Each trade is another sign the Marlins are moving in another direction. On Friday night, AJ Ramos became the third established veteran to be dealt.
Monday’s Trade Deadline is quickly approaching, and it’s still unclear if Dan Straily will be in a Marlins uniform once it passes. In what could be the right-hander’s last-minute audition for interested teams, he’ll face Luis Castillo and the Reds at 1:10 p.m. ET on Sunday to wrap up a four-game series at Marlins Park.
Adam Conley seems to have found a groove. Backed by a Christian Yelich three-run homer, the left-hander held the Reds in check for 7 2/3 strong frames as the Marlins defeated the Reds, 7-3, on Saturday night at Marlins Park.
Adam Conley turned in the best start of his 2017 campaign last time out, and he’ll look to build on it as the Marlins and Reds continue a four-game set at 7:10 p.m. ET on Saturday at Marlins Park.
All phases of J.T. Realmuto’s game are progressing. On Friday night, the 26-year-old catcher connected on a momentum-swinging homer in a four-run seventh inning that rallied the Marlins to a 7-4 victory over the Reds at Marlins Park.
On Thursday night, AJ Ramos worked 1 1/3 innings for the 92nd save in his career. A night later, Miami dealt the 30-year-old to the Mets for two prospects.
The Marlins on Friday placed reliever Nick Wittgren on the 10-day DL with a right elbow strain and recalled Odrisamer Despaigne from Triple-A New Orleans.
The Marlins continue to explore trade possibilities for closer AJ Ramos and right-hander Dan Straily. The club is also open to dealing backup catcher A.J. Ellis, with the Cubs being a possibility.
As the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline nears, one name that could pick up steam is Marlins starter Dan Straily.
In the second game of the four-game series between the Marlins and Reds, veteran Vance Worley will pitch for Miami against rookie Sal Romano.
Derek Dietrich homered and had three RBIs for all the support Chris O’Grady needed as the Marlins defeated the Reds, 4-1, Thursday night at Marlins Park.