Joe Saunders Deal With Mariners Worth About $7 Million
Its not official yet, but Joe Saunders has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mariners and Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com says itll 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