The Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins are closing in on a trade that would send J.T. Realmuto to Philly while sending Jorge Alfaro and Sixto Sanchez to Miami.
Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has the details, crediting Jon Morosi of MLB Network and Joel Sherman of the New York Post.
Sources confirm: #Phillies moving toward deal for #Marlins’ Realmuto. Jorge Alfaro, Sixto Sanchez will head to MIA if trade is completed. Teams still working on third piece, working through medical reviews. On it: @Joelsherman1, @jonmorosi.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 7, 2019
A potential trade out of Miami has been rumored to be in the works for a while, with as many as 14 teams reportedly pursuing the talented catcher.
Adding Realmuto to the roster in Philly would be a huge move to boost the Phillies.
Philadelphia and Miami are in agreement on a trade that would send All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto to the Phillies for catcher Jorge Alfaro, pitching prospects Sixto Sanchez and Will Stewart, and an international bonus slot, league sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) February 7, 2019