With over 250 contracts needing to be tendered to potential free agents, we should see a lot of action today. Some players will be non-tendered, some will sign a contract, and some may be traded. But don’t expect to hear a lot from the Mariners today.
Seattle has 6 players eligible for arbitration. They are Tim Beckham, Mallex Smith, Mitch Haniger, Omar Narvaez, Domingo Santana, and Sam Tuivailala. And herein lies the reason for the potential lack of involvement for Seattle.
Similar to the 40-man roster add, Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto did a lot of this work earlier in the off-season.