Theare reportedly in serious talks about a trade that would send shortstop to the , sources told .
The two squads have an agreement in principle that will send shortstopto Seattle, and other players are expected to be involved, according to , who added that the deal will be announced on Monday.
It wason Saturday that the Phillies were interested in Segura, with the Mariners eyeing a return involving Crawford.
In two seasons with the Mariners, Segura has hit .302/.345/.421 with 21 home runs, 59 doubles, and 42 stolen bases in 269 games. The 28-year-old has $42.75 million on his contract through 2022 plus a $17-million club option for 2023. Segura is expected to waive his no-trade clause to approve the deal, a source told.
After opening the offseason saying the team wouldn’t be engaging in a tear-down of the roster, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto has already traded away, , , , and since the start of November. Rival clubs also the Mariners to trade third baseman as well.
In addition to pursuing Segura, the Phillies are expected to be active on the open market and have been tied to top free agents, , and in recent weeks. A trade with Seattle reportedly won’t rule them out of the Machado sweepstakes, according to .
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