First baseman Josh Bell to Miami in trade

All-Star and former Silver Slugger first baseman Josh Bell, 30, is changing teams.

Bell, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, is moving to the Miami Marlins via trade, according to local media outlets such as USA Today, citing sources.

Bell, who had agreed to a one-for-one contract with Cleveland, will get a chance with the new team.

A veteran of 949 games over eight seasons in the majors, he was batting .233 with a .318 on-base percentage, .383 slugging percentage, 11 home runs and 48 RBIs in 97 games for Cleveland this season.

Earlier in the day, Cleveland traded starter Aaron Seabury to the Tampa Bay Rays for first base prospect Kyle Manzado, leaving the club with a small roster spot. He would eventually move on.

In exchange for him, Cleveland will receive infielder Gene Segura, 33, and minor league infielder Caryl Watson, 20, from Miami.온라인바카

Segura, a veteran of 12 seasons and 1413 games in the majors, is batting .219 with a .277 on-base percentage, three home runs and 21 RBIs in 85 games this season.

According to The Athletic, Cleveland will release Segura.

Watson is a former first-round pick in the 2021 draft. In 58 games at high Single-A this season, he is batting .206 with a .337 on-base percentage, .362 slugging percentage, seven home runs and 22 RBIs.

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