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Miami Marlins Trade Rumors: Marlins will trade Adeiny Hechavarria this week

The Marlins shortstop may be on the move

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According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Marlins will trade Adeiny Hechavarria later this week.

Hechavarria was hitting .277/.288/.385 in 65 AB on the season. Although he is not in the lineup for his bat but for his sturdy glove in the field.

The Marlins Opening Day shortstop is recovering from an oblique strain that has seen him placed on the disabled list twice. After being placed on the shelf on April 9th, Hechavarria returned to action on April 20th and remained active until May 10th.

In his interim, J.T. Riddle has replaced Hechavarria as the Marlins everyday shortstop. Riddle has hit .248/.270/.383 in 149 AB with above average defense.

Hechavarria has been on a rehab stint for the past six days. He played five innings in the field with Jacksonville on Friday and Sunday while getting a breather on Saturday. The Marlins shortstop moved his rehab assignment to Jupiter on Monday where he has played seven innings in the field for three straight days. Hechavarria is 2-for-13 on the road to recovery.

The Rays and Orioles have both expressed interest according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. Hechavarria will be entering his final year of arbitration in 2018 assuming that he does not get non-tendered.