Report: Marlins trade third baseman Casey McGehee to Giants

Saturday December 20th, 2014

The Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee in a trade with the Marlins, according to's Jon Heyman. The Marlins will likely receive minor league pitching in return, the Sun Sentinel's Juan C. Rodriguez reports

McGehee would play third base for the Giants, replacing Pablo Sandoval, who signed with the Red Sox as a free agent. 

The Marlins acquired Martin Prado from the Yankees earlier Friday to play third base. 

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McGehee, 32, played in 160 games for the Marlins last season. He batted .287 with a .357 slugging percentage. He hit a career-low four home runs but was third on the team with 76 RBIs. 

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