The Miami Marlins — presently tied for the second wild-card spot within the Nationwide League — added depth to their rotation by buying two starters.
The Marlins acquired proper-handers Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea and Tayron Guerrero from the San Diego Padres on Friday morning, in accordance with an official with direct information of the commerce. The official would solely converse on the situation of anonymity because the deal has but to be finalized.
In alternate, the Padres acquired proper-hander Jarred Cosart, injured reliever Carter Capps, who underwent Tommy John earlier this yr, minor league prospect first baseman Josh Naylor and pitcher Luis Castillo.
The Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers have been additionally fascinated with Cashner, who turns into a free agent after the season.
Cashner, 29, began Tuesday in opposition to the Blue Jays, pitching six innings and giving up 4 hits and three earned runs en path to a no resolution.
He’s four-7 this season with a four.seventy six ERA and seven.6 strikeouts per 9. Due to two stints within the disabled listing, he is been restricted to seventy nine 1/three innings.
In seven main league seasons — two with the Chicago Cubs and the previous 5 with the Padres — he’s 30-forty nine report with a three.seventy two ERA.
Rea, 26, is below membership management till 2022. He’s 5-5 with a four.ninety eight ERA with seventy six strikeouts in ninety nine 1/three innings.
The Padres have been busy because the Aug. 1 commerce deadline nears. On Tuesday, they traded outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the Blue Jays for minor league pitcher Hansel Rodriguez.
Tyson Ross, who has been on the disabled listing since his Opening Day begin, is the one pitcher remaining from the projected beginning rotation to open the season. Earlier this month, James Shields was traded to the Chicago White Sox and Drew Pomeranz was despatched to the Boston Purple Sox. The membership additionally traded nearer Fernando Rodney to the Marlins.
“Fairly frankly, at this time limit, it isn’t like we have damaged up a championship membership,” Padres GM A.J. Preller stated after buying and selling Upton Jr. “We’ve not gotten to the place we wish to get to, and we will have a look at another guys and see if they’ll get us there.”
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