Detroit Tigers should make this trade with the Seattle Mariners

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TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 8: Alex Wilson #30 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on September 8, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 8: Alex Wilson #30 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on September 8, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) /
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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 4: Al Avila laughs during a news conference at Comerica Park after he was promoted to executive vice president of baseball operations and general manager on August 4, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Avila replaces Dave Dombrowski who was the Tigers’ general manager since 2002. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images) /

Detroit Tigers executive vice president of baseball operations and general manager Al Avila could conceivably make some trades this offseason. One potential trade partner is Seattle.

Detroit Tigers fans have already seen the team jettison some players from the team’s 40-man roster this offseason.

The Tigers removed a number of veterans from the 40-man unit in the team’s quest to get younger.

These included catcher Bryan Holaday, first baseman Efren Navarro, starting pitcher Myles Jaye, outfielders Alex Presley, Jim Adduci and Tyler Collins and relievers Jeff Ferrell and Kyle Ryan.

Detroit also removed utility ace Andrew Romine from the roster.

The versatile defender was later claimed on waivers by the Seattle Mariners.

Romine is a fit with the M’s because gives Seattle another utility infielder to pair with Taylor Motter, while also providing the team with an extra outfield option to utilize alongside the likes of Mitch Haniger, Ben Gamel and Guillermo Heredia.

As it stands, the utility player isn’t the only Tigers player from last season who could be a fit for Seattle.

It wouldn’t be a shock to see the Tigers move a handful of other veterans this offseason.

Among the hypothetical trade candidates are second baseman Ian Kinsler, shortstop Jose Iglesias, closer Shane Greene and reliever Alex Wilson.

Here’s a hypothetical trade that would benefit both parties.

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