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    feelin' fine Tom Servo's Avatar
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    Mariners scouting Weathers/Lohse?

    from MLB trade rumors (not exactly a reliable source but they're just rumors, so whatever)

    An MLBTR reader had good seats at last night's Reds game, and he observed about eight scouts watching. Specifically, he saw a Seattle Mariners scout. Apparently the scout got pretty active when David Weathers took the hill. This is reasonable; the Ms are known to be looking for bullpen help.

    Weathers picked up a two-inning save last night. He's having a surprisingly strong year, with some of the best control of his career. His contract runs through 2008, when he will make $2.75MM. However, Will Carroll wrote yesterday that the Reds want to keep Weathers and trade Todd Coffey instead.

    Another reason eight scouts might have been watching last night's Reds-Brewers contest: Kyle Lohse started. He wasn't too bad, allowing two runs (one earned) in 5.2 innings. The Mariners seem to be monitoring quite a few starters so it wouldn't surprise me if they had an eye on Lohse.
    So any suggestions on a return for Weathers/Lohse from the M's?
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Re: Mariners scouting Weathers/Lohse?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    from MLB trade rumors (not exactly a reliable source but they're just rumors, so whatever)

    So any suggestions on a return for Weathers/Lohse from the M's?
    The Ms have zero need for bullpen help. If they traded for Weathers, it would be a bit of a shocker to me.
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