CBSSports.com "The Rays have joined the Mets in looking at possible trades for young Mariners infielder Nick Franklin, sources say. Tampa Bay may actually match up better with Seattle in such an endeavor, according to the sources. The Rays and Mariners had extensive trade talks earlier this winter..." February 25
Fansided "The New York Mets still don’t know what they want to do at the shortstop position. Prospect Ruben Tejada is theoretically the incumbent; the Mets have insisted all off-season that they are happy with him as their guy despite persistent rumors linking them to free agent Stephen Drew. Like, the..." February 24
#mariners getting lots of calls on their kids. Nick franklin obvs likely to go, maybe others too. Playing to win now.
Seattle Times "Nick Franklin got a day off today after seeing his slump climb to 0-for-24 last night and then hesitating on the bases when he did get on causing a logjam and bizarre double play after Raul Ibanez had driven a ball off the right field wall. Interim Mariners manager Robby Thompson said Franklin..." August 04
Nick Franklin has been called up and will join the #Mariners today. Could be a few other moves. Not sure what they are