Blockbuster deals have radically changed the 2019 Mariners

The Mariners’ made a flurry of trades to offload some of their talented veteran players, including two blockbuster deals Monday, to stock on young talent. Some say they traded for what is now a top-10 farm system.
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The Mariners’ made a flurry of trades to offload some of their talented veteran players, including two blockbuster deals Monday, to stock on young talent. Some say they traded for what is now a top-10 farm system.

TJ Cotterill is the Seattle Mariners and MLB writer for The News Tribune. He started covering MLB full-time in 2018, but before that covered Ken Griffey Jr.’s Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown, the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and spent seven years writing about high schools, including four as TNT’s prep sports coordinator. Born and raised in Washington.