News

Morales returns to Seattle via trade

Morales returns to Seattle via trade

Seattle Mariners' Kendrys Morales in action against the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Seattle. Photo: KPUG/AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

SEATTLE, Wash. – The Seattle Mariners have acquired first baseman/designated hitter Kendrys Morales from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Stephen Pryor. General Manager Jack Zduriencik announced the move today.

Morales is scheduled to report to the Mariners tomorrow at which time a 25-man roster move will be made. A jersey number will be assigned to him tomorrow. Morales was hitting .234 with 1 home run and 18 RBI’s in 39 games with Minnesota.

In 156 games with the Mariners last season Morales led the team in batting average, doubles, RBI’s, multi-hit games and extra-base hits. the 31-year old hit 23 home runs last season establishing a club record for a switch hitter.

Pryor made one appearance for the Mariners this season after opening the season on the disabled list. He appeared in 34 games toal with the Mariners recording a 2.81 ERA with 35 strikeouts.  He was originally selected by the Mariners in the 5th round of the 2010 June Draft out of Tennessee Tech University.

 www.Mariners.com

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

tomcruise

A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

18-overlay4

Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.

in Entertainment

PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

Patriotic Music

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.

in Entertainment

Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

netflix

Take this long weekend to binge on shows and movies that are leaving Netflix and get a sneak peak at what's coming next month.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: Disney goes meta at the multiplex with ‘Tomorrowland’

21-overlay7

Long before the credits roll, Tomorrowland will have you craving a theme park turkey leg and planning a meet up at Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.