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  • Twins' Jose Salas: Traded to Minnesota

    The Marlins traded Salas alongside Pablo Lopez to the Twins on Friday in exchange for Luis Arraez, Craig Mish of SportsGrid.com reports. Salas reached the High-A level for the first time in 2022, though he slashed just .230/.319/.340 in 217 plate appearances. The 19-year-old switch-hitter was considered one of the top prospects in the Marlins' farm system, and Salas' defensive versatility could help him rise through the Twins' minor-league system more quickly than expected.
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  • Marlins' Jose Salas: Heads to High-A

    The Marlins promoted Salas from Single-A Jupiter to High-A Beloit on Tuesday. Salas turned in a .267/.355/.421 slash line in 257 plate appearances on Jupiter fo the season, but he had really heated up at the plate in June, as he produced a .993 OPS over his 21 games on the month. The 19-year-old switch hitter was also efficient on the basepaths, nabbing 15 steals on 16 attempts. The Marlins had been giving Salas exposure to multiple positions at Jupiter, with the teenager receiving starts at second base, shortstop and third base.
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  • Marlins' Jose Salas: Set to make full-season debut

    The Marlins promoted Salas from the rookie-level FCL to Low-A Jupiter on Wednesday. Salas, who received a $2.8 million bonus after joining the Marlins as a July 2 signing during the 2019 cycle, will get his first taste of full-season ball after thriving in the FCL. In addition to picking up starts at shortstop, second base and third base, the 18-year-old switch hitter shined at the plate, slashing .374/.462/.516 while collecting eight steals in 13 attempts.
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