They like Morrison to play the outfield, reportedly, and for Hart to play first base. Hart and Morrison will join Robinson Cano, who got paid $240 million by the M's before the meetings began. Hart and Morrison both can play either first base or corner outfield and figure to provide lineup protection for star second baseman Robinson Cano, who agreed to a 10-year, $240 million with the Mariners last week. Since arriving at the Meetings, much of Miami's attention was devoted to moving Morrison. Hart's deal hasn't been confirmed by the Mariners, and there's only speculation on the money, but Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the contract is like the one Mike Napoli signed with the Red Sox that had a base of $5 million with incentives that gave him a chance to earn $13 million. The Mariners have already agreed to a 10-year-deal with former Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, and Wednesday's deals look to add some additional threats in new manager Lloyd McClendon's lineup. The Mariners had already agreed to a 10-year, $240 million deal with Cano that is expected to be finalized and announced at a Thursday afternoon news conference in Seattle, with most of the club's top officials heading back to the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday night for those festivities, as only the Rule 5 Draft remains on the table Thursday at the Winter Meetings.
Looking to add more offensive punch, the Mariners agreed to a one-year deal with former Brewers slugger Corey Hart and then traded reliever Carter Capps to the Marlins for left fielder/first baseman Logan Morrison on Wednesday, according to multiple bas…
Marlins land reliever Capps from Mariners for LoMo
The Marlins on Wednesday reached an agreement on a deal that sends Logan Morrison to the Mariners for reliever Carter Capps. The trade comes a day after the Marlins announced the free-agent signing of first baseman Garrett Jones to a two-year contract.