The San Diego Padres on Sunday acquired catcher Austin Nola from the Seattle Mariners as section of a seven-participant offer.
Aspect of the return for Seattle is 1 of San Diego’s top prospective clients, outfielder Taylor Trammell. Other gamers provided in the Mariners’ haul are infielder Ty France, catcher Luis Torrens and ideal-handed reduction pitcher Andres Munoz.
Headed to the Padres are relievers Austin Adams and Dan Altavilla. A significant-time right-handed arm who struck out 51 in 31 innings past yr, Adams has been recovering from ACL surgical treatment but will return soon and should be a good addition for San Diego along with the not too long ago acquired Trevor Rosenthal.
Nola is hitting .306 this period for Seattle, with five house operates and 19 RBIs in 29 game titles as the team’s main backstop. Very last time, he batted .269 with 10 homers and 31 RBIs in 79 video games.
Trammell was dealt by Cincinnati to the Padres final season in a three-way trade involving the Cleveland Indians.
Trammell is rated the Padres’ No. 5 prospect and MLB’s 75th overall by ESPN’s Kiley McDaniel. He hit .234 with 10 house operates, 43 RBIs and 20 stolen bases in 126 game titles in Double-A last year.
Nola is the older brother of Philadelphia Phillies correct-handed starter Aaron Nola.
The Padres now have the second-most wins (21) in the National League, trailing only division rival Los Angeles (26). They are seeking to close a playoff drought courting to 2006.
San Diego has been chaotic as Monday’s 4 p.m. ET trade deadline strategies, getting slugger Mitch Moreland from the Boston Crimson Sox earlier Sunday and also carrying out a deal for Los Angeles Angels veteran catcher Jason Castro, in accordance to sources. All those moves arrived on the heels of the Padres building a major splash with their trade for Kansas City’s Rosenthal on Saturday.