May 14, 2021

Marlins Place Brian Anderson On 10-Day IL, Recall Jose Devers (MLB Trade Rumors)

The Marlins have placed third baseman Brian Anderson on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to April 21, with a left oblique strain, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald tweets. They’ve also recalled infielder Jose Devers and right-hander Jordan Holloway.

Anderson was a quality performer from 2018-20, during which he combined to hit .266/.350/.436 with 42 home runs and 7.7 fWAR in 1,419 plate appearances. However, his production early this year has fallen well short of the numbers he put together during that three-season stretch. Through 65 plate appearances in 2021, the 27-year-old has batted .183/.246/.283 with one homer. Jon Berti looks like the leading candidate to start in Anderson’s place for as long as he’s out.

This will be the first major league opportunity for the 21-year-old Devers, who’s a cousin of Red Sox standout third baseman Rafael Devers. Jose Devers – whom the Yankees sent to the Marlins in 2017 as part of the teams’ blockbuster Giancarlo Stanton trade – hasn’t…

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