Tue, 19 May 2015 08:18:26 -0700
The Seattle Mariners acquired Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo in exchange for RP Yoervis Medina Tuesday, May 19.
Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) has all-universe value as a No. 2 fantasy catcher and could earn extra playing time if C Mike Zunino doesn't get on track soon. Castillo is a cheap source of cap relief on FantasyScore. Medina has no fantasy value at this time.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:14:16 -0700
Seattle Mariners RPs Fernando Rodney, Danny Farquhar and Yoervis Medina are not available to pitch Monday, April 13, unless it's an emergency, according to manager Lloyd McClendon. It's unknown who would close if the situation comes up.
Fantasy Tip: Carson Smith may be in live for a save chance tonight if the situation presents itself against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Don't be alarmed if Rodney doesn't pitch in the ninth tonight, as the team likely is looking to get him some rest. Rodney has pitched in each of the team's last two games over the weekend.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:55:08 -0800
Seattle Mariners RP Charlie Furbush likely will have a roster spot to open the year, as manager Lloyd McClendon wants two left-handed relievers. The other could be one of RPs Lucas Luetge, Rafael Perez or David Rollins. RPs Yoervis Medina, Danny Farquhar, Tom Wilhelmsen, Dominic Leone and Carson Smith will likely battle for the other four bullpen slots outside of RP Fernando Rodney. Ps Mark Lowe and Erasmo Ramirez are also options.
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:59:10 -0800
The Seattle Mariners denied SP Yoervis Medina permission to play in winter ball this offseason because of his workload in 2013.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:21:45 -0700
Seattle Mariners acting manager Robby Thompson said the team will go back to a committee approach to the ninth inning after RP Tom Wilhelmsen blew the save Thursday, Aug. 1.
Fantasy Tip: Thompson mentioned that they'll approach the ninth based on situations, meaning he's likely to go with either Yoervis Medina or Wilhelmsen against righties and Oliver Perez against lefties. The darkhorse here would be Danny Farquhar. Grab Perez or Medina in deep mixed leagues if you're desperate for a bump in saves.
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 09:38:19 -0700
The Seattle Mariners are active in trade discussions that involve RP Tom Wilhelmsen and RP Oliver Perez, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: If the M's were able to deal both players, save situations would likely be handled on a committee basis. Yoervis Medina would probably be the top candidate for them, however. Stephen Pryor (lat) and Carter Capps (on the farm) could also factor in eventually.
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:00:02 -0700
Seattle Mariners RP Tom Wilhelmsen is close to returning to the closer role, said manager Eric Wedge. Wilhelmsen is likely to see at least another appearance in setup duty first.
Fantasy Tip: It'll probably be a looser timetable than that, but since Seattle's back end hasn't delivered a singular option to usurp him, Wilhelmsen's recent improvement might be enough for him to regain the gig this week. See if he was dropped in your league.
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:26:39 -0700
Seattle Mariners RP Tom Wilhelmsen will not close for at least the next two or three games. The team wants to see him work in non-save situations, working on better location for his pitches. Manager Eric Wedge said Friday, June 14, that the team will mix and match save opportunities, with no specific pitchers mentioned.
Fantasy Tip: Don't drop Wilhelmsen anywhere yet. Eric Wedge seemingly is aiming to get him back into the role; the goal of having the righty work on his pitches says this looks temporary. However, Carter Capps has closer-like skills, and if Wilhelmsen stumbles, Capps could take over. He's the first one you should pick up. Of course, it's stated to be a mix-and-match situation, so other relievers, such as Yoervis Medina and Charlie Furbush (for lefty situations) could be used and net AL-only managers some points, as well. If this problem lingers, maybe Stephen Pryor (lat) will have a say later in the year.
Sun, 26 May 2013 23:38:10 -0700
Seattle Mariners RP Yoervis Medina picked up his first major league victory by pitching in the 13th inning of his team's 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Sunday, May 26.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:59:12 -0700
The Seattle Mariners recalled P Yoervis Medina from Triple-A Tacoma Tuesday, April 16.