02/12/09 10:17 PM EST
Griffey, Mariners could be near deal
Outfielder dubs speculation 'rumors'; Seattle declines comment
By Jim Street and Tom Singer / MLB.com
Summary:Ken Griffey Jr. could be coming home in a few days. A little more than nine years after being traded to the Reds for four players, Griffey and the Mariners are nearing a deal.