Mariners acquire J.A. Happ from Blue Jays for Michael Saunders

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According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Blue Jays and Mariners have agreed to a trade that sends LHP J.A. Happ to Seattle for outfielder Michael Saunders.

Happ, 32, posted a 4.22 ERA in 158 innings pitched last season with Toronto while striking 133 and walking 51. He had a 1.3 fWAR. Steamer projects him to post similar numbers in 2015, but now in Seattle he might improve.

Sanders, 28, had a 126 wRC+ (26% above average) in 263 plate appearances with Seattle in 2014 while hitting 8 home runs and driving in 34 runs. He had a 1.9 fWAR and a total fWAR of 5.0 in 553 games with the Mariners.

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