Mariners acquire Minor League utility player Kristopher Negrón from Arizona

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that the Mariners have acquired minor league infielder/outfielder Kristopher Negrón from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for cash considerations.

August 30th, 2018

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that the Mariners have acquired minor league infielder/outfielder Kristopher Negrón from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for cash considerations. 

Negrón has been assigned to AAA Tacoma. 

Negrón, 32, appeared in 2 games this season with the Arizona Diamondbacks and was 1-for-3 with an RBI. He spent most of the year with AAA Reno, appearing in 118 games and batting .283 (105x371) with 17 doubles, 5 triples, 15 home runs and 45 RBI. 

Negrón has appeared in parts of 5 Major League seasons with Cincinnati (2012, 2014-15) and Arizona (2017-18), combining to appear in 112 games with a .216 (58x269) average with 13 doubles, 1 triple, 6 home runs and 21 RBI.

He has appeared in the Majors at every position except pitcher and catcher, making starts at the other 7 positions on the field. In his career he's appeared at: first base (4 games, 3 starts); second base (24 games, 17 starts); third base (27 games, 23 starts); shortstop (17 games, 11 starts); left field (16 games, 4 starts); center field (6 games, 3 starts) and right field (3 games, 2 starts).