Per Jon Heyman, the Mariners no longer deem Haniger to be untouchable and the outfielder may even be on the trading block come the offseason.
Haniger was an All-Star in 2018, but after missing a few months after rupturing his testicles, it seems the M's no longer consider him part of their long term plans.
The earliest he can enter free agency is 2023, and multiple years of control is key in today's era. He's showcased his upside in the past, so there should be a market for the 28-year-old.
If any team makes a move for him in the offseason, they will certainly bank on Haniger returning to his All-Star form. Last year he smacked 26 homers and drove in 93 runs. And while this season was plagued by injury, he still managed to flex his power, hitting 15 home runs in 63 games.
A red flag with Haniger is his durability. 2018 was the only season where he played over 100 games. Nevertheless, his talent is legit and there will likely be a team who will be glad to take a risk on the former All-Star.