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Mariners get power option at 1B with Ryon Healy from A’s for Emilio Pagan, prospect

New Mariner Ryon Healy hit 25 home runs for the Oakland A's in 2017. (AP)

Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto fired his opening salvo of the baseball offseason, acquiring corner infielder Ryon Healy from the Oakland A’s for pitcher Emilio Pagan and minor league infielder Alexander Campos on Wednesday night.

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Healy, 25, hit .271 with 25 home runs, 78 RBIs, a .302 on-base percentage and .754 OPS in 2017, his second season in the majors. The University of Oregon product figures to be Seattle’s first option at first base for 2018.

Pagan, 26, had a 3.22 ERA, 0.93 WHIP and 56-to-8 strikeouts to walks ratio in 50 innings pitched as a rookie in 2017 with the Mariners.

Campos is a 17-year-old prospect who played with Seattle’s Dominican Summer League team in 2017.

We will have more on the trade on on Wednesday night.