MLB exchange rumors: Phillies acquire first baseman Justin Bour from Marlins

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The Phillies have got first baseman Justin Bour from the Marlins for cash and a minor-league pitcher, Philadelphia announced Friday.

The Marlins are expected to acquire pitcher McKenzie Mills, in keeping with MLB community’s Jon Heyman.


The document adds that Philadelphia claimed Bour off of waivers, and he is owed about $900,000, which is the balance of his $three.four million salary. The Marlins could have let Bour go on via waivers, however they weren’t inclined to just provide him away. He has two years of group handle closing, so the Phillies could exchange or non-delicate him.

The move provides depth to Phillies offense as they at present have Carlos Santana at the beginning unpleasant, who has a .219.356.402 scale down line with a 17.9 percent walk fee.

Bour, 30, is slashing .227.347.412 with 19 domestic runs and fifty four RBIs in 112 video games for Miami this season.

ingredient in terrible defense, two disabled listing stints and a fan heinous seemingly pissed off with Sanchez’s play and the long run turns into a question mark for the Yankees. but this caveat applies: it’s going to be just about impossible for regularly occurring manager Brian Cashman to discover a greater gifted and productive catcher than Sanchez.

except, of course, a main-aged big name on the position could be had.

Fancred sports’ Jon Heyman questioned if Sanchez can be used to show the position from a question to an unquestioned electricity in a deal for Marlins superstar J.T. Realmuto.

Some Yankees personnel stay involved about the defense of Gary Sanchez. You wonder if they could include Sanchez in a kit for J.T. Realmuto …

Realmuto, 27, heads into play on August 10 owning a .290.340.501 cut back line on the season. That, together with strong defense, has been first rate for a three.three warfare for Miami. on account that the begin of the 2016 season, Realmuto owns a 116 OPS+ and 9.6 battle. The 2018 NL All-big name is below crew handle in the course of the 2020 season.

Sanchez, 25, is hitting simply .188 in 245 at-bats this season. The slugger has sixty seven career domestic runs, all accumulated given that a call-up in 2016. Sanchez is under crew manage throughout the 2022 season.

Chapman be troubled?

Realmuto can be the more desirable and more constant participant now, however the Yankees would be surrendering two years of Sanchez’s top if a change involving both backstops went down.

The waiver alternate deadline is August 31, however a deal of this magnitude would practically certainly should be made right through the offseason.

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