Mariners Deal Jarrod Washburn To Detroit

Seattle SportsnetCorrespondent IJuly 31, 2009

The Seattle Mariners have traded starting pitcher Jarrod Washburn to the Detroit Tigers for two pitching prospects.

In return, the Mariners obtained left-handed pitchers Luke French and Mauricio Robles from Detroit.

French is a 23-year-old soft-tosser who has pitched at both Triple-A and the big league level this season. Currently, he is 1-2 with a 3.38 ERA for the Tigers.

Robles is a 20-year-old Venezuelan who is currently pitching at Single-A. In four minor league seasons, the southpaw has a 16-16 record with a 3.40 ERA. In 2009, Robles has already recorded 111 strikeouts to just 41 walks.

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