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A few morning Mariners notes on Michael Saunders, Josh Kinney and my appearance on the Cactus League report

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** here’s my appearance on the Cactus League Report from last night’s Cactus League Report.

Michael Saunders left the Mariners as a player just happy to represent his home country in the World Baseball Classic. He returned to the Peoria complex on Tuesday as a Canadian hero.

Team Canada failed to advance out of the Pool D qualifying, going 1-2 in three games and losing to the U.S. in the deciding game on Sunday. But Saunders

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Roster moves: Mariners agree to contracts with Andino, Kinney, tender offers to four other players

With the major league baseball deadline looming for teams to tender (offer) contracts to players on their 40-man roster, who had not already been signed for 2013 season, the Seattle Mariners did a little roster maintenance on Friday evening.

Seattle tendered contracts to four players – catcher John Jaso, pitchers Shawn Kelley and Jason Vargas and shortstop Brendan Ryan – who were all arbitration eligible for the upcoming season. The Mariners now can and the four players can agree on a contract for the upcoming season, or the players can wait for arbitration, where their salary is determined by a

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