|Dec. 5 10:54 AM PT11:54 AM MT12:54 PM CT1:54 PM ET13:54 ET18:54 GMT2:54 CST11:54 AM MST1:54 PM EST2:24 PM VEN22:54 UAE12:54 PM CT-Bloomquist has officially signed a two-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, bringing him back to the team he started his major league career with.
Analysis: Bloomquist spent the past three seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks, appearing in 225 games and hitting .289 with 36 doubles and 63 RBIs over that time. Last season with Arizona, he appeared in 48 games and had 139 at-bats. The 36-year-old Bloomquist spent the first seven seasons of his career with the Mariners. His high point came in 2006 when Bloomquist appeared in 102 games for Seattle.
|Dec. 2 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET18:47 ET23:47 GMT7:47 CST4:47 PM MST6:47 PM EST7:17 PM VEN3:47 UAE (+1)5:47 PM CT-A baseball official with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Mariners are on the verge of bringing back utility man Willie Bloomquist. The person spoke on condition of anonymity on Monday because the deal is still pending a physical expected to take place later this week.
Analysis: Bloomquist spent the past three seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks, appearing in 225 games and hitting .289 with 36 doubles and 63 RBIs over that time. Last season with Arizona, he appeared in 48 games and had 139 at-bats.
|Sep. 1 12:52 PM PT1:52 PM MT2:52 PM CT3:52 PM ET15:52 ET19:52 GMT3:52 CST12:52 PM MST2:52 PM EST3:22 PM VEN23:52 UAE2:52 PM CT-Bloomquist had three hits and drove in a run in the Diamondbacks' 4-3 win over San Francisco on Saturday night.
Analysis: Bloomquist is 6 for 10 with two RBIs in three games since returning from the disabled list.
|July 3 4:04 PM PT5:04 PM MT6:04 PM CT7:04 PM ET19:04 ET23:04 GMT7:04 CST4:04 PM MST6:04 PM EST6:34 PM VEN3:04 UAE (+1)6:04 PM CT-Bloomquist says he has two broken bones in his left hand and has been told to expect to be sidelined for six to eight weeks. He's was sent to Triple-A Reno Monday for a rehab assignment.
Analysis: Bloomquist was injured when he was hit by a pitch against at Washington on June 26 and got the results of a CT scan Friday. He says it's the same injury that sidelined teammate Aaron Hill for much of this season, except it's two broken bones instead of one. Bloomquist was on the disabled list for the first two months of the season with an oblique injury and has been on the disabled list since June 28.
|June 11 12:27 PM PT1:27 PM MT2:27 PM CT3:27 PM ET15:27 ET19:27 GMT3:27 CST12:27 PM MST2:27 PM EST2:57 PM VEN23:27 UAE2:27 PM CT-Bloomquist put Arizona ahead with a bases-loaded, two-run infield single off Los Angeles closer Brandon League in a four-run ninth inning, helping the D-backs rally for a 5-4 victory on Monday night.
Analysis: Bloomquist is 14 for 30 since coming off the DL earlier this month.
|June 6 12:40 PM PT1:40 PM MT2:40 PM CT3:40 PM ET15:40 ET19:40 GMT3:40 CST12:40 PM MST2:40 PM EST3:10 PM VEN23:40 UAE2:40 PM CT-Bloomquist went 2 for 4 and scored two runs in Arizona's 10-3 win at St. Louis on Wednesday.
Analysis: Bloomquist is 11 for 18 (.611) with six runs in four games since returning from a strained right intercostal that saw him miss the season's first two months.
|June 5 12:18 PM PT1:18 PM MT2:18 PM CT3:18 PM ET15:18 ET19:18 GMT3:18 CST12:18 PM MST2:18 PM EST2:48 PM VEN23:18 UAE2:18 PM CT-Bloomquist was 4 for 6 with two doubles in Arizona's 7-6 win over St. Louis in 14 innings on Tuesday.
Analysis: Bloomquist is 9 for 14 in three games, looking none the worse for wear after missing the season's first two months with a strained right intercostal.
|Mar. 27 2:06 PM PT3:06 PM MT4:06 PM CT5:06 PM ET17:06 ET21:06 GMT5:06 CST2:06 PM MST4:06 PM EST4:36 PM VEN1:06 UAE (+1)3:06 PM CT-The Arizona Diamondbacks have activated infielder Willie Bloomquist.
Analysis: Bloomquist has been on the disabled list all season with a strained right intercostal. He hit .467 in four rehab games for Triple-A Reno.