Francoeur to the Marlins in 3-team trade

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have acquired outfielder Jeff Francoeur from Atlanta in a three-team trade.

Miami is contending for an NL wild-card spot and isn’t sure whether star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will return this season from a severe groin strain.

Francoeur was hitting .249 with seven home runs and 33 RBIs in 99 games for the Braves. The 32-year-old plays left field and right field and is known for a strong arm.

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