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Fish Bites: Jacob Turner Designated For Assignment

On this edition of Fish Bites, we take a look at Miami designating Jacob Turner for assignment, reviews of last week's deal with Houston and news surrounding the possible moves that the Marlins were discussing before the Trade Deadline.

Rob Foldy

Jacob Turner designated for assignment | Fish Bytes

After an extremely rough start on Sunday against Cincinnati, the Marlins have designated former first-round pick Jacob Turner. In response to that move, Miami called up Brian Flynn.

Miami Marlins: Dan Jennings rides rollercoaster on baseball's bubble - Sun Sentinel

Sun Sentinel's Craig Davis examines Marlins reliever Dan Jennings' roller coaster ride between the farm system and the big league club.

Miami Marlins still getting mixed reviews on trade deadline deal with Houston Astros - Miami Marlins =

Nearly a full week after the blockbuster deal that saw Jarred Cosart and Kike Hernandez go to Miami, mixed reactions center the exchange with Houston.

Giancarlo Stanton Trade Rumors: Boston Red Sox never made run at slugger at deadline - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Contrary to the array of rumors that have circulated for the past few months, the Red Sox reportedly never made a run at Giancarlo Stanton.

MLB Trade Rumors: Marlins Offered Collection of Top Prospects for Jon Lester - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Marlin Maniac's Ehsan Kassim takes a look at a story about Miami offering up to prospects for Jon Lester during the Trade Deadline.

Around the League

Top prospect Javier Baez gets promoted to the Cubs -

He won't be playing shortstop any longer, but that barely matters with his bat.

MLB news: Matt Cain out for season, Bobby Abreu's playing days may be over -

With the NL playoff race tightening up, the Giants have officially lost Matt Cain for the rest of the season, while the Yankees placed yet another starter on the DL in David Phelps.

Brett Gardner's quietly great year is a harbinger of things to come -

Even before his recent power surge, the Yankees left fielder was having a quietly great year, one that should be an example to the coming generation of all-around hitters. ... And then we can all shut up about the shift already.

Bryce Harper gets high school a new locker room, is a pretty great guy -

Nationals All-Star outfielder recently teamed up with Gatorade to help renovated a locker room in a local DC school.

Fish Stripes

Miami Marlins will have to pay extreme salary for Giancarlo Stanton - Fish Stripes

Giancarlo Stanton may be "all-in" on staying in Miami, but are the Marlins prepared to offer him the necessary money for him to stay in south Florida?

Miami Marlins Trade Rumors: Giancarlo Stanton not sought, prospects offered for Jon Lester - Fish Stripes

Rob Bradford of reported on Sunday that the Red Sox never looked to trade for Giancarlo Stanton before last Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline. Bradford also noted the Marlins offered top prospects while in pursuit of Jon Lester.

Jarred Cosart trade: Breaking it down with Yoni Polack of House of Houston - Fish Stripes

Yoni Pollak of House of Houston and I discussed the deal that sent Jarred Cosart to the Marlins before last Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline. Points of discussion include Cosart's character, Enrique Hernandez's capabilities, and the impact of losing Jake Marisnick and Colin Moran.

Miami Marlins news: Marlins designate Jacob Turner for assignment - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins designated Jacob Turner for assignment on Tuesday afternoon. Brian Flynn will take his spot on the roster.