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Marlins send Bleier to Red Sox in exchange for Matt Barnes

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – SEPTEMBER 11: Matt Barnes #32 of the Boston Red Sox pitches in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 11, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

The Marlins and Red Sox made a bullpen swap as Miami sent lefty Richard Bleier in exchange for right handed reliever Matt Barnes.

The trade was first reported by the Athletic. The Marlins are also receiving cash considerations according to the report.

Barnes pitched in 39.2 innings in 2022 striking out 34 with a 1.44 WHIP.

Bleier, a South Florida native, pitched 50.2 innings in 2022 striking out 32 with a 1.44 WHIP.