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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Mariners acquire outfielder Chris Denorfia from Padres

I prefer to call him Abe “The Alien” Almonte.

A Mariners team looking for an offensive boost acquired Padres outfielder Chris Denorfia on Thursday in exchange for two Minor Leaguers about two hours before the non-waiver Trade Deadline.

Seattle sent outfielder Abraham Almonte, who opened the season with the Mariners, along with right-handed reliever Stephen Kohlscheen to the Padres…

Denorfia has hit .275/.335/.397 over parts of nine seasons with the Reds, A’s and Padres. Denorfia is earning $2.25 million in 2014 and will be a free agent after this season… The 6-foot, 195-pounder hit .242 with one home run and 16 RBIs in 248 at-bats for San Diego this season…

Almonte, 25, opened the season as Seattle’s starting center fielder, but was sent down after batting .198 with one home run and eight RBIs in 27 games. He’s hit .267/.333./.390 with six home runs and 31 RBIs in 72 games for Triple-A Tacoma.

Kohlscheen, 25, is 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA in 38 appearances while splitting the year between Tacoma and Double-A Jackson.

The District Attorney Posted: July 31, 2014 at 07:32 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: abraham almonte, chris denorfia, mariners, padres, stephen kohlscheen, trades, transactions

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   1. Baldrick Posted: July 31, 2014 at 08:27 PM (#4762166)
When you're looking for offense, you definitely want to get someone on the Padres...
   2. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: July 31, 2014 at 08:48 PM (#4762181)
9 players have over 200 PAs with the Padres this year, and Denorfia's .319 slugging percentage is 5th among those. So this is a middle-of-the-order bat the Mariners got for almost nothing!
   3. The Ghost of Sox Fans Past Posted: August 01, 2014 at 12:37 AM (#4762296)
I wonder if they would have done this deal if they knew they were getting Austin Jackson? Still a positive addition, just less important now.
   4. PreservedFish Posted: August 01, 2014 at 01:04 AM (#4762313)
This may help distinguish him from Will Venable.

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