A source tells Chris Cotillo that the Blue Jays have acquired Mark Lowe from the Seattle Mariners. As per Ken Rosenthal, the Blue Jays will send Nick Wells, Jacob Brentz and Rob Rasmussen in return.
Source: Mariners trade Mark Lowe to Blue Jays. @JonHeymanCBS said close.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) July 31, 2015
Jon Heyman reported that the deal could be close.
Lowe, 32, is a right-handed reliever who has posted very strong numbers this season. In 34 games, he has posted a 1.00 ERA, 1.83 FIP and 2.40 xFIP. Per Cots, Lowe is a free agent after this season.
Ken Rosenthal has confirmed the deal:
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— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) July 31, 2015
nick wells is one of three minor leaguers to go from toronto to seattle in mark lowe trade— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2015
jake brentz another minor leaguer going from toronto to seattle in mark lowe trade
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2015
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The <a href="https://twitter.com/BlueJays">@BlueJays</a> have acquired RHP Mark Lowe from Seattle in exchange for Nick Wells, Jacob Brentz and Rob Rasmussen</p>— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) <a href="https://twitter.com/BlueJays/status/627177310488150016">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>