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MLB Winter Meetings 2015: Mariners Make Deal for Pitcher Wade Miley

NASHVILLE – The Seattle Mariners got a piece back in their starting rotation on Monday as they made a deal for Boston Red Sox pitcher Wade Miley.

Seattle lost pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma to the Dodgers, and were looking to add a starter to their rotation, and they found a trading partner in Boston.

Miley joined the Red Sox last offseason from Arizona in exchange for three prospects. With the Red Sox in 2015 he went 11-11 with a 4.46 ERA in 32 starts, pitching 194 innings.

The deal to Seattle included minor league pitcher Jonathan Aro, while the Red Sox get right-hander Carson Smith and left-hander Roenis Elias.

Elias is a possible starter that can help the Red Sox, while Smith was 2-5 last season with 13 saves for the Mariners, another piece to what is becoming a good Red Sox pen.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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