According to Jancen Pujols of Dominican newspaper El Caribe, the Mariners have signed free agent slugger Nelson Cruz to a four-year, $57 million contract.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Mariners are more interested in Nelson Cruz and Matt Kemp than they are Hanley Ramirez.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports said the Mariners are looking at a number of hitters, including Nelson Cruz.
Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles met with Nelson Cruz and his agent on Tuesday.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Nelson Cruz is asking for a five-year contract.
According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Orioles offered Nelson Cruz a three-year contract before he officially became a free agent.
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said Tuesday that he plans to have his first meeting with Nelson Cruz's agent this week.
Nelson Cruz has rejected a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Orioles.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Nelson Cruz is seeking a four-year deal at "big bucks."
Orioles extended a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer to DH/OF Nelson Cruz.
Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles are "definitely out" of the running if another team is willing to give Nelson Cruz a four-year deal.
Nelson Cruz said after Wednesday's elimination from the ALCS that he would like to stay with the Orioles.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Orioles plan to make a qualifying offer to Nelson Cruz.
Nelson Cruz said Thursday that he has not had "serious" extension talks with the Orioles.