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Canadian OF Michael Saunders 'honored' to join Blue Jays

  Michael Saunders says he used to daydream about playing for the Toronto Blue Jays. Soon, he'll get to do it for real. A day after Toronto acquired the Canadian outfielder in a deal with the Seattle Mariners, Saunders said he was ''honored'' by the opportunity to play regularly on home soil. ''I think it was more of a storybook ending for me if you would, like. `One day it would...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Land Pitcher J.A. Happ, Send Michael Saunders To Blue Jays

SEATTLE — The Toronto Blue Jays hope they found their starting left fielder in Michael Saunders, while the Seattle Mariners hope J.A. Happ will be another left-hander for their strong starting rotation. The Mariners sent Saunders to the Blue Jays on Wednesday in exchange for Happ, with the trade filling needs for both clubs. The Mariners were hoping to...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners trade Michael Saunders to Blue Jays for Happ

Lost in the hysteria of the Nick Markakis signing was this little nugget that seemingly sets the Braves up for another move. The Seattle Mariners traded outfielder Michael Saunders to the Toronto Blue Jays for starting pitcher J.A. Happ. #Mariners have traded OF Michael Saunders to #BlueJays for LHP J.A. Happ, according to a source. More to come at —...
Via The Outside Corner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Trade Michael Saunders to the Blue Jays

The Seattle Mariners made their first big trade of the offseason by sending former top prospect Michael Saunders to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for starting picther J.A. Happ. The move was first reported by ESPN’s Jayson Stark. #Mariners have traded OF Michael Saunders to #BlueJays for LHP J.A. Happ, according to a source. More to come at — Jayson...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

M's send OF Michael Saunders to Blue Jays for lefty J.A. Happ

  The Seattle Mariners have traded outfielder Michael Saunders to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for veteran left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ. The deal was completed Wednesday. Toronto expects Saunders to immediately slot in as its left-fielder, potentially taking the Blue Jays out of the running for re-signing outfielder Melky Cabrera. Happ should be an option for Seattle's rotation...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners acquire J.A. Happ from Blue Jays for Michael Saunders

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Blue Jays and Mariners have agreed to a trade that sends LHP J.A. Happ to Seattle for outfielder Michael Saunders. #Mariners have traded OF Michael Saunders to #BlueJays for LHP J.A. Happ, according to a source. More to come at — Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) December 3, 2014 Happ, 32, posted a 4.22 ERA in 158 innings pitched...
Via Baseball Essential
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Showing Interest in Saunders, Mariners looking to Upgrade Outfield

According to Jerry Crasnick, the Texas Rangers have been showing interest in adding an outfielder.  Crasnick reported that the Rangers have a mild interest in outfielder Michael Saunders of the division rival Seattle Mariners.  The Rangers are assumed to be actively looking to add outfielders with the loss of right fielder Alex Rios to free agency. #Rangers looking for an OF...
Via Baseball Essential
27 days ago  |  Discuss

M’s Outfielder Michael Saunders Is Not A Fit For Mets

According to Jerry Crasnick of, the Seattle Mariners are expected to shop right fielder Michael Saunders at the GM Meetings which begin on Monday at Phoenix, Arizona. Crasnick says the two sides are ready to move on from each other. That said, Saunders is not really a fit for the Mets on many, many levels. For one, he bats lefthanded and the Mets already have a glut of...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Rumors: What will happen with Michael Saunders?

Michael Saunders is a favorite of Seattle Mariners fans and a player that when healthy can be one of their biggest run producers, but heading into the offseason he may have played his final game with the club. #453565616 / Saunders has been with the organization since he the 2004 draft and shown flashes of greatness at time.  Through six major league seasons...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Rumors: Michael Saunders and agent unhappy with GM remarks

Michael Saunders has been one of the better offensive players on the Seattle Mariners in recent years, his only struggle has been staying on the field and remaining healthy.  Over his six year career, Saunders has only played in over 100 games three times.  This season he was only able to stay on the field for half of the season.  Recently general manager Jack Zduriencik took...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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