by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/23/2013) The Mariners released starting pitcher Jon Garland and first baseman Mike Jacobs on Saturday. Garland and Jacobs both requested their releases, MLB.com reports.
Jacobs inks deal with Seattle
by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer (1/3/2013) MLB.com's Greg Johns reported on Thursday that the Mariners have singed Mike Jacobs to a minor league deal and invited him to spring training. Jacobs played in 13 games with Arizona last season, hitting .211 and driving in two runs. His best season came in 2008, when he hit 32 home runs for the Marlins.