Mariners Acquire Dee Gordon, and Get a Better Shot at Ohtani

By agreeing to take Gordon’s salary off the books of the Miami Marlins, Seattle got an extra $1 million for their pursuit of Japan’s Shohei Ohtani.

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  • Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from Marlins |
    SEATTLE -- Looking to improve their team speed and baserunning ability, the Mariners made a bold move in that direction on Thursday as general manager Jerry Dipoto acquired two-time National League All-Star Dee Gordon from the Marlins and another $1 million in international slot money in exchange for top pitching prospect Nick Neidert and two other Minor Leaguers.
    06/14/2018 - 5:56 am | View Website
  • Mariners Acquire Dee Gordon
    The Mariners have officially struck a deal with the Marlins to acquire second baseman Dee Gordon. Seattle will also pick up $1MM in international spending capacity. Righty Nick Neidert is going back to Miami along with fellow prospects Christopher Torres and Robert Dugger.
    06/7/2018 - 3:52 pm | View Website
  • Dee Gordon
    Dee Gordon Devaris "Dee" Gordon (born April 22, 1988) is an American professional baseball center fielder, shortstop, and second baseman for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins.
    06/5/2018 - 12:02 am | View Website
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