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Report: Brewers trade OF Domingo Santana to Mariners

Matt Johnson

A busy offseason of trades continued on Friday for Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto as the team reportedly agreed to a deal acquiring outfielder Domingo Santana from the Milwaukee Brewers.

According to Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times, Seattle has reached agreement on a trade to acquire the 26-year-old outfielder from the Brewers, though the deal is still pending medicals being reviewed.

Santana split time between Milwaukee and its Triple-A affiliate in 2018. In 85 games with the Brewers, Santana slashed .265/.328/..412 with a .740 OPS and five home runs. He hit eight home runs with a .283/.401/.487 slash line and .888 OPS across 55 games with Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Seattle will be hoping it is buying low on Santana and he can return to the caliber of player Milwaukee enjoyed in 2017. During his exceptional 2017 season with the Brewers, Santana hit 30 home runs with 85 RBIs, 15 stolen bases and a .278/.371/.505 slash line across 151 games.

According to Corey Brock of The Athletic, Milwaukee will receive 26-year-old outfielder Ben Gamel and 22-year-old pitcher Noah Zavolas.

Zavolasl was drafted in the 18th round of the 2018 MLB Amateur Draft by the Mariners. He pitched 38.2 innings between Low-A and High-A ball in the organization this past season and recorded a 3.03 ERA with 41 strikeouts and a .214 batting average allowed.

Gamel is a left-handed hitter with experience in both corner outfield spots. He posted a .272/.358/.370 slash line in 101 games last season with the Mariners.