Monday, November 01, 2004
Mariners decline option on Guardado
As expected, the Mariners declined their $6 million option on Eddie Guardado for next year. Guardado is now free to sign with another team if he wishes, or he can exercise his option to the return the Mariners for $4 million, his salary last year.
If there is another team out there willing to pay more than $4 million for Guardado, they can probably pick him up. Given the Yankees bullpen weakness this year, might Steinbrenner make a preemptive offer?