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01/02/2019   Seattle PI Mariners
SEATTLE (AP) — Japanese left-hander Yusei Kikuchi has finalized four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners that guarantees $56 million and incudes club options that could make it worth $109 million over seven seasons. Seattle announced the agreement Wednesday, just ahead of the deadline for the 27-year-old to sign with a major league club. He receives a $6 million signing bonus and salaries of $8 million this year, $14 million in 2020 and $15 million in 2021. The agreement includes a $13 million player option for 2022, and Seattle has options worth $16.5 million annually for 2022-25. Seattle has until the third day after the 2021 World Series to exercise all four team options.
12/27/2018   Seattle PI Mariners

After four years in Seattle, the veteran slugger is moving on to Minneapolis in free agency. Cruz has reportedly signed a one-year deal worth $14 million to join the Minnesota Twins. The contract includes a $12 million club option for the 2020 season with a $300,000 buyout, according to multiple reports.

12/21/2018   Seattle PI Mariners

The lawsuit alleges that Martin reported gender and racial discrimination to team ownership as far back as March. The suit directly opposes statements released by the Mariners saying that her claims are "ludicrous," that she didn't reach out to the club's Human Resources department to express concerns and that no one in the organization even knew of her "false" allegations until after she was relieved of her duties in October.