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Reactions to Miami Marlins-Houston Astros Trade

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The 2014 version of MLB Trade Deadline Day was one of the busiest in recent memory, with a couple of true blockbusters, and numerous smaller trades. The Marlins acquired SP Jarred Cosart, INF Enrique "Kike" Hernandez and OF Austin Wates in exchange for 3B Colin Moran and OF Jake Marisnick.

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As the clock struck 4pm, it appeared the Miami Marlins had decided to stand pat, despite having expressed the desire to obtain a 2B and a starting pitcher.  This apparent apathy did not sit well with some fans:

But, hope was not lost; there was still a chance for something, anything.

And, sure enough, news began to dribble out that a deal for an SP had, in fact, been made.

Here are some instant reactions about the trade from around the Twittersphere: