Seth Smith to Seattle
Remember when I mentioned Seth Smith last week and how he could be a fit for the Reds? Forget all about that.
From MLB.com’s Greg Johns:
Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik made a late addition to his holiday shopping cart on Tuesday, as he completed a trade for Padres outfielder Seth Smith that gives Seattle a strong platoon option in right field for 2015.
The Mariners sent right-handed pitcher Brandon Maurer to the Padres in the deal, using their bullpen depth to add another offensive piece to a club looking to challenge in the American League West next season.
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