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Mon, 27 May 2013 07:50:42 -0700
The Seattle Mariners called up SS Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma.
Fantasy Tip: Franklin is hitting .324-4-20 at AAA and has big power potential. He hit .278-11-55 at Double-A and Triple-A. Pick him up in AL-only leagues, but hold off in mixed leagues for now.
Fri, 24 May 2013 13:44:17 -0700
The Seattle Mariners will recall INF Carlos Triunfel from the minors Friday, May 24, after they designated 2B Robert Andino for assignment. Triunfel likely beat out SS Nick Franklin because he can play second, third and shortstop.
Fantasy Tip: Triunfel should be nothing more than infield depth for the M's, limiting his value to AL-only leagues.
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:44:59 -0700
The Seattle Mariners optioned OF Carlos Peguero to Triple-A Tacoma and reassigned P Carson Smith and 2B Nick Franklin to minor league camp Thursday, March 21.
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 05:24:20 -0800
Seattle Mariners SS Nick Franklin gained 34 pounds in the offseason eating a 6,500-calorie diet. He weighed in at 196 pounds.
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:22:56 -0800
Seattle Mariners SS Nick Franklin said he added 35 pounds in the offseason.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:07:02 -0800
Seattle Mariners highly touted young prospects SS Nick Franklin, P James Paxton, SP Taijuan Walker and C Mike Zunino are among 18 non-roster players invited to Major League Spring Training by the team Friday, Jan. 11. P Jonathan Arias, P Logan Bawcom, P Jeremy Bonderman, SP Andrew Carraway, P Danny Farquhar, C John Hicks, 1B Mike Jacobs, SS Brad Miller, SP D.J. Mitchell, P Brian Moran, INF Stefen Romero and RP Carson Smith are the other players invited to camp.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 06:07:21 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Seattle Mariners offered SP Taijuan Walker, SS Nick Franklin, P Charlie Furbush and possibly RP Stephen Pryor for Arizona Diamondbacks OF Justin Upton. Upton invoked his no-trade clause.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:46:39 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Arizona Diamondbacks would have received three or four players from the Seattle Mariners for OF Justin Upton. RP Charlie Furbush, RP Stephen Pryor and SS Nick Franklin were believed to be part of the trade. The Mariners likely would have also given up either SP Taijuan Walker, SP Danny Hultzen or P James Paxton.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:45:28 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Seattle Mariners were willing to give up three or four players for Arizona Diamondbacks OF Justin Upton. RP Charlie Furbush, RP Stephen Pryor and SS Nick Franklin were believed to be part of the trade. The Mariners likely would have also given up either SP Taijuan Walker, SP Danny Hultzen or P James Paxton.
Thu, 12 Jul 2012 08:05:58 -0700
The Seattle Mariners are open to trades. However, they are unwilling to part with SP Felix Hernandez, 2B Dustin Ackley, 3B Kyle Seager, P Taijuan Walker, SP Danny Hultzen, SP James Paxton and SS Nick Franklin.