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Marlins designate Jose Urena for assignment, acquire RHP Adam Cimber

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena delivers during the first inning of a baseball gam against the New York Yankees, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (Kathy Willens, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

MIAMI – The Jose Urena era is over with the Miami Marlins.

On Monday, the team designated the pitcher for assignment.

Urena pitched six seasons for the Marlins and was the team’s Opening Day starter in 2018 and 2019.

In 2020, he was 0-3 with a 5.40 ERA in five starts.

The Marlins did pick up RHP Adam Cimber from the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations.

Cimber made 14 appearances for Cleveland in 2020, going 0-1 with a 3.97 ERA in 11.1 inning swith only one home run allowed.

In 2019, Cimber piched in a team-high 68 games for the Indians going 6-3 with a 4.45 ERA in 56.2 innings.


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David Lang is executive producer of the Local 10 sports department.