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Mariners acquire Adam Warren from Yankees

Seattle adds 2nd reliever of day after also snagging Zach Duke.

MLB: New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Mariners have added a second arm to their bullpen today, as they acquired Adam Warren from the Yankees, sources told Ken Rosenthal and Emily Waldon of The Athletic.

Mark Feinsand of reports that the Yankees will receive international bonus pool money in return.

Twenty minutes before this deal, Seattle snagged reliever Zach Duke from the Twins. But Warren gives them another three quality relievers they have acquired this season after also trading for Alex Colome on May 25 in a deal with the Rays.

The 30-year-old Warren has another strong season, posting a 2.70 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 11.1 strikeouts per nine innings in 24 appearances this season. More importantly, Warren brings postseason experience to a Seattle team that is dying to end the longest active playoff drought by a team in the four major professional sports (17 years). For the Yankees last year, he pitched in three games (2 in the ALCS, 1 in the ALDS) last year, posting a 2.08 and 0.69 WHIP in 4 13 innings pitched.

Right now, the Mariners are the second wild card in the AL, holding a two-game edge on the Athletics. They are also only four games behind the defending World Series champion Astros in the AL West.