Tacoma Rainiers manager Roy Howell has been a popular guy lately.
His phone has been ringing almost off the hook the past five days. It’s his clubhouse phone, but all the same – he’s got what the Seattle Mariners want.
The Rainiers have undergone 22 official transactions since the start of the season (15 days ago). Fourteen have occurred the past five days.
“That’s why we’ve talked about how it’s very important for me and this staff to have these guys ready when the phone rings,” Howell said. “And lately it’s been ringing a lot.”
The Mariners have snagged away …