3 Players the Mariners gave up on too soon

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Pitcher Freddy Peralta

Freddy Peralta
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This is a fitting first choice given the Brewers are visiting the Mariners during the current homestand. Luckily for the Mariners they will not face Peralta in their series with the Brew Crew with Peralta’s ERA for 2023 at 0.75 in his first two starts. Before he was traded, Peralta had a 4.11 ERA (2-3 record) in Rookie-ball for the 2015 season where he made nine starts. Seattle traded Freddy Peralta to Milwaukee along with Carlos Herrera and Daniel Missaki for Adam Lind in 2015 at the beginning of the Dipoto era. Adam Lind did not last more than a season with Mariners hitting just .239 with 20 HR in 126 games for the M’s in 2016. Freddy Peralta, however, has put up a 3.73 career ERA with a (32-17 record) and 4.9 WAR for the Brewers. Peralta’s career started in the bullpen before he was moved to the starting rotation in 2021 after three seasons as a reliever. He made the all-star game in 2021 and finished with a 2.81 ERA (10-5 record). Considering Adam Lind finished with -0.3 WAR in his lone season with the Mariners, the Brewers clearly got the better of this deal between the two teams. Imagine right now if the Mariners had Peralta in their rotation, he would fill a big hole in the rotation which currently is missing Robbie Ray.