5 expendable Mariners players Seattle can move at the trade deadline for offense

The Mariners will look to add offense, and these 5 players could be expendable pieces that get you that big bat
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The Mariners can't wait around for Dominic Canzone to figure it out

There may not have been a bigger supporter of Canzone coming into 2024. He had hit at pretty much every level, and everything supported him having a big breakout year. I even went as far as saying he would be able to replace and even outproduce Jarred Kelenic. It has been a rough year for Canzone and his time with the Mariners should not be guaranteed.

Acquired in the Paul Sewald deal, it looked like the Mariners had gotten a slugging lefty that could tame T-Mobile Field. Aside from one of the best bat flips of the year in a majestic home run, Canzone struggled to really get things going, and it has carried into 2024. A shoulder injury kept him out for an extended amount of time (and he had a short rehab assignment), but there are no excuses for a team hoping to win the American League West and make a deep playoff push.

One of the easiest positions for the Mariners to add offense this year is in the corner outfield spots. Outside of Luke Raley and an occasional clutch hit by Mitch Haniger, the Mariners corner outfielders have been terrible (Mariners right fielders have accounted for the fifth worst wRC+ in baseball). Canzone still has value as a trade chip. He might be a solid piece for a proven major league bat that gives the Mariners more certainty. He has a lot of club control and without the pressures of being an everyday corner outfielder, he might flourish somewhere else.