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Marlins trade Gordon to Mariners; will play CF

From ESPN - December 7, 2017

Dee Gordon is on the move.

The speedy second baseman has been traded from the Miami Marlins to the Seattle Mariners, the teams announced.

Seattle also received international slot money from Miami in exchange for minor leaguers Robert Dugger, Nick Neidert and Christopher Torres.

The international slot money is $1 million, according to multiple reports.

With Robinson Cano entrenched at second base and Jean Segura at shortstop, Seattle is planning to have Gordon play center field.

"We are going to play Dee in center field," Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said. "It's a conversation that's already occurred. We are very excited about bringing on this kind of athlete. ... His athletic ability is obvious to those who watch, but his ability to close ground, and more specifically, his launchability, that first-step burst that Dee gets is on par with the elite center fielders in baseball. We feel like that gives him a chance to be a separator in center field."

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