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Marlins have discussed trading for Wade Miley

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PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 12: Wade Miley #36 of the Arizona Diamondbacks delivers a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles at Chase Field on August 12, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

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In his column for the Miami Herald, Barry Jackson reports that the Marlins have discussed trading starter Nathan Eovaldi to the Diamondbacks for starter Wade Miley. Jackson adds that the Marlins also have interest in free agent pitchers Francisco Liriano and Brandon Morrow.

Miley, 28, was the runner-up in National League Rookie of the Year balloting in 2012. He turned in the worst season of his young career this past season, finishing with a 4.34 ERA and a 183/75 K/BB ratio in 201 1/3 innings.

Eovaldi, 24, also struggled, particularly in the second half of the 2014 season. He finished with a 4.37 ERA and a 142/43 K/BB ratio in 199 2/3 innings.

Both pitchers would become eligible for free agency after the 2017 season.

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