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Orioles interested in trading for Mark Trumbo

Orioles interested in trading for Mark Trumbo

The Orioles have interest in trading for Seattle Mariners slugging first baseman Mark Trumbo, an industry source said.

The intensity of discussion between the clubs is unclear, but the Orioles have definitely targeted Trumbo, who could be nontendered this week.

The 29-year-old Trumbo is expected to make in the $8-9 million range next season in his final year of arbitration. He made $6.9 million this year.

The Mariners could tender Trumbo a contract by Wednesday's midnight deadline, but talk of moving him -- new Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto dealt Trumbo two offseasons ago when he was Los Angeles Angels GM -- has heated up in recent weeks. The Mariners,...