After optioning Tomas Telis to Triple-A New Orleans on Thursday, the Marlins are playing with a short bench. Scott McGough was selected in the corresponding move, and according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro, the Marlins wanted additional relief depth.
Giancarlo Stanton is hoping to return to the Marlins' lineup by September 1st. He has been on the disabled list recovering from hand surgery.
Cole Gillespie extended his hitting streak on Wednesday and continues to produce consistently for the Marlins.
David Phelps is out for the season and the Marlins will continue to turn to young pitching prospects for the remainder of the season.
Ichiro Suzuki has had success with the Marlins this season and the club is reportedly interested in bringing him back in 2016.
Suzuki posted four hits against the Brewers on Tuesday night.
These four players could be moved by the Marlins before the end of the month.
Around the League
San Francisco acquired Marlon Byrd from Cincinnati.
Jeremy Hellickson is headed to Arizona's disabled list with a hamstring injury.
The Tigers have shut down Daniel Norris as a result of an oblique injury.
Boston hired Dave Dombrowski to serve as the President of Baseball Operations.
At Fish Stripes
The 23-year old was involved in extension talks last offseason but might not have another opportunity to negotiate a long-term deal.
With a notable lack of minor league depth ruling out many possible trade scenarios, the Fish will have to be big players in the free agent market if they hope to end their playoff drought in 2016.
The Miami Marlins' ways of building their team show a risk-averse nature that is not prototypical of a good small-market team.
The Dodgers announced Latos would be sent to the bullpen as the club turns to a four man rotation.
Scott McGough was recalled in the corresponding roster move.
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