The Mariners busy offseason continued today when they traded up-and-down pitcher Brandon Morrow to the Blue Jays today for relief pitcher Brandon League and prospect Johermyn Chavez. This seems like a good move, both pitchers have similar production and the move gives the M's a good bullpen arm and one of Toronto's better position prospects in the process. The next move for pitching will likely be to acquire a No. 3 pitcher after netting Cliff Lee for the No. 2 spot. I think the Mariners are going to target Ben Sheets or Jarrod Washburn to fill the last available spot in the rotation. After todays trade, getting one more starter appears to be the last significant activity to be done on the pitching front. The Mariners still need another infielder and a designated hitter, and have roughly $ ...
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