Mariners trade Saunders for Happ

Seattle, WA ( – The Seattle Mariners traded outfielder
Michael Saunders to the Toronto Blue Jays for left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ on

Saunders, who has battled injuries over the past three seasons, hit .273 with
eight homers and 34 RBI this past season over 78 games. The Mariners had been
looking to move the 28-year-old since the end of the year after he took
offense to remarks made by general manager Jack Zduriencik.

The 32-year-old Happ went 11-11 with a 4.22 ERA over 28 starts for Toronto in