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The one player the Mariners didn't want to trade away, their most coveted and promising prospect, Adam Jones was traded to Baltimore along with reliever George Sherrill, and minor league players Kameron Mickolio, Chris Tillman and Tony Butler, in exchange for Erik Bedard.
Bedard's season prior to coming to Seattle was a stellar one. The lefty went 13-5 with a 3.16 ERA and 221 strikeouts. Although he put up good numbers as a Mariner, (not necessarily his record but his ERA, WHIP, etc.) his time in Seattle will be most remembered by the time Bedard missed due to injuries.
He started a total of 30 games through two seasons before missing the entire 2010 season, and he was then traded to Boston after 16 starts last year.
Sherrill has since returned to the Mariners but arguably had his best success elsewhere, and of course as we all know, Adam Jones is one of the premiere young outfielders. He recently got selected to his second All-Star game, with 20 home runs already this season.