While every baseball blog was collecting their Geoff Baker inspired the Mariners are “very close” to signing Josh Hamilton pageviews this morning, the club threw some cold water on the story. Via Bob Nightengale:
Mariners Prez Chuck Armstrong:We are NOT close to signing Josh Hamilton. #Mariners
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 6, 2012
So, yeah, we’ll pull back on that one for a little while.