Mariners acquire Mike Morse, part ways with John Jaso in three-team trade

The Mariners, still looking for offensive upgrades, have acquired Washington Nationals outfielder/first baseman Mike Morse in a three-team trade that sent catcher John Jaso to Oakland, while the A’s sent three prospects to Washington.

Morse, who started his career with the Mariners, played in 102 games last year after missing the first two months of the season with a back injury, and hit .291 with 18 home runs and 62 RBI, a .321 on base percentage and .470 slugging percentage. The 30-year-old Morse enjoyed his best season in 2011 when he hit .303 with a .910 on-base plus slugging percentage and hit 31 home runs.

Jaso, who figured to split time behind the plate with Jesus Montero—the only catcher currently on the Mariners’ 40-man roster—hit .276 with 10 home runs and 50 RBIs in 108 games last year.

More in Sports

Seahawks’ reign in the NFC West appears to be over

With Sunday’s big 42-7 win, the Rams look like the team to beat now and for the immediate future

Grading the Seahawks’ 42-7 loss to the Rams

Plenty of failing grades after the much-anticipated NFC West showdown dissolves into a beatdown

Carroll: ‘That was a really dismal performance’

Seahawks’ playoff hopes dim with a 42-7 drubbing by the Rams

Russell Wilson: ‘They beat us pretty good today’

The veteran QB suffers his most lopsided defeat since joining the Seahawks in 2012

Silvertips rout Portland 8-3, move into first place

Everett heads into the Christmas break having won 11 of its past 12 games

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips enter break first in Western Conference

It seems impossible, but the Everett Silvertips are in first place in… Continue reading

Washington men stave off Loyola Marymount 80-78

Noah Dickerson’s 13 points in the final five minutes help Washington hold on

VIDEO: Postgame reaction to the Seahawks’ loss to the Rams

Seattle coach Pete Carroll and players speak after the Seahawks’ 42-7 loss to Los Angeles.

RPI has changed way hoops coaches approach non-league games

The implementation of RPI for state-tourney seeding has local basketball coaches thinking differently.

Most Read