Blue Jays, Mariners finalize trade

Updated: December 23, 2009, 4:16 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Citing the need for more experience in their bullpen, the Seattle Mariners finalized their trade of former No. 1 draft choice Brandon Morrow to the Toronto Blue Jays for more veteran reliever Brandon League and minor league outfielder Johermyn Chavez.

"We acquired a very talented arm, and we gave up a very talented arm," Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik said on a conference call Wednesday. "They just fit different roles in each organization."

Zduriencik called it ...

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