Artículo

MLB trade news: Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from Marlins

7 diciembre 2017 23:55

The Seattle Mariners have acquired Dee Gordon in a trade from the Miami Marlins, the teams announced on Thursday.

The Marlins will receive three prospects: right-hander Nick Neidert, infielder Chris Torres and right-hander Robert Dugger. The Mariners will get Gordon along with $1 million in international pool money — the latter allowing them to make an even more compelling case to Japanese star Shohei Ohtani by offering him up to $3.55 million to sign.

A Gold Glove second baseman in 2015, Gordon will play center field in Seattle. His professional experience in the outfield consists of a handful of games for Licey in the Dominican Winter League following the 2013 MLB season.

"It's a conversation that's already occurred," Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said of that move. "We're very excited about bringing on this kind of athlete … his athletic ability is obvious to those who watch, but his ability to close ground, and more specifically, his launchability, that first-step burst that Dee gets is on par with the elite center fielders in baseball. We feel like that gives him a chance to be a separator in center field."

Miami have been trying to trade away assets like Gordon in an attempt to get its payroll down under $90 million. Gordon signed a five-year $50 million contract in 2016 and Seattle will be on the hook for all of the remaining $38 million. 

Gordon hit .308 with 60 stolen bases in 2017.

Últimas noticias

18 de julio 2018

 15:31
 15:22
 14:58
 14:45
 14:41
 14:33
 14:01
 13:39
 13:28
 13:00
 12:10
 11:47
 11:31
 10:51
 10:30
 10:03
 10:00
 09:50
 08:20
 07:06
 06:26
 06:20
 05:53
 03:54
 03:38
 02:15
 02:04
 01:37
 01:19
 01:14
 01:03
 00:56
 00:38
 00:18

17 de julio 2018

 23:44
 23:33
 23:11
 22:53
 21:55
 21:48
 21:25
 21:09
 20:50
 20:20
 19:47
 19:47
 19:26
 19:21
 18:38
 18:37
 17:55
 17:45
 17:29
 17:20
 17:15
 17:01
 16:50
 16:16
 16:04
 15:55
 15:35
 15:35
 15:01
 14:25
 14:16
 13:55
 13:49
 13:29
 13:24
 12:26