10:09 AM EDT, Tue September 01, 2015
Seattle Times 10 hours ago

Mariners trade Austin Jackson to Cubs; Miller moves to center

The trade of center fielder Jackson opens up the position for competition, with Brad Miller scheduled to get a long look there.

Mariners trade outfielder Austin Jackson to Cubs

The Mariners traded outfielder Austin Jackson to the Chicago Cubs on Monday for a player to be named and cash. The Mariners received $211,000 in international slot money.


Austin Jackson stood for a second after contact. He wasn’t quite sure that the ball he had just hit down the right-field line had any chance of staying fair. But the hard liner landed on the right-field foul line and the Mariners had a 6-5 win in 11 innings over the Baltimore Orioles Logan Morrison, […]
Lookout Landing Aug 11, 2015

Saying goodbye to Austin Jackson

Austin Jackson is the Mariners best centerfielder, which is exactly why he needs to go sooner rather than later. The Mariners have two looming free agents of note in the upcoming offseason. One is Hisashi Iwakuma, whom I wrote about last week and Jake wrote about earlier today. The other is Austin Jackson. Jackson's time in Seattle has been uneven. In the macabre contest to locate "The Thing" that left the 2014 Mariners one game out of the playoff Jackson' woeful 52 wRC+ with the team is certainly in the forefront of the discussion. Jackson has rebounded somewhat this year, although his...

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