Aug 8, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Mat Latos (55) delivers a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Next lets take a look into the blockbuster Mat Latos trade. This trade was a three team deal between the Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Atlanta Braves.
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The Marlins, being their cheap selves, used this as a salary dump, getting rid of the contracts of the two Miami grown players, Mat Latos and Michael More. In this trade, the Marlins got back three prospects: Victor Araujo, Jeff Brigham, and Kevin Guzman.
Araujo is the only one of the three that has found some success with his new organization. In 7 innings pitched in High A, Araujo has posted a K/9 of 10.29, 1.29 BB/9 while having a FIP of 1.76 (1.29 ERA).
Jeff Brigham was the only one of the three players that appeared on the Dodgers top 30 prospects list but has struggled a bit in his short time with the Marlins organization. Like Araujo, Brigham was assigned to High-A. In 9 2/3 innings, Brigham has posted a 3.71 FIP but an ERA of 5.59. Brigham has a 4.66 K/9 and a BB/9 of 3.72 in those 9+ innings of work.
Kevin Guzman was the last player acquired by the Marlins. Guzman has struggled the most out of three players., in 5 innings, he has a 0 K/9, and a FIP of 3.92 (ERA of 5.40) His FIP is up .14 points from his time with Dodgers.
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