Which MLB team will employ Starling Marte by week’s end? You can bet on that. With less than three days until the 2021 MLB trade deadline, the Starling Marte sweepstakes is without a clear frontrunner.
The Miami Marlins have a member of the organization selected to the MLB Prospect Team of the Week once again, and if you’ve seen or paid attention to any of the FCL Marlins’ games over the past week, it’s clear that the player in question is Osiris Johnson.
The Marlins have a few days left to trade their center fielder. Here are some ideas about the potential return. Starling Marté is going to be traded at some point between now and 4:00 pm ET on July 30.
Miami salvage a series split thanks to names who you’d least expect to hear from. A day after Braxton Garrett delivered his most promising effort to date at the Major League level, manager’s Don Mattingly’s plan of attack for Sunday’s series finale - the 100th game of the season for the Marlins - against the San Diego Padres was the bullpen.
With star outfielder Starling Marte more than likely to get shipped out of town by the July 30th trade deadline, the Miami Marlins will not only be without one of its most productive bats going forward but also its main center fielder.
Tommy Pham wasn’t happy with a called strike three he took in the eighth and got ejected. Even associate manager Skip Shumaker got tossed for complaining about a lack of a strike call while the Padres were pitching in the bottom of the eighth.
The New York Post reports that there’s mutual interest, and it’s up to the team to take the next step in negotiations. In making the case that the Marlins should be accepting trade offers for Sandy Alcantara as the July 30 deadline approaches, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports they’re in the midst of negotiating a contract extension.