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Our Noticias, 9/2/20: Marte deal pays immediate dividends; Marlins in it to win it.

Plus, Jazz at Marlins Park! And other moves.

Toronto Blue Jays v Miami Marlins Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images

Starling Marte wasted no time endearing himself to his new teammates Tuesday night, blasting a game-winning solo homer in the bottom of the eighth, breaking a 2-2 tie and perhaps more importantly, an eight-game home losing streak. The Marlins acquired him from the Diamondbacks before the trade deadline Tuesday for Caleb Smith, Humberto Mejia and a player to be named later. Juan Páez gives you five reasons to be excited about the acquisition. For my part, I’m excited to see the Marlins still asking, “Why not us?” and still trying to make the playoffs. Plus, the affordable 2021 option on a player of his caliber means he can help next year, too.

And speaking of contending this year and next, the Fish called up shortstop Jazz Chisholm, their no. 4 prospect according to MLB Pipeline, prior to the game. He made his MLB debut as a defensive replacement in the top of the eighth after Miguel Rojas exited the win due to abdominal soreness. If Rojas doesn’t need more time off, Chisholm is also an option at second base.