by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Marlins, Royals swap Gorkys Hernandez for Alex McClure
The Marlins have traded outfielder Gorkys Hernandez to the Royals for shortstop Alex McClure Tuesday, according to the Sun Sentinel. Hernandez hit .275 with four homers and 22 RBI in 309 at-bats with Triple-A New Orleans. McClure batted .220 with seven RBI in 255 in the minors between Class A and Double-A.
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
Royals and Marlins make minor trade
The Royals acquired outfielder Gorkys Hernandez from the Marlins Monday in exchange for shortstop Alex McClure. The 25-year-old Hernandez batted .275 with four homers and 22 steals with Triple-A New Orleans and was assigned to Omaha. The 24-year-old McClure has played for Double-A Northwest Arkansas and Class A Wilmington this season and combined to hit .222. He is not a prospect.