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Miami Marlins trade rumors: Dodgers acquire Mat Latos, Michael Morse

Latos and Morse head to Los Angeles in exchange for prospects.

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Update -- Miami will send Mat Latos, Michael Morse, and a competitive balance pick to the Dodgers in exchange for three minor league players, according to Clark Spencer of The Miami Herald. Los Angeles will also pay all of Morse's remaining salary.

Mat Latos and Michael Morse are headed to Los Angeles. According to Gordon Wittenmyer of The Chicago Sun-Times, the Marlins have acquired prospects in exchange for both Latos and Morse. The Dodgers are also reportedly getting at least one competitive balance pick.

Latos, 27, has posted a 4.48 ERA and 3.34 FIP over 88.1 innings and 16 starts. Since he is an impending free agent, the Marlins were expected to move Latos before the deadline. ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reported the market for Latos was "coming into focus" on Tuesday.

Morse, 33, has struggled after signing a two-year deal with the Marlins last offseason. He has spent time on the disabled list and is batting .214/.277/.314 with four home runs and 12 RBIs. Justin Bour has had success at first base and as a result the Marlins likely felt comfortable moving Morse.

Clark Spencer of The Miami Herald was among the first to report the Marlins could consider dealing a competitive balance pick.