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Joe Saunders? Deal With Mariners Worth ?About $7 Million?

It?s not official yet, but Joe Saunders has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mariners and Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com says it?ll be worth ?around $7 million? in guaranteed money.

Saunders had his sights set on a multi-year deal after throwing 175 innings with a 4.07 ERA for the Diamondbacks and Orioles last season and the 32-year-old left-hander was linked to a fair number of teams, but ultimately none made him a priority.

Saunders will basically replace Jason Vargas in the rotation after the Mariners traded him to the Angels for Kendrys Morales.

For more on this story visit: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports Pro Baseball Talk


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