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Have Mariners signed SS Munenori Kawasaki?

Twitter has produced a couple of reports that the Seattle Mariners have signed Japanese shortstop Munenori Kawasaki to a minor-league contract and, though both the team and the player have mutual interests, the Mariners insist no deal has been made.

That could mean the deal is complete, pending major league approal, that the two sides are close to a contract or that Twitter has once again gotten ahead of itself.  Stay tuned.