Geoff Baker covers the Mariners for The Seattle Times. He provides daily coverage of the team throughout spring training, and during the season.
August 13, 2008 3:16 PM
Posted by Geoff Baker
There you go, Jose Vidro -- cleanup hitter for much of his final month in Seattle -- is placed on irrevocable waivers and officially released by the Mariners. No takers for him in a trade.
No word yet on what's happening with Jarrod Washburn and Raul Ibanez. Obviously, the news of Ibanez being placed on waivers contradicts what I was told this morning. No doubt there was interest in both players. As we discussed last month, dumping either for cash-only was never going to be a July 31 deadline issue. I'm working on it...