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Mariners land new first baseman in deal with Athletics

Mariners land new first baseman in deal with Athletics

MLB, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners
The Seattle Mariners have acquired designated hitter Ryon Healy from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed reliever Emilio Pagan and infield prospect Alexander Campos, the teams announced Wednesday: Healy, 26 years old in January, might remind some Seattle fans of Mark Trumbo. He's a strong lad, one who has homered 38 times in 221 major-league games, while posting a .282/.313/.475 (111 OPS+) slash line. Alas, Healy's indifference toward walking (3.8 percent career) and defense (he's considered a subpar glove) caused the A's to view him as expandable. The M's, on the other hand, view him as a fix for their first-base void. Healy is under team control through the 2022 season and will..... Story Continues