After what feels like weeks of daily rumors, the Miami Marlins finally pulled the trigger on the Ricky Nolasco trade, sending him to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for three minor league pitchers. Considering the Marlins reputation, the natural question now is – who’s next? Can we expect to see Giancarlo Stanton traded or maybe one of the relievers? Well according to the Marlins they are not seeking any further trades, but will always listen if other teams are interested in anyone.
First order of business for Marlins management was trading Ricky Nolasco. Now that the deal is done, what’s next? The Marlins remain open for business on the trade front, but they are not being proactive at this time.
Marlins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco is headed to Los Angeles in a trade for three minor-league prospects, team president and director of player operations Larry Beinfest confirmed to reporters on a conference call Saturday night.
Weeks of rumors came to an end late last night, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins finally completed a heavily speculated deal that shipped right-hander Ricky Nolasco to Southern California. Nolasco will join the team he grew up rooting for while the Dodgers hope to claw their way back in the surprisingly competitive NL West. Miami will receive a trio of pitching prospects in return and some additional cap room as they won’t have to pay any of Nolasco’s remaining salary.
Ricky Nolasco cleaned out his locker and said his goodbyes in the Marlins clubhouse Sunday morning. The Marlins traded Nolasco to the Dodgers late Saturday night for minor-league pitchers Angel Sanchez, Steven Ames and Josh Wall.
The Marlins officially struck a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for Ricky Nolasco on Saturday, but just who are the Fish getting in return?
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With all the talk today about Ricky Nolasco trade, we can almost forget that there is a game today. How would the Marlins fare in the first game in the post Ricky era? Welcome to this edition of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Let’s jump into the quick recap: The Good: some nice defensive plays, The Bad: we lost and got swept, and The Ugly: missed opportunities. So lets jump into the full recap.
A Marlin player that will be remembered for the rest of the franchises’ days. He came to the team in a trade for Juan Pierre, who eventually became his teammate this year, and once he got the opportunity to make a name for himself, he took advantage of it. There are a lot moments in Nolasco’s tenure as a Marlin that easily be put as the best
After a badly missed call at the plate and a late game defensive blunder, the Miami Marlins are in position to get swept by the St. Louis Cardinals. The team has returned to earth a bit after a strong June and needs to win this one to avoid a three game sweep.
Last night, the Marlins traded their all-time wins leader, Ricky Nolasco, to Dodgers for three minor league prospects. This trade was more than expected, as Ricky Nolasco is the highest paid player on the Marlins team this year. Nolasco was also having a pretty descent year which really enhanced his trade value, supposedly.
Trade talks with between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins regarding starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco intensified today. The two sides are finalizing details and are close to a final agreement, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish
Multiple outlets are reporting that the Miami Marlins and the Los Angeles Dodgers are close on agreeing on a trade for right hander Ricky Nolasco. Ken Rosenthal reported it first and others are confirming the deal is imminent
The St. Louis Cardinals were able to halt the Miami Marlins short two game winning streak on Friday night, building an early lead on St. Louis native Jacob Turner. The season series between the two teams is now tied at two a piece.