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.
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.