Josh Hamilton is probably quite pleased with the deal he just ecked out with the Los Angeles Angels. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

At Bat This Morning: Seattle Mariners News for December 13, 2012

In Seattle Mariners news, not too much has been going on, however in league news, it looks like more players are moving around. Has Hamilton made a decision? Who should the Mariners pursue next? While nothing has been set in stone yet for the Mariners, other teams are making moves today, and those moves will impact the M’s 2013 roster.

  • Josh Hamilton has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Angels, as reported by ESPN at 11:30 this morning. It is a five-year contract for $125 million.
  • Ryan Dempster and the Boston Red Sox are close to finalizing their deal.
  • Ichiro Suzuki is renegotiating his contract with the New York Yankees. It looks like he will have a 2-year contract for $14 million.
  • There are still free agents available, including Nick Swisher, Logan Morrison, Michael Bourn, Hiroyuki Nakajima, and Lance Berkman. Who will the Mariners go for in their team-building efforts?

What do you believe the signing of Josh Hamilton means for the Mariners? Many fans are pushing for a Bourn or Swisher deal. Post your thoughts in the comments.

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  • JJ Allen Keller

    Logan Morrison isnt a free agent.

  • Lbc

    Nothing against jack z but tired of waiting on the mariners. Seems like the same story every year, just want there to be something exciting going on for the mariners fans