The Seattle Mariners have obtained All-Star outfielder Teoscar Hernández from the Toronto Blue Jays, in keeping with ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The Blue Jays are anticipated to obtain right-handed reliever Erik Swanson and lefty pitching prospect Adam Macko in return, per Ryan Divish of the Seattle Occasions.
Hernández, 30 years outdated, is scheduled to hit free company after subsequent season. In 2022, he batted .267/.316/.491 (127 OPS+) with 25 residence runs and 6 stolen bases. His contributions had been price an estimated 2.8 Wins Above Alternative, per Baseball-Reference.
Swanson, 29, had one of the best season of his big-league profession in 2022. He made 57 appearances (solely a type of a begin) and amassed a 1.68 ERA (222 ERA+) and a 7.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio ratio in 53 innings. He works with a three-pitch combine: a low-90s fastball, a splitter, and a slider. He is beneath workforce management via the 2025 season.
Macko, 21, is a small left-hander who struck out 14.1 batters per 9 innings throughout eight minor-league begins this season.
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