hector Noesi in a corresponding move. Also, RP Stephen Pryor (lat) was moved to the 60-day disabled list.
Sun, 31 Mar 2013 20:57:46 -0700
The Seattle Mariners reassigned P Danny Farquhar, C Jesus Sucre and INF Brad Miller to the minor-league camp Sunday, March 31.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:07:02 -0800
Seattle Mariners highly touted young prospects SS Nick Franklin, P James Paxton, SP Taijuan Walker and C Mike Zunino are among 18 non-roster players invited to Major League Spring Training by the team Friday, Jan. 11. P Jonathan Arias, P Logan Bawcom, P Jeremy Bonderman, SP Andrew Carraway, P Danny Farquhar, C John Hicks, 1B Mike Jacobs, SS Brad Miller, SP D.J. Mitchell, P Brian Moran, INF Stefen Romero and RP Carson Smith are the other players invited to camp.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 16:03:03 -0700
The Seattle Mariners received cash considerations along with Ps Danny Farquhar and D.J. Mitchell in exchange for OF Ichiro Suzuki. Both Farquhar and Mitchell will report to Triple-A Tacoma.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:10:17 -0700
The Seattle Mariners have traded OF Ichiro Suzuki to the New York Yankees for Ps D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:06:41 -0700
The New York Yankees have acquired OF Ichiro Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners for Ps D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar.
Fantasy Tip: It's a small boost, and you have to wonder if he'll play every day, but the Yankees' lineup increases the value of anyone, even an aging player that doesn't take many walks. Ichiro can take bags, and the Yanks want him to fill the speed void left by the sidelined Brett Gardner (elbow). He probably won't bat near the top of the lineup, but his new home boasts a much better cast and park to extract what little is left of his skills. Maybe he'll even use the short porch in right field more often.
Mitchell may turn into something useful for fantasy players down the road but, along with Farquhar, doesn't warrant attention this year.