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January 31, 2014

Transaction Analysis

Mariners Sign Rusty Baker

by R.J. Anderson and Ben Carsley


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Signed 1B-L Carlos Pena and OF-L Brennan Boesch to minor-league deals. [1/28]

A pair of low-cost deals aimed at finding cheap, left-handed lightning in a bottle. While Pena and Boesch are at different stages of their careers, both are fighting for survival. Pena hasn't hit well in back-to-back seasons, and his once trademark power has faded. Boesch, on the other hand, cratered in 2012 and failed to bounce back in 2013 due to a shoulder injury. His relative youth and ability to play the corner outfield could give him the edge as the Angels look for Raul Ibanez insurance.

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