So…is right-hander Scott Baker the veteran starting pitcher the Mariners have been seeking to slot in the middle of their rotation?
The Mariners reached agreement Wednesday with Baker, 32, on a minor-league deal that pays him $1 million if he makes the big-league roster. Performance bonuses could add another $3.25 million.
The deal was first reported by Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.
The Mariners also traded outfielder Carlos Peguero to Kansas City for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Peguero, 24, was designated for assignment Jan. 16 to clear roster space when the club signed catcher …