The Miami Marlins did a bit of roster shuffling Monday. The club announced that the following players are coming up from the minors: Anthony DeSclafani, Justin Bour, Jake Marisnick and Andrew Heaney. As corresponding moves, Randy Wolf and Kevin Slowey were designated for assignment while Christian Yelich was placed on the 15-day disabled list and Donovan Solano was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
So the big news -- aside from Yelich hitting the DL, which was expected -- would be Heaney getting called up. The 23-year-old left-hander entered the season ranked as a top-30 prospect in all of baseball by most scouting outlets.
In 13 appearances (nine in Double-A and four in Triple-A) this season, Heaney is 7-2 with a 2.47 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 79 strikeouts in 76 2/3 innings. He'll likely take Wolf's spot in the rotation, meaning he would make his big-league debut Thursday against the Mets.
Wolf, 37, was 1-3 with a 5.26 ERA in six appearances for the Marlins.
Marisnick -- also appearing on most top-100 prospects lists -- will take over in the outfield for Yelich, who has a lower back strain.