By Anthony Caruso III | Editor
Second baseman and outfielder Adam Frazier was traded to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. The 29-year-old is now part of his third team since July.
In exchange for Frazier, the San Diego Padres received left-handed pitcher Ray Kerr. Outfielder Corey Rosier was also included in the package.
Frazier was with the Padres on July 26e. He was traded for Tucupita Marcano with prospects Michell Miliano and Jack Suwinski.
Frazier, who is not expected to be a free agent until 2023, could move up to third base with the trade. The Mariners are not expected to re-sign free agent Kyle Seager, who played for the team from 2011 to 2021.
Outside of third base, the rest of the infield is defined with the team. Ty France is expected to be the team’s first baseman in 2022.
Abraham Toro is expected to be the second baseman. JP Crawford is the team’s shortstop.
Frazier, who was on the National League All-Star team in 2021, had a batting average of 0.268 in 57 games after the trade. He had a home run and 11 RBIs.
Prior to the trade, he had a batting average of 0.324 in 98 games. Frazier has four home runs and 32 RBIs.
Over the course of his career, he has batted 0.281 in 665 games. Frazier has 40 home runs and 215 RBIs.
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