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Marlins send struggling Lewis Brinson to minor leagues

Fish call up OF Garrett Cooper

(Associated Press)

MIAMI – Lewis Brinson is going to the minor leagues.

The struggling outfielder was demoted on Tuesday.

The team sending Brinson to Triple-A New Orleans.

Miami bringing back outfielder Garrett Cooper from the injured list.

On the season, Brinson is hitting .197.

Brinson was a key part of the Marlins trade for Christian Yelich, but has struggled since joining Miami.