Franklin Gutierrez has been sidelined in the Venezuelan Winter League by a viral infection.
Mariners President and Chief Operating Officer Chuck Armstrong announced he will retire effective January 31, 2014.
The Mariners informed pitching coach Carl Willis that despite having a year remaining on his contract, that he would not be back with the team for the upcoming season.
Mariners purchased the contract of 1B Ji-Man Choi from Triple-A Tacoma.
Mariners purchased the contract of INF/OF Stefen Romero from Triple-A Tacoma.
Mariners purchased the contract of OF James Jones from Triple-A Tacoma.
Mariners purchased the contract of RHP Logan Bawcom from Triple-A Tacoma.
While in Venezuela participating in the Venezuelan Winter League, Jesus Montero was involved in a minor car accident, suffering a laceration on his knuckle.
According to Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors, Henry Blanco is looking to play one more season.
George A. King III and Ken Davidoff of the New York Post report that the Yankees are interested in signing Raul Ibanez to be their designated hitter against right-handers.
Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik said this week that Stephen Pryor (triceps) should be able to participate at some point during spring training, though his availability for Opening Day remains in question.
Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik confirmed this week that Danny Hultzen will miss the entire 2014 season while recovering from rotator cuff surgery.
Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals have "significant interest" in Oliver Perez.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News hears that Kendrys Morales is "not on the Yankees radar at all."
According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the Yankees are "talking about" free agent Kendrys Morales.