first_imgSources: #Marlins, #Phillies continue discussing J.T. Realmuto trade. There has been momentum in last 24 hours. Sixto Sanchez is among the players who have been discussed, although it is not certain he would be part of final deal, if completed. @MLB @MLBNetwork— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) February 7, 2019Joel Sherman of the New York Post added that the Phillies could add a big contract in the deal, but also didn’t rule out a major prospect return coming Miami’s way. Keep in mind that 1 thing a team willing to spend “stupid money” can do to facilitate a trade and potentially give up less in prospect collateral is absorb a bad #marlins contract such as Chen (2-$42M left), Prado (1-$15M) or Castro (1-$12M). #Phillies https://t.co/Qg5NGPBShV— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) February 7, 2019Hearing #Phillies are making strong inroads toward Realmuto. If it gets done Sixto Sanchez and Jorge Alfaro are said to be key pieces. Third pieces discussed include Mickey Moniak, Adam Haseley, Adonis Medina. Heard it is NOT at the finish line yet. Still working #Marlins— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) February 7, 2019Sherman mentions that it looks like the trade could be at the goal line.Have now heard from 2 sources that Realmuto to #Phillies is down to physical reviews and 3d piece beyond Alfaro/Sanchez. But I have NOT been told anything is final.— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) February 7, 2019Realmuto has led all catchers with a 12.3 WAR since 2016. He hit 21 home runs with an .825 OPS in 2018. MORE: Five best fits for RealmutoSeveral teams are known to be in on Realmuto, including the Reds, Braves and Phillies, who have all been mentioned as possible Marlins trade partners. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports mentioned that the Phillies were “gaining momentum” on a deal for Realmuto.J.T. Realmuto trade possibility to #Phillies is gaining momentum, source says. Here is our latest story: https://t.co/01UYotqokO @MLB @MLBNetwork— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) February 7, 2019Morosi added that Phillies top prospect Sixto Sanchez could be going the other way in a deal. J.T. Realmuto may finally be on the move.The Marlins catcher is expected to be dealt on Thursday, according to Craig Mish of SiriusXM Radio.last_img

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