Potential fit #3: Teoscar Hernandez
Not much to say here it sounds like the Mariners are moving on from Teo as they didn't offer him a qualifying offer as they look to cut down on strikeouts in 2024. Teo ranked 3rd in the MLB with 211 K's just behind Suarez with 214.
Potential fit #4: Rhys Hoskins
The last fit is 30-year-old Rhys Hoskins. The right-handed first baseman who has played his whole career for the Philadelphia Phillies. Hoskins didn't play in 2023 because he tore his ACL in spring training. But he could be someone the Mariners bring in to play 1B/DH. Hoskins did play 135 games of OF in 2018 but hasn't played there since, so I don't think that is an option.
Hoskins last full season was in 2022 where he had his best WAR season of 2.9, but he also struck out 169 times. In 2022 he hit 30 home runs and had 79 RBIs. While Hoskins does strike out a lot he does walk a lot, in 2019 he walked 116 times, and in 2022 he walked 72 times. Hoskins is definitely someone the Mariners could look to add if they decide to trade France this off-season. Or they could add him to be their DH if they don't sign the unicorn. But Hoskins could also sign somewhere on a 1 year prove-it deal, and Seattle is not ideal for that.
MLB Trade Rumors predicts Hoskins to get a 2 year $36 million deal. I think all of these players could be great fits for the Mariners if they decided to spend money but don't want to break the bank for players like Ohtani and Bellinger.