Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik said Tuesday that the club will considering re-signing Franklin Gutierrez to a minor league contract.
Franklin Gutierrez on Friday reiterated his desire to return to playing next season.
Mariners placed OF Franklin Gutierrez on the restricted list.
Franklin Gutierrez said he's "feeling good" since taking medication following a diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis.
Mariners re-signed OF Franklin Gutierrez to a one-year, $1 million contract.
ESPN Deportes' Enrique Rojas reports that the Mariners will re-sign Franklin Gutierrez to a one-year, $1 million contract.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Mariners are close to re-signing Franklin Gutierrez to a one-year contract.
Giants vice president Bobby Evans said "ideally we'd like to get something done," on Wednesday with a left fielder.
Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik told Greg Johns of MLB.com Tuesday that he's had conversations with Franklin Gutierrez.
Franklin Gutierrez has been sidelined in the Venezuelan Winter League by a viral infection.
Mariners declined OF Franklin Gutierrez's $7.5 million option for 2014.
Franklin Gutierrez went 3-for-4 and hit a two-run homer in the Mariners' 3-2 win over the Astros on Thursday.
Mariners activated OF Franklin Gutierrez from the 15-day disabled list.
Franklin Gutierrez (hamstring) has rejoined Triple-A Tacoma to resume his rehab assignment.