MLB trade rumors: Marlins asking for top prospect from Phillies in return for J.T. Realmuto

first_imgThe Marlins are not going to settle in a deal for J.T. Realmuto with the Phillies.If Miami were to trade the catcher to Philadelphia, starting pitching prospect Sixto Sanchez “must” be included in the deal, according to a report from MLB.com, which cites unidentified league sources. The #Marlins latest … Source: Sixto Sanchez a ‘must’ in J.T. trade with #Phillies #MLB #Dodgers #Braves #Rays #Padres #Redshttps://t.co/sXTH0wD5zd— Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro) February 6, 2019Sanchez, 20, is rated as MLB Pipeline’s No. 27 overall prospect entering the 2019 season. The 6-foot right-hander features a plus-plus fastball with two above-average off-speed pitches, as well.If the Phillies were to include Sanchez, they could skyrocket to the top of the board for Miami because he is the best prospect currently rumored to be included in offers for Realmuto. Related News MLB trade rumors: Marlins weighing offers from 5 teams for J.T. Realmuto Last week, Jonathan India, MLB Pipeline’s No. 53 prospect, catapulted the Reds to the top of the rumor mill. However, if Sanchez were to be included, on paper, the Phillies may have a better package.center_img MLB trade rumors: Phillies making progress with Marlins on J.T. Realmuto It also appears the Marlins want a catcher back in the deal, as well. The Reds were reportedly offering Gold-Glove winner Tucker Barnhart, and it has been rumored Jorge Alfaro could be in the package from the Phillies.Miami wants to get a deal done before the start of spring training or even prior to Marlins FanFest, which is Saturday, but the team is willing to wait a little bit longer to complete the right deal, according to MLB.com.The Braves, Rays, Dodgers and Padres have also checked in on Realmuto and appear to still be interested, according to multiple reports.last_img


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