Pitcher Austin Brice, from Pittsboro, North Carolina and a former member of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, is headed from the Miami Marlins to the Cincinnati Reds in a three-for-one swap/trade today between the Marlins and the Reds….
MIAMI — The Marlins have acquired right-hander Dan Straily from the Reds for three of their top 16 prospects, the club announced Thursday.
Straily gives Miami another veteran starter who projects to be in the Opening Day rotation. To secure the services of the 28-year-old, the Marlins parted with right-handers Luis Castillo and Austin Brice, and outfielder Isaiah White.
Brice saw some big league time in 2016, and he projected to open the season at Triple-A New Orleans.
+++++Brice was (8-6) in 2012 and (8-11) in 2013 for the Greensboro Grasshoppers….Brice was (0-1) for Miami in 2016 in 15 appearances, going 14 innings(all in relief), with 5 BB’s and 14 K’s….+++++
Luis Castillo also saw some time in a Greensboro Grasshoppers’ uniform….
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