Padres trade Taylor Trammell to Mariners for Austin Nola in 7-man deal


On Sunday, the San Diego Padres acquired receiver Austin Nola from the Seattle Mariners on a seven-man contract.Part of the return for Seattle is one of San Diego’s top prospects, outfielder Taylor Trammell. Other players included in the Mariners’ run are infielder Ty France, wide receiver Luis Torrens and right-handed relief pitcher Andres Munoz.

Headed to the Padres are relieved Austin Adams and Dan Altavilla. A great right-hander who struck out 51 goals in 31 innings last year, Adams is recovering from ACL surgery but will return soon and should be a good addition for San Diego alongside recently acquired Trevor Rosenthal.

Nola is .306 this season for Seattle, with 5 homers and 19 RBIs in 29 games as the team’s primary safety net. Last season, he scored .269 with 10 homers and 31 RBIs in 79 games.

Trammell was treated by Cincinnati to the Padres last season in a three-way trade involving the Cleveland Indians.

Trammell is ranked No.5 among the Padres and 75th overall in the MLB by ESPN’s Kiley McDaniel. He hit .234 with 10 homers, 43 RBIs and 20 goals stolen in 126 Double-A games last season.

Nola is the older brother of right-hander Philadelphia Phillies starter Aaron Nola.

The Padres currently have the second-most winning streak (21) in the National League, behind division lone rival Los Angeles (26). They seek to end a playoff drought dating back to 2006.

San Diego has been busy heading into Monday’s 4 p.m. ET trade deadline, acquiring slugger Mitch Moreland from the Boston Red Sox earlier Sunday and also securing a deal for veteran Los Angeles Angels wide receiver Jason Castro. , according to sources. These moves came in the wake of the Padres who caused a sensation with their trade against Rosenthal of Kansas City on Saturday.


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