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Miami Marlins morning news: Mat Latos drawing interest after solid start

Miami is hoping to maximize their return in a deal involving Latos. Plus links on Jose Fernandez and Steve Cishek.

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Marlins News

Mat Latos pitched notably well in his last start against the Reds. The Marlins have reportedly been fielding offers for Latos, and according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro, the club is hoping to maximize the return in a deal involving the veteran right hander.

According to sources, the Blue Jays and Cubs are potential landing spots for Latos, who threw seven scoreless innings in Miami's 3-0 win over the D-backs on Tuesday at Chase Field.

Henderson Alvarez has been shut down as he continues to be plagued by a shoulder injury. Surgery remains a possibility.

Jose Fernandez hit David Peralta on Wednesday night and he was disturbed by it. But he cleared the air with the Diamondbacks infielder.

Steve Cishek is drawing a notable amount of interest. The Blue Jays, Dodgers, and Cardinals have all reportedly checked in.

Dee Gordon and Giancarlo Stanton are preparing for rehab assignments. But Jarred Cosart might not be doing so any time soon.

J.T. Realmuto is becoming a leader. How did he quickly gain leadership skills? He was once a quarterback.

With Scott Kazmir being traded, Miami's starters might become more valuable.

Do the Marlins and Yankees have something in common? Compare their bullpens.

Around the League

Jeff Samardzija might be dealt. But he is focusing on the White Sox right now.

The Athletics/Astros trade will prove to be beneficial for both clubs.

The Cubs are very interested in David Price.

Aramis Ramirez was acquired by the Pirates on Thursday.

At Fish Stripes

-Multiple clubs interested in Steve Cishek - Fish Stripes

The Marlins might be inclined to deal Cishek with the success of A.J. Ramos.

-Miami Marlins Trade Deadline Primer: Martin Prado - Fish Stripes

Could the Marlins' third baseman end up getting dealt for the third time within one full year? It is a possibility for the Fish.

-Miami Marlins Trade Deadline Primer: The argument for keeping Mat Latos - Fish Stripes

There is a devil's advocate case to keep Mat Latos rather than trade him for scraps if the Marlins are going to try and compete in 2016 and beyond.

-Diamondbacks unnecessarily retaliate after Fernandez gets frazzled - Fish Stripes

Fernandez did not plunk David Peralta intentionally.

-Miami Marlins' Henderson Alvarez might need surgery - Fish Stripes

Miami's number two starter experienced a setback.

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