03/29/08 2:55 PM ET
Twins trade Dickey to Mariners
Minnesota gets Fernandez for rights to Rule 5 Draft pick
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com
The right-handed Dickey cleared waivers before the Mariners and Twins worked out the deal, which allowed Seattle to send Dickey to the Minors. Dickey had been battling with right-hander Cha Seung Baek, who was out of options, for the final spot in the Mariners' bullpen.The Twins had expressed some interest in getting Dickey back earlier this spring, but their pitching staff has since been set for the regular season, with right-hander Brian Bass earning the final spot in the bullpen.
Kelly Thesier is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.