Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/18/13
Team Jaso It was reported that the Seattle Mariners have added another first baseman/DH by acquiring Mike Morse from the Washington Nationals for catcher John Jaso. There was also something else about it being a three-way trade, but no one seems to care about that. Who cares about the Athletics? After all, they only won the division last year. It’s not like we sent our best everyday catching option to them or anything. Inner division trades sometimes hurt the most. Here are three things that I admire about the trade: More Power What I love about this trade is that Mike Morse actually knows how to hit. In limited at bats, he outperformed most of the Mariners’ offensive staff. Seattle hit just about every social media platform telling us that Morse hit .291 with 18 home runs in only 108 games. As a former Mariner, it seems like Morse is even happy about coming to Seattle, which is not the norm these days. Of course, last year John Jaso was happy to come to the Mariners. See what that got
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