With Marlins already selling, here are four players Mariners could target in a trade

The Miami Marlins are not a good baseball team. They have started the season 10-28 and just traded their best player, Luis Arraez to the San Diego Padres. Jerry Dipoto should call the Marlins and try to pry one of their better players away.
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Mariners Trade Target #3: 1B/DH Josh Bell

Josh Bell could definitely be an option for the Mariners if Ty France continues to struggle. But the likelihood of Bell being a Mariner seems slim. He hasn't been that good this year but last year with a change of scenery from Cleveland to Miami it was a night and day difference for his season.

He went from a .701 OPS to an .818 OPS and hit as many home runs in 53 games with the Marlins as he did in 97 games with the Indians, which was 11 for a total of 22 home runs in 2023. He wouldn't cost much but not sure it's much of an upgrade unless he starts to hit.

It is only his age-32 season, and his BABIP has been awful, so things could definitely turn around. With an average exit velo of around 90 MPH, he is still making good contact with the ball, so this could be one of those low-cost, low-risk, higher ceiling type of moves that is always so tantalizing to Dipoto and Hollander.