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Trumbo admits he's been 'trying too hard' in first week with Mariners

Mark Trumbo picked up two hits in his first game with the Seattle Mariners last week, but followed up his debut with an 0-16 stretch over the next four games.  Before Seattle's series finale in Cleveland on Thursday afternoon, Trumbo admitted to Matt Pentz of the Seattle Times that he's been 'pressing' a bit at the plate.  Said Trumbo: "You don’t try to do that (press), but it’s...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Trumbo Is Not The Answer To The Seattle Mariners Woes

Within an hour of being swept by the New York Yankees on Wednesday, the Seattle Mariners announced a trade which brings Arizona Diamondbacks OF Mark Trumbo and left handed pitcher Vidal Nuno to Seattle in exchange for catcher Wellington Castillo, right-hander Dominic Leone, and prospects Gabby Guerrero and Jack Reinheimer. The centerpiece of the deal is Trumbo, who will presumably...
Via Oregon Sports News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Slumping Seattle Mariners Hope Mark Trumbo Can Provide Powerful Jolt

Expectations were high for the Seattle Mariners, and yet they look up at far too many teams in the AL West for their liking. Seattle is fourth, only three games better than last-place Oakland entering Thursday’s play. And they’re on a season-high five-game losing streak after mustering just one run in Wednesday’s loss against New York. In need of a boost, they traded for Arizona...
Via Oregon Sports News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners trade for Mark Trumbo

Panic?  With the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Angels putting the Seattle Mariners in the rearview mirror, the Mariners decided to give their offense a boost in the arm with a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The Mariners received Mark Trumbo and Vidal Nuno from the Diamondbacks for Welington Castillo, Dominic Leone, Gabby Guerrero, and Jack Reinheimer.   This home...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners trade for Mark Trumbo, finally

Usually, around this time of year, there still isn’t really much of an active trade market. Not only are teams wrapping up the process of figuring out what they already have — front offices everywhere are dedicated to the draft. Meanwhile, in Seattle, Lloyd McClendon says he’s always being reminded by his analytics department that […]
Via Fangraphs
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners Acquire Mark Trumbo From Diamondbacks in Six-Player Trade

The first big trade of the summer went down this evening, as Mark Trumbo becomes the first big-name player to go off the board. Trumbo, in his second season with the Diamondbacks, will be headed to the Seattle Mariners in a six-player trade. Trumbo, 29, is batting .259/.299/.506 with nine home runs, 10 doubles, and three triples in 184 plate appearances over 46 games. Last season...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Diamondbacks trade Mark Trumbo to Mariners

The Arizona Diamondbacks have sent outfielder Mark Trumbo to the Seattle Mariners, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The Diamondbacks later offered full details of the trade: #Dbacks acquire C Wellington Castillo, RHP Dominic Leone, INF Jack Reinheimer & OF Gabby Guerrero from Mariners for Mark Trumbo & Vidal Nuño — #VoteGoldy (@Dbacks) June 3, 2015 ...
Via Sportsnaut
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks have an attractive trade chip in Mark Trumbo

As we enter the middle portion of the season, teams begin to identify whether or not they are serious postseason contenders. The teams that consider themselves out of the race for a playoff spot will begin to examine their roster and see if they can afford to trade expendable players for younger talent that can contribute to future success. The Arizona Diamondbacks are currently...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: time to part with Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks have a lot of problems. They make disastrous trades involving elite players who aren’t “gritty” enough. They discourage Brandon McCarthy from throwing his cutter and trade him. McCarthy dominates in his first three starts with his new team using his cutter liberally. But not all of the Diamondback’s problems are bad ones. They have a logjam in the...
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Trumbo still shows up at Angels charity event after trade

Mark Trumbo was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. On Wednesday the slugging outfielder appeared at a party for the Los Angeles Angels Kids Foundation. via reddit Trumbo could simply have blown off the event after the trade but it says something about him that he actually attended. The 27-year-old Trumbo produced a .234/.294/.453 line last eason with 34 home runs and...
December 12, 2013  |  1 Comment

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