Carlos Ruiz is officially a Mariner. This means the team will be parting with LHP Vidal Nuno, who will be donning a Dodgers come the 2017 season.
The #Mariners have acquired catcher Carlos Ruiz from Los Angeles-NL in exchange for left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuño.— MarinersPR (@MarinersPR) November 7, 2016
For the Dodgers, the veteran catcher batted .278 in 14 games played after being dealt to Los Angeles via the Phillies in late August. In exchange for the Ruiz, Philadelphia was sent cash considerations, A.J. Ellis, Tommy Bergjans, and Joey Curletta.
Here’s what else is going down in the American League West.
Mike Trout is up for MVP for the 5th consecutive season, despite his team not even coming close to making the playoffs.
What free agent will be the best bang for the Athletics buck?
Astros relief pitcher Reymin Guduan will be added to the 40-man roster.
The #Astros have selected LHP Reymin Guduan to the 40-man roster.— Houston Astros (@astros) November 5, 2016
Mitch Moreland and Adrian Beltre have won Golden Gloves this season.