Found July 07, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
After weeks of speculation as to his eventual destination, Ricky Nolasco finally has a new home. The Los Angeles Dodgers have sent three prospects to the Miami Marlins in exchange for Nolasco and some international slot bonus money. The 30-year-old right-hander is 5-8 this year with a 3.85 ERA in 112 1/3 innings with the Marlins, and the Dodgers will assume the final $5.5 million dollars on his contract. This has been Nolasco's best season since 2008, and for weeks he was seen as a major trade target for contending teams. After winning 11 of their last 14 games, the Dodgers have climbed back into the thick of things in a weak National League West, and didn't have to give up anyone that was a major part of their minor league organization in return. The biggest name going east to Miami is 23-year-old Angel Sanchez, a hard-throwing right-handed pitcher who has split time between Low and High-A over the past two seasons. This year he has 82 strikeouts in 81 innings in ...
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