Grading The MLB Trade Deadline

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Jarred Cosart
Jim Cowsert USA TODAY Sports

Miami Marlins – Starting pitching is already a strength for the Marlins and adding hard-throwing Jarred Cosart from the Astros enhances things. Despite a high ERA, Cosart is under team control through 2019 and has shown glimpses of his potential at times. Grade B

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Larry Fleisher
Larry Fleisher has covered sports in various capacities for nearly 15 years. He is a writer/editor for the Sports Xchange and has also worked for SportsTicker and Metro New York newspaper. Larry also has worked on many NBA broadcasts doing stats, on several TV shows as a background actor. He is a member of the Pro Basketball Writers Association and the Internet Baseball Writers Association.