Eddie Guardado will return in 2006, as reported in the Times. I wouldn't have minded if the Mariners let Eddie walk, since there are guys in the bullpen right now that could close for a lot less than $6.5M. I'd like to see what the rest of the moves are before I say that this was a bad move - as part of the bigger plan it may very well be acceptable.
Little Cruz signed a 1 year deal with the Dodgers today for $3.21M.
Larry Stone has an interesting piece in the Times today concerning the FA market. A few interesting names are mentioned, including Carlos Delgado.
Deanna posted an interesting tidbit concerning Brian Giles over at Seattle Marinerds today that might cool your jets a bit.