Cincinnati Reds: JT Realmuto is not coming to the Queen City

Marlins Demanding Prospect From Phillies In J.T. Realmuto Trade

Marlins Demanding Prospect From Phillies In J.T. Realmuto Trade

Realmuto isn't Machado or Harper, but he's certainly another significant addition for the Phils, who this offseason have also added shortstop Jean Segura, outfielder Andrew McCutchen and reliever David Robertson. Because plenty of folks in baseball still expect the Phillies to come away with one of those 26-year-old superstars before opening day.

That bunch of names covers most of the top portion of the Phillies farm, so there' still a good bit of variability in the outcome here.

Alfaro, in three seasons with the Phillies, has hit.270 with 15 home runs.

The Phillies have shown interest in Realmuto, who demanded a trade from the organization after the 2018 season, since July of previous year. After Realmuto notched the go-ahead single in a Marlins victory over the Nationals last season, Harper declared, "If we had that guy, we would have won".

The scout called Sanchez "an elite prospect" with "devastating stuff" and said Alfaro is "an everyday starter in the big leagues with power and one of the best arms in baseball".

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Daryl Mitchell, son of former All Blacks rugby coach and current England assistant coach John Mitchell, took a wicket on debut. Their previous worst defeat was by 49 runs against Australia at Bridgetown in 2010. "We failed to get a good partnership".

Meanwhile, both Gary Sanchez and Miguel Andujar showcase appetizing numbers under the age column while already representing superior options at the plate (in favor of J.T. Realmuto). The concept of restocking a bare cupboard is unfamiliar to this franchise which has smartly used free agency at key moments to find its way to a pair of World Series victories. His major drawback as a hitter is his high strikeout rate. Casali signed a one-year contract last month with the Reds and Barnhart is under contract through 2021 with a club option for the 2022 season.

The Marlins also received $250,000 in bonus pool money that they can use to sign global players.

"He's been playing half his game in Miami", Klentak said. Let's take a look at how this deal affects Miami's core and dynasty owners as well. "The 20-year-old missed a majority of the 2018 season with elbow inflammation". He smashed 21 home runs to go along with 74 runs batted in and a.277 average. Defensively, Realmuto committed just seven errors in 879 chances behind the plate for a.992 fielding mark and threw out 25 of 53 players attempting to steal a base (32 percent).

He is the fifth big-name player the Marlins have traded away since Derek Jeter and Bruce Sherman bought the team and launched a rebuild. He will make $5.9 million in 2019, and can become a free agent after the 2020 season.

Needless to say, after seeing the All-Star trio of Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich, and Marcell Ozuna unceremoniously disposed of with little to speak of in return, Marlins fans (yes, a few of us actually exist) were a little non-plussed.

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