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Lindstrom Dealt to Astros for Two Minor Leaguers and PTBNL


    It's official. The Marlins have traded reliever Matt Lindstrom to the Houston Astros for a pair of minor-leaguers and a player to be named later.

    Houston is giving up right-hander Robert Bono and shortstop Luis Bryan.

    Bono spent last season at Single A Lexington (Ky.), going 10-8 in 25 starts with a 3.20 ERA. He was Houston's 11th-round draft pick in 2007. Bryan, 19, was with Houston's Gulf Coast League team, hitting .340 in 105 at bats.

    Larry Beinfest, the Marlins' president of baseball operations, said the players are "both guys with upsides.

   The Marlins roster now stands at 39 players, which allows them to make a pick in Thursday's Rule 5 draft.

   

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NWFL fan

Do we ever trade a major leaguer for another major leaguer??? It's always prospects.

robert

what they dont get a good player we always get trash. Loria you got a got bissness you chance player for propects and then chance the propects for anothers propects you are sooooo smart

juan

relax!! we get to minor leaguers to keep two next year by having spots freed up on the 40 for a tleast a few years. the marlins still have tommorrow's pick. remember uggla? Let's see if lidstrom regains 2007 form why not save the money for real contracts a bullpen is a crap shoot but they did find sanches meyer calero donnely last year let's see what hunter jones and who ever they pick tommorrow they will be around atleast three years before loria saves some money by trading them cheap hp

juan

And if you guy's are marlin fans you know how it is by now buy low expect high and sell at bargain price

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