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The Mariners acquire Chris Denorfia from the Padres

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The Mariners need a big bat. This ain’t it, but it ain’t nothing:

#Mariners have acquired Chris Denorfia from Padres.

— Greg Johns (@GregJohnsMLB) July 31, 2014

The Padres have announced that they acquired Stephen Kohlscheen and Abraham Almonte from Mariners in exchange.

Denofia s having a bad year, but the 34-year-old outfielder has been a reliable lefty-masher for several years. He won’t change the game in Seattle, but he will certainly help.