Mariners targeting top free agent in addition to Kris Bryant

Mariners targeting top free agent in addition to Kris Bryant

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 17: Trevor Story # 27 of the Colorado Rockies throws the ball to very first base versus the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on September 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images).
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Kris Bryant is not the only complimentary agent the Seattle Mariners are taking a look at, per FanSided MLB expert Robert Murray.
The Seattle Mariners have already made 2 splash relocations this offseason by acquiring infielder Adam Frazier from the San Diego Padres and signing AL Cy Young winner Robbie Ray to a five-year contract. In spite of these two huge relocations, the team who was so near clinching a postseason berth are apparently going all-in on the 2022 season.
FanSided MLB expert Robert Murray reported previously today that the Mariners had interest in former Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants utility gamer Kris Bryant. However they are not stopping there, as Murray reports on Tuesday that Seattle is likewise looking at Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story.

Mariners interested in totally free agent shortstop Trevor Story.
Story remains as one of the top shortstops offered on the market presently, alongside Carlos Correa. Seattles rivals, the Texas Rangers, managed to sign both Marcus Semien and Corey Seager to long-lasting deals this week. The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with Javier Baez on a six-year contract on Tuesday.
The Mariners do have the shortstop position filled by J.P. Crawford. Where would Story play if he were to sign with Seattle? MLB Network insider Jon Heyman tweeted out that the Mariners desire Story to play 3rd base, which is uninhabited after the team decreased the club choice on Kyle Seager.

Story remains as one of the leading shortstops readily available on the market presently, along with Carlos Correa. The Mariners do have the shortstop position filled by J.P. Crawford. Where would Story play if he were to sign with Seattle? MLB Network expert Jon Heyman tweeted out that the Mariners want Story to play third base, which is vacant after the group declined the club option on Kyle Seager.

In addition to Kris Bryant, the Seattle Mariners are expressing interest in free-agent infielder Trevor Story, according to sources acquainted with the situation. Seattle has already included Robbie Ray and Adam Frazier, but continue to look for an effect bat.
— Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) December 1, 2021.

Story slashed.251/.329/.471 while tape-recording 24 house runs, 75 RBI, 88 runs and 132 hits in 142 video games this previous season.
After nearly making the postseason for the very first time since 2011, the Mariners are committed to making a clinched berth a truth in 2022. That is evidenced by their relocations hence far and their interest in both Bryant and Story.