Found January 02, 2013 on ChadMoriyama.com:
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Despite all the denials, Andre Ethier‘s name continues to come up in trade rumors, and given what I’ve heard, I don’t think it’s just noise. The latest has him heading to the Mariners, and it’s via ESPN‘s Jason Churchill (1, 2, 3). Hearing Mariners have progressed in trade talks for a hitter. Indications it’s Ethier. Multiple players involved. @nbynwms very possible. Heard 7 or more players could be in it… Two from LAD, 4 from sea. That leaves at least one player from 3rd team @joshuacarpino there will be cash involved If you don’t trust Churchill, then Mike Petriello has said that he heard as much on Ethier’s situation. —– Anyway, given that information, one has to surmise that the deal might look something like this: Seattle Mariners Get: Andre Ethier/Chris Capuano/Cash Los Angeles Dodgers Get: Brendan Ryan/Franklin Gutierrez/Prospects From the Mariners perspective, they’re getting a solid ~2 WAR pitcher in Capuano with some upside and some risk for the price of $6 million with a 2
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