Mariners sign Ken Giles to a $7M contract

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The Seattle Mariners signed relief pitcher Ken Giles to a two-year, $7 million contract.

The deal includes a $9.5 million club option for 2023.

According to MLB Network, the contract could be worth up to $19 million if all incentives are reached.

It’s a strange move by Seattle, especially since Giles is out for the 2021 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

The 30-year-old played in just four games in 2020, and he posted a terrible 9.82 ERA in 3.2 innings pitched.

If Giles comes back healthy next season, it could be a reasonable price depending on his play.


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