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07:35 AM ET 02.14 | Seattle's offseason dealings may reach pretty well near spring training. Negotiations between [the Mariners] and free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz are currently "on hold", according to multiple league sources. One source believes that Cruz's camp was unwilling to come down enough in asking price, and that the two sides were not seeing eye to eye in negotiations. ... The Mariners have been looking at options on the starting pitching market, and a source indicates that they have "slowly been coming along" in their pursuit of Ervin Santana. With Hisashi Iwakuma out for 4-6 weeks due to a finger strain and top prospect Taijuan Walker dealing with some shoulder soreness at the beginning of spring training, the Mariners are likely to look at some free agent starters.

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February 14, 2014  07:53 AM ET

Two years, $19 mil?

February 14, 2014  08:32 AM ET

All this in honor of Arod!!!!!!!

February 14, 2014  08:57 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Two years, $19 mil?

Four score and twain, fifty million Deutschmarks?

February 14, 2014  09:38 AM ET

With the camps now open Nelson and your drug involvement and lack of hitting in the past at Safeco has your demands gone, and if you want to play this year and get paid it is looking like the M's will tell you what your salary will be.

February 14, 2014  01:48 PM ET

Because the offers are flowing in?? HA!

February 14, 2014  04:51 PM ET

I don't like this guy.

February 14, 2014  05:17 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Two years, $19 mil?

Cruz has a job in texas all what he have to do is walk in the rangers spring trainning camp!!

February 14, 2014  05:20 PM ET

the mariners shouldn't sign neither Santana or Jimenez this two guys will be a major dissaster for the seattle organization,whenever there is a emergency signing contract likely heavy concecuences are to happen,the worse should be expected as soon as the spring training be over!!

February 14, 2014  05:24 PM ET

the mariners should remember the collapses from Bedard/Figgins/and some other players come from another team and what was their contribution to the team??nothing just dissapointments and and disscontent from the fans!!

February 14, 2014  05:26 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

All this in honor of Arod!!!!!!!

everybody is responssable for their own actions,plus they need to have a little luck in the open market,remember this guy who the cards signed?he is a peds user and still got rewarded!!

 
February 14, 2014  11:05 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Because the offers are flowing in?? HA!

his only destiny is the rangers team,after all he has attach the rangers offer for 14 millions so in other words is better than nothing!!

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