Ken Griffey Jr. Rumors: Tuesday

7:33pm: Griffey’s agent sent a text to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer this evening stating that "nothing about the situation has changed."  Apparently Junior’s camp is keeping quiet, maybe until tomorrow.

3:13pm: O’Brien explains why he believes Griffey denied his report:

I would suggest that Griffey and his agent had told the Mariners they would talk to them this afternoon before making any decision, and that they plan to do that before announcing any decision.

1:24pm: SI.com’s Jon Heyman says Griffey is telling friends he’ll choose the Braves.

12:58pm: C. Trent Rosecrans talked to Griffey’s agent Brian Goldberg, who said it’s "not true" that the Braves have an agreement with his client.  Griffey has not yet decided on a team.  MLB.com’s Mark Bowman and Jim Street spoke to Griffey, who verified that he has not reached a decision.  Look for that decision later today or tomorrow morning.

11:38am: O’Brien says Griffey chose the Braves and his agent will meet with Frank Wren today to finalize the deal.  The Braves and Mariners both made offers with about $2MM guaranteed.  O’Brien says Junior will platoon in left field with Matt Diaz for the most part.

10:41am: According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

I’m told Ken Griffey Jr. has already agreed to terms with Braves, though no announcement yet, and agent is supposed to meet with Wren again today to finalize things. Don’t know about a physical, whether he’s getting it now or what.


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