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Padres trade Cascade's Colin Rea to Miami Marlins

Colin Rea (29) pitching for the San Diego Padres at Petco Park in San Diego on Aug. 11, 2015. The Padres traded Rea to Miami on Friday. (Jake Roth/USA TODAY Sports)
Colin Rea (29) pitching for the San Diego Padres at Petco Park in San Diego on Aug. 11, 2015. The Padres traded Rea to Miami on Friday. (Jake Roth/USA TODAY Sports)

The Miami Marlins acquired right-handed starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from the San Diego Padres in a seven-player trade, the teams announced Friday.

Rea is from Cascade and played collegiately briefly at the University of Northern Iowa.

The Marlins also will get Double-A right-handed reliever Tayron Guerrero from the Padres, who will receive injured reliever Carter Capps, right-hander Jarred Cosart and two of Miami’s top prospects: first baseman Josh Naylor and right-hander Luis Castillo.

The Marlins (55-47) were seeking rotation depth in their push for the postseason. Miami entered Friday tied for the second wild-card spot in the National League.

Cashner, 29, is 4-7 with a 4.76 ERA with 67 strikeouts and 30 walks over 79 1/3 innings in 16 starts this season. He is eligible for free agency after the season.

Rea, 26, is 5-5 with a 4.98 ERA in 19 games (18 starts) with 76 strikeouts and 44 walks over 99 1/3 innings. He isn’t eligible for arbitration until 2019.

Guerrero, 25, has split time this season at Double-A and Triple-A El Paso, with a combined record of 0-3 and a 5.30 ERA over 35 2/3 innings in 32 games.

Capps, 25, is out for the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March. He is expected to return next year.

Cosart, 26, is 0-1 with a 5.95 ERA over 19 2/3 innings in four major league starts in 2016.

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The 19-year-old Naylor, the Marlins’ first-round draft pick in 2015, is hitting .269 with nine home runs and 54 RBIs at Class A Greensboro.

Castillo, 23, is 7-3 with a 2.25 ERA in 20 games (18 starts) at Class A Jupiter. In 100 innings, he has 84 strikeouts.

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