Mariners Trade LHP Tyler Olson to Dodgers for PTBNL or Cash

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Seattle receives a player to be named later or cash considerations

SEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that left-handed pitcher Tyler Olson has been traded to Los Angeles (NL) in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Olson, 26, was designated for assignment on Dec. 16 to make room on the roster for right-hander A.J. Schugel. He began last season in the Majors with Seattle, appearing in 11 games as a reliever and going 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA (8 ER, 13.1 IP) before being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee contusion. With AAA Tacoma he was 3-5 with a 4.47 ERA (27 ER, 54.1 IP) in 25 games including 6 starts with the Rainiers. In three minor league seasons in the Mariners organization, he was 17-17 with a 3.86 ERA (110 ER, 256.2 IP) in 70 games including 41 starts. He was originally drafted by the Mariners in the 7th round of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

OLSON’s PLAYING RECORD

 

YEAR CLUB W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR HB BB SO WP BK
2013 Everett 2-4 4.33 18 8 1 1 1 54.0 61 33 26 1 3 20 48 6 0
2014 High Desert 2-1 3.13 5 5 0 0 0 23.0 21 8 8 0 1 10 27 2 0
  Jackson 10-7 3.52 22 22 1 0 0 125.1 126 55 49 8 7 25 100 2 0
2015 Tacoma 3-5 4.47 25 6 0 0 1 54.1 61 40 27 7 2 17 53 0 2
  SEATTLE 1-1 5.40 11 0 0 0 0 13.1 18 8 8 2 1 10 8 0 2
Minor Lg Totals 17-17 3.86 70 41 2 1 2 256.2 269 136 110 16 13 72 228 10 2
ML Totals 1-1 5.40 11 0 0 0 0 13.1 18 8 8 2 1 10 8 0 2
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