Originally posted on Sports Rumor Alert  |  Last updated 7/12/14
What the Seattle Mariners are looking to do before August is add a right-handed hitter with some power. They have recently scouted Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd, but they are one of the four team's on his no-trade list, as Sports Rumor Alert's own Zach Morrison writes.If they fail to land Byrd, they could show interest in Josh Willingham, Alex Rios, and possibly Junior Lake or Dayan Viciedo, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.#452052474 / gettyimages.comWillingham, 35, is a free agent at the end of the year. He has missed a good amount of time this season due to injury, but in the games that he has played in, he has shown decent power and patience, which could entice teams looking to add more power to their lineup. In only 47 games played this season, he is hitting .209 with eight home runs and 25 RBI. Expect Willingham to get dealt sometime this month.If you have read any of my articles on Rios, you'll know how big of a fan I am of his. When the Rangers acquire...
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