Astros clean up in Jarred Cosart trade
July, 31, 2014
By Keith Law | ESPN Insider
The six-player trade between the Astros and Marlins was the most interesting one of the day because, unlike most of the other deals at this exciting deadline, it included actual prospects -- minor leaguers and very young big leaguers going in both directions -- at a time when you have to pry prospects loose from most teams with a crowbar and a tube of silicone.
Jarred Cosart came to Houston in the Hunter Pence trade -- a deal that has turned out to be a huge heist for the Astros, with Jon Singleton and Domingo Santana both looking like they're going to pan out -- but he's
Bob Levey/Getty ImagesIn Cosart the Marlins add a talented pitcher under team control for years to come.