Chris Denorfia traded to Mariners
CLEVELAND -- The Seattle Mariners have acquired veteran outfielder Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres for a pair of minor leaugers.
Seattle announced the deal about 90 minutes before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline Thursday.
The Mariners sent outfielder Abraham Almonte, their opening day starter in center field, and right-hander Stephen Kohlscheen to the Padres. Almonte made the club out of spring training but lasted only 27 games before being optioned to the minors.
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