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Mariners deal Fien to Phillies for cash

May 9, 2017

PHILADELPHIA -- Right-handed reliever Casey Fien, who struggled in six relief outings with the Mariners before being outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma last week, was traded Tuesday to the Phillies for undisclosed cash considerations.The 33-year-old had a 15.00 ERA as he allowed 10 earned runs with six strikeouts and four walks

PHILADELPHIA -- Right-handed reliever Casey Fien, who struggled in six relief outings with the Mariners before being outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma last week, was traded Tuesday to the Phillies for undisclosed cash considerations.
The 33-year-old had a 15.00 ERA as he allowed 10 earned runs with six strikeouts and four walks in six innings during two stints with Seattle.
Fien signed a one-year, $1.1 million deal with Seattle as a free agent in December.
Fien has a career record of 17-17 with a 4.29 ERA in 299 appearances with the Tigers, Twins, Dodgers and Mariners.
He was 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA over 5 1/3 innings in five appearances with Tacoma this year.
Mariners acquire Bonnell
• The Mariners acquired Minor League right-handed reliever Bryan Bonnell from the Rays on Tuesday in exchange for their International Signing Slot No. 71. Bonnell, 23, is 0-2 with four saves and a 4.09 ERA nine appearances for High-A Charlotte.

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