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Marlins Morning News: Marlins Drop 2 of 3 to Braves

Justin Bour has picked up where he left off ever since he returned from the DL on Friday.
Photo: John Bazemore/AP

Marlins News:

The Marlins dropped the rubber match of their weekend series with the Braves by a score of 5-4. For the second day in a row, Brandon Phillips walked-off to secure a win for Atlanta. The Marlins have a tough week ahead of them, as they face both the Nationals and the Cubs.

Since the Marlins are seven games under .500, they might be interested in trading away some players in order to replenish their farm system. This article says Christian Yelich should be untouchable, along with prospects and veterans from other teams.

For several months, owner Jeffery Loria has been trying to sell the team. However, the team isn’t close to selling, and this article examines how the sale is so Marlins.

The Miami Herald will be looking back at every All-Star to represent the Marlins at the All-Star Game. The first two All-Stars to be profiled are Gary Sheffield and Bryan Harvey.

Around the League:

The Yankees reinstated closer Aroldis Chapman from the 10-day DL on Sunday. Chapman had been out since May with a shoulder injury.

Angels star outfielder Mike Trout will travel with the team to New York and Boston this week. Trout will resume swinging on the road-trip, as he continues to rehab from a thumb injury he suffered in May.

Nolan Arenado hit for the cycle in the best way possible, when he hit a walk-off home run to complete the cycle on Sunday. Arenado became the sixth player in league history to complete the cycle by hitting a walk-off home run.

The Twins signed shortstop Royce Lewis to a contract after Minnesota drafted Lewis with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. Minnesota gave Lewis a bonus of about $6.7 million.