Left Menu
Development News Edition

Marlins claim 1B Aguilar, trade for 2B/SS Villar

Marlins claim 1B Aguilar, trade for 2B/SS Villar
Image Credit: Twitter (@Marlins)

The Miami Marlins acquired two infielders on Monday, claiming first baseman Jesus Aguilar off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays and making a trade to add second baseman/shortstop Jonathan Villar from the Baltimore Orioles. Miami sent left-handed pitcher Easton Lucas to Baltimore in exchange for Villar.

Aguilar, 29, split last season between the Brewers and the Rays, a year after he was an All-Star for Milwaukee. He hit a combined .236 with a .325 on-base percentage, a .389 slugging percentage, 12 homers and 50 RBIs in 131 games this year. All of the numbers were down sharply from 2018, when he batted .274/.352/.539 with 35 homers and 108 RBIs in 149 games.

Aguilar, who is eligible for arbitration this winter, has a career batting line of .256/.334/.472 with 63 homers and 215 RBIs in 448 games for the Cleveland Indians (2014-16), Milwaukee (2017-19) and Tampa Bay (2019). Villar, 28, played in all 162 for Baltimore this year, hitting .274/.339/.453 with 24 homers and 73 RBIs. He also ranked third in the American League with 40 steals.

He is arbitration-eligible this offseason after making $4,825,000 last season. Villar will be reunited with former teammate Aguilar, as Villar played for the Astros from 2013-15 and the Brewers from 2016-18 before spending part of 2018 and all of 2019 in Baltimore.

Lucas, 23, was the Marlins' 14th-round draft pick out of Pepperdine in June. This summer, he went a combined 1-2 with a 3.63 ERA in 13 games (nine starts) for two Miami farm teams in the low minors.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)



Hyderabad Encounter: Time to review modern judiciary and restore people’s confidence

Its probably for the first time in the history of independent India, the parliamentarians, chief ministers and ministers in the Union and State governments are openly supporting an encounter. This indicates the people from top to bottom hav...

What happens to your outstanding loans if the bank falls?

... ...

Time for a change! Innovations to stop the growing plastic pollution

As the planet is drowning in plastic pollution, many new innovative approaches and solutions have emerged to effectively deal with the menace....

How to avoid fake universities and fishing bait like Farmington

As education sharks are roaming around to prey, we present a guide on how to mitigate hunters and reach to a genuine universityinstitute. In this era of commercialization of education, the fake universities and economic frauds in educationa...


Latest News

Soccer-America win first Colombian title since 2008

America won their first Colombian league title since 2008 when they beat Junior 2-0 in front of their home fans in Cali on Saturday. The home side went ahead after 19 minutes when Michael Rangels header hit the woodwork and bounced in off k...

Rampur: Patient's relatives vandalise hospital after being referred to different facility

A group of people, accompanying a patient with heart disease to the District Hospital in Rampur vandalised the Emergency ward of the hospital on Friday after the hospital management referred him to a different hospital citing non-availabili...

Report: Wizards G Thomas (calf) not ready to return

Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas expects to miss at least two more games with a left calf strain that has kept him out of the last two contests, according to an NBC Sports Washington report. Thomas was first held out of Thursdays 119-...

UPDATE 3-Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met on Saturday to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trumps presidency. After emerging from an all-day closed door meeti...

Give Feedback