So we have Jerry Crasnick's story saying baseball sources have told him talk with Griffey have picked up.
And we have Jim Street's story saying the Mariners and Griffey's agent Bryan Goldberg are nearing agreement on a one-year contract.
Now whether it gets done today or not isn't a given. Junior is playing golf at Pebble Beach at the AT&T Pro-AM and I don't think he's going to leave the tournament to take what figures to be a fairly extensive physical (remember he had knee surgery in the offseason).
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But it does appear that the deal is going to happen in the coming days, most likely some time next week.
Now I ask you, is this a good decision by the Mariners?