Arizona Diamondbacks' Mitch Haniger-Jean Segura trade for Taijuan Walker and Ketel Marte leaning toward regrettable

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Arizona Diamondbacks' Mitch Haniger-Jean Segura trade for Taijuan Walker and Ketel Marte leaning toward regrettable
Arizona Diamondbacks' Mitch Haniger-Jean Segura trade for Taijuan Walker and Ketel Marte leaning toward regrettable

OAKLAND – A year ago, right-hander Taijuan Walker was a steady presence in the rotation and infielder Ketel Marte was a late-season lifesaver from Triple-A Reno. Both came to the Diamondbacks in the same offseason trade with the Seattle Mariners, and it's possible the club wouldn't have captured a wild-card spot without them. A year later, the situation has changed. Walker is down for the year following Tommy John surgery. Marte, a couple of months removed from receiving a long-term contract extension, is struggling to produce. And while the Diamondbacks' nonexistent offense is costing them games on a daily basis, the key players they sent away in that deal with the Mariners are providing the

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