Two days after the Chicago Cubs reportedly claimed Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner on waivers, the two clubs have worked out a trade, tweets ESPN’s Keith Law.
Cubs acquire RHP Jacob Turner from Marlins for a couple of minor leaguers. Love this pickup for Chicago.
— keithlaw (@keithlaw) August 8, 2014
Pitchers Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias go to Marlins for Jacob Turner
— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) August 8, 2014
Bremer was 5-1 with a 2.43 ERA in 28 games while Arias was a reliever for Kane County.
The teams had 48 hours to agree on a deal following the Cubs claim.
Turner, 23, struggled this season, posting a 5.97 ERA and a 1.65 WHIP in 78 1/3 innings over 20 appearances for the Marlins.
In a corresponding move, the Cubs designated Ryan Kalish for assignment.
#Cubs have acquired RHP Jacob Turner from Marlins for Minor League RHPS Arias, Bremer. To make room, Kalish DFA'd
— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) August 8, 2014