Miami Marlins: 3 potential trade targets to help the bullpen

Two of the 3 bullpen names would add longer term control as well, something more desirable
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Keynan Middleton - CWS

Keynan Middleton might be the Marlins bread and butter if they can pry him from the White Sox.  Middleton is making under $1 million this year and is a solid bullpen piece that I would love to see on the Marlins squad.  Middleton would fit in well with the back of the game relief options and be a great stopgap in close games.  

Middleton’s stats are outstanding as he sits at a 3.00 ERA and his clutch stats really shine.  With 2 outs and runners in scoring position Middle has held hitters to 3 hits in 13 at bats and a .231 average.  Even more impressive however are his late and close stats, which is why we need him on the team.  In that situation he has held players to a .175 average and 11 hits on 63 at-bats.  

Finally he has a 3.38 ERA in the 8th inning which could be a great spot for him out of the pen and a 3.14 ERA in innings 7-9 combined.  If I’m Kim Ng this is who I want to go for!  He has great potential, longer term availability, a lower salary point, which would free up monies to go after a bigger name bat which is think is first priority, more than anything else.