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Sport MLB Trade: Oakland A's acquire Starling Marte from Miami Marlins

14:55  25 november  2021
14:55  25 november  2021 Source:   fansided.com

MLB rumors: Yankees, Phillies interested in Starling Marte; Angels want starting pitching

  MLB rumors: Yankees, Phillies interested in Starling Marte; Angels want starting pitching Here's the latest from the MLB hot stoveAlong the way, the rumor mill churns. Let's get to it.

The first big name of the MLB Trade Deadline is off the board, with Starling Marte heading west and to another league.

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With the MLB Trade Deadline creeping up faster and faster, the big names we've been hearing rumors about are starting to come off the board.

Starling Marte has been one of the most talked about non-pitching trade candidates ahead of the deadline. Kris Bryant might have him beat as far as overall hype is concerned, but that might have more to do with Marte playing in Miami and not Chicago.

Don't let that convince you he's any less valuable than Bryant. Marte is a top-tier outfielder who contenders around the league were looking at to both defensively improve their roster while adding a great bat in the lineup.

Starling Marte Trade Is a Fun, Win-Win Deal for Both the A's and Marlins

  Starling Marte Trade Is a Fun, Win-Win Deal for Both the A's and Marlins It's a rare deadline deal, a one-for-one trade of major-league players that makes sense for both sides. View the original article to see embedded media.Last year, the Marlins brought in Starling Marte on a move that was bold and fun and a little unexpected. They’re sending him out in the same way.Miami’s Wednesday afternoon deal with Oakland will send Marte to the A’s in exchange for pitcher Jesús Luzardo—a one-for-one swap that trades one of the best rental bats on the market for an intriguing young pitcher. (Miami will pay the $4 million remaining on Marte’s contract.

Marte is indeed on the move, but the team that landed him is not one of the heavy-hitting contenders he's been rumored to end up with.

According to Craig Mish and Ken Rosenthal, the A's are the destination for Starling Marte.

MLB Trade Grade: A's acquire Starling Marte from Marlins

The ripple effect from this extends well beyond just Miami and Oakland. Marte was a top position player on the trade market and a top target for a handful of contenders. The New York Yankees had Marte high on their list ahead of the deadline, and will now need to look elsewhere for help in the lineup.

MLB non-tender candidates: Nine players, including Yankees' Luke Voit, who could join free-agent pool .
The tender deadline was moved up to Tuesday ahead of the CBA's expirationThe tender deadline, for those who need a reminder, is when teams cull their 40-player rosters of players they deem to be fungible for some reason or another -- oftentimes money, sometimes health, and, on occasion, fit. Players who do not receive a tender then become free agents and could join the current frenzy and sign before Wednesday. However, non-tendered players often have to settle for one-year agreements worth around what they were projected to net in arbitration. (Their new club does inherit whatever team control they had remaining.

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