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Brewers trade Hall to Mariners

Updated: August 19, 2009, 8:38 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- The Milwaukee Brewers traded slumping third baseman Bill Hall to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday for minor league pitcher Ruben Flores.

Hall hit 35 home runs in 2006 and was rewarded with a $24 million, four-year contract. But he was hitting only .201 with six homers and 24 RBIs in 76 games when the Brewers designated him for assignment last week.

Hall is expected to join the Mariners on Thursday in Detroit. Seattle is on the fringe of the AL wild-card race, and ...

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