After an action-filled deadline just 30 games into the season, rosters are set for the most open and exciting pennant race in recent years.
The MLB trade deadline was one of the busiest in recent years. Teams were moving pieces constantly. While the uncertainty over finances made some front offices more cautious, it was certainly eventful with teams either pushing for a postseason berth or quickly retooling to bolster the farm.
Prospects Isan Diaz and Jordan Yamamoto provide a spark both on the mound and with the bat. The rebuild seems to be working.
Miami Marlins have signed Matt Kemp to a minor-league deal, hoping that they could use the very last that remains from the former Dodgers, Padres and Braves outfielder. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the deal includes a spring training invitation and every chance for Kemp to make a return to everyday Major League baseball for the final time in his 13-year career.
Nicholas Castellanos completed an impressive turnaround to his 2019 campaign after he was traded from the Detroit Tigers to the Chicago Cubs. Now, after being said to have improved his defensive skill set, he could be a vital part of a not so deep free agent outfield group.
Arizona Diamondbacks have traded their top prospect Jazz Chisholm to the Miami Marlins for starting pitcher Zac Gallen, as reported by Mark Feinsand.
Miami Marlins have been contacted about the availability of Jose Urena, Craig Mish reported.
Miami Marlins are in the midst of a long, long rebuild. The 2019 MLB season is all about development.
Philadelphia Phillies sent catcher Jorge Alfaro to the Miami Marlins in the deal that saw All-Star J.T. Realmuto go the other way.
Philadelphia Phillies have reached an agreement with Miami Marlins to acquire catcher J.T. Realmuto, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan.