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Marlins acquire Cosart from Astros

Fish make 6-player deal

MIAMI – The Marlins made a trade deadline move to bolster their pitching staff.

The Fish acquired RHP Jarred Cosart from the Houston Astros.

The Marlins also picked up INF/OF Kike Hernandez and OF Austin Wates.

In exchange, the Marlins are parting with big prospects.

The Marlins traded away INF Colin MOran, OF Jake Marisnick, and RHP Francis Martes.

Costart, 24, was 9-7 with a 4.41 ERA in 20 starts for Houston this season.