The Mariners traded Jarred Kelenic to the Braves... but for who?

The Mariners traded Jarred Kelenic in a salary-dump style move to the Atlanta Braves. But who did they get in return?
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Cole Phillips, RHP (Braves #7 prospect)

So Phillips is the real get here. Phillips was drafted in the second round of the 2022 draft as a prep arm out of Boerne, Texas. He is still just 20 years old. Don't bother running over to baseball reference to see how he has been in the minors so far, because he has not even thrown a pitch yet. Phillips had Tommy John surgery in April of 2022 and has spent the whole time rehabbing. He should be good to get started this Spring.

According to MLB Pipeline, Phillips ranks as the Mariners' 15th-best prospect. His fastball can reach 100 MPH and ranks at plus-plus, and he has an above-average slider. He is still a few years away from making an impact for the Mariners, but he is solid depth for a minor league system that will need the depth after the Mariners make a big splash this offseason, hopefully.