Mariners deal Fien to Phillies for cash

Mariners deal Fien to Phillies for cash

PHILADELPHIA -- Right-handed reliever Casey Fien, who struggled in six relief outings with the Mariners before being outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma last week, was traded Tuesday to the Phillies for undisclosed cash considerations.

The 33-year-old had a 15.00 ERA as he allowed 10 earned runs with six strikeouts and four walks in six innings during two stints with Seattle.

Fien signed a one-year, $1.1 million deal with Seattle as a free agent in December.

Fien has a career record of 17-17 with a 4.29 ERA in 299 appearances with the Tigers, Twins, Dodgers and Mariners.

He was 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA over 5 1/3 innings in five appearances with Tacoma this year.

Mariners acquire Bonnell

• The Mariners acquired Minor League right-handed reliever Bryan Bonnell from the Rays on Tuesday in exchange for their International Signing Slot No. 71. Bonnell, 23, is 0-2 with four saves and a 4.09 ERA nine appearances for High-A Charlotte.

Greg Johns has covered the Mariners since 1997, and for since 2011. Follow him on Twitter @GregJohnsMLB and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.