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MLB: Marlins agree to send Marcell Ozuna to Cardinals

MLB: Marlins agree to send Marcell Ozuna to Cardinals

Miami has agreed to trade left fielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press, the third All-Star jettisoned by the Marlins this month in a payroll purge under new Chief Executive Derek Jeter.

The person spoke Wednesday to the AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been announced and was subject to a physical.

“Ozuna is one of those names that you have to have great respect, especially as much we see him,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said at the winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. “We’re at that necessary point of talking through health always, no matter what the player is. It’s...

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