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Marlins Acquire Arthur Rhodes from Seattle


         The Marlins have obtained left-handed reliever Arthur Rhodes from the Seattle Mariners for minor-league pitcher Gaby Hernandez, according to an American League source.Arthur

Rhodes, a 38-year-old situational lefty with postseason experience, has made 36 relief appearances for the Mariners this season, going 2-1 with a 2.86 ERA.

The Marlins give up Hernandez, a Miami native and Belen Jesuit High School product who was acquired from the Mets three years ago for catcher Paul Lo Duca. Hernandez, a 22-year-old right-hander, struggled this season at Triple A Albuquerque, going 2-8 with a 7.24 ERA. But he had steadied since being demoted to Double A Carolina, where he was 3-0 with a 4.30 ERA.