How are members of the 2023 Mariners doing on their new teams?

Let's check in on some former Mariners who were with the team in 2023, but have moved on to new locations for the 2024 season
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Jarred Kelenic

One of the most controversial players in recent Mariners history, Kelenic was traded to the Braves in a salary dump. Kelenic seems to have tinkered with his swing yet again, and the early season success (much like 2024) has been on display this year as well. We all knew that Kelenic would take off when he went somewhere else, and he has. He is slashing .319/.396/.383. On the surface, it's great, but he hasn't hit a home run, has a strikeout rate near 31%, and is hitting just .143/.250/.143 over his last 10 games. Kelenic was very polarizing (good and bad) in his time with the Mariners, but I don't think this is a move that they will regret.

Paul Sewald

One of the most beloved players in this era of Mariners baseball, was involved in one of the most talked about trades this offseason. Sewald was instrumental in taking the Diamondbacks to the World Series. Like Topa, he has yet to throw in the 2024 season. Before the year could start, Sewald was placed on the 15-day injured list with a left oblique strain. Luckily for D-Backs and baseball fans, Sewald was sent out on a rehab assignment on April 23rd, so hopefully we will get to see him soon.

Isaiah Campbell

In what was a head-scratching move for the Mariners, they sent the promising reliever to the Red Sox for Luis Urias. Campbell showed some solid stuff last year but has really struggled to find that same success. He has made seven appearances, putting up a 12.79 ERA. He was just hit really hard, giving up two home runs and 11 hits in just 6.1 innings. Unfortunately, Campbell was placed on the injured list with a right shoulder impingement. Campbell will be out for at least two weeks but could miss even further.

Tom Murphy

One of the most iconic Mariners from the recent teams, Murphy is a very exciting player. He continuously showed a lot of promise as a potential All-Star level catcher; Murphy just couldn't ever stay healthy. Murphy signed with the Giants this offseason and so far, he just hasn't been able to get going. He has only played in 10 games, slashing just .074/.194/.111 with 11 strikeouts in 31 plate appearances. Murphy has struggled, but we know that he has all sorts of talent, if he can just stay healthy. Even if "Murph" is struggling, at least we know that he is bringing his same vibrant and exciting attitude to that Giants' clubhouse.