The Tampa Bay Rays traded their most prolific player and didn't receive a power arm or bat in the deal but did acquire plenty of substance.
The Mariners have placed Corey Hart on the disabled list and recalled Nick Franklin.
Nick Franklin will join Erasmo Ramirez in Seattle's minor leagues.
Jon Heyman reports the Rays are in talks with the Mariners about 2B/SS Nick Franklin.
The former Orlando high school star is beefing up with the Mariners for a shot at the big leagues.