Marlins deal Realmuto to Phillies

Miami Marlins’ J.T. Realmuto follows the flight of his grand slam of Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Bryan Shaw in the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

The Miami Marlins have traded All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for three players.  The center piece to the deal for Miami is top pitching prospect Sixto Sanchez.  The Marlins will also receive catcher Jorge Alfaro, LHP Will Stewart, and cash.
Realmuto’s stats last season:  .277 BA, 21 HR, 74RBIs.