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Offbeat Marlins close to trading reliever Brad Ziegler to the Diamondbacks

20:07  31 july  2018
20:07  31 july  2018 Source:   nbcsports.com

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The Marlins have traded veteran reliever Brad Ziegler to the Arizona Diamondbacks , per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. The Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs, Astros, Indians, and Mariners were all also rumored to be interested in acquiring the Marlins right-hander prior to the MLB trade deadline on

The Miami Marlins agreed to trade veteran reliever Brad Ziegler to the Arizona Diamondbacks ahead He's recorded 10 saves but was replaced by Kyle Barraclough as the Marlins ' closer . The Diamondbacks will hope that trend continues during the stretch run. Earlier this year, Ziegler began

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The Marlins are reportedly close to trading reliever Brad Ziegler to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Craig Mish of SiriusXM was the first to report that Ziegler was close to being traded, Ken Rosenthal was the first to link him to the Dbacks.

Ziegler, 38, started slow this season, but he’s been great for the past month or two, posting an ERA of 1.15 in June and 0.68 in July. On the season as a whole he’s 1-5 with a 3.98 ERA in a league-leading 53 games. He is due to become a free agent this winter. He, of course, played for Arizona from 2011 into the 2016 season.

No word on the return for Ziegler just yet, but we’ll update when we hear.

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July 31 (UPI) -- The Miami Marlins have traded relief pitcher Brad Ziegler to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for pitcher Tommy Eveld. A source told the Miami Herald that the Diamondbacks will take on the remainder of Ziegler 's salary for the 2018 season, which amounts to

PHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Brad Ziegler is returning to the Arizona Diamondbacks . Pushing for the playoffs, the Diamondbacks reacquired the 38-year-old sidearmer just before Tuesday’s trade deadline from the Miami Marlins for minor league pitcher Tommy Eveld.

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