The Toronto Blue Jays made a trade with the Miami Marlins on Tuesday according to Rogers Sportsnet. They acquired relief pitcher Adam Cimber of Portland, Oregon, and left fielder Corey Dickerson of McComb, Mississippi for infielder Joe Panik of Yonkers, New York, and minor league pitcher Andrew McInvale.
Cimber is joining his fourth Major League team. He has previously played for the San Diego Padres and Cleveland Indians as well as the Marlins. In 2020, Cimber has a record of one win and two losses in 33 games with an earned run average of 2.88. In 34 1/3 innings, he has given up 11 earned runs, 30 hits, and 11 walks, along with 21 strikeouts and a WHIP (walks and hits per innings pitched) of 1.19.
Dickerson is joining his sixth Major League team. He has previously played for the Colorado Rockies, Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, and Marlins. Dickerson is batting .260 this season with two home runs and 14 runs batted in. During 224 plate appearances, he has scored 27 runs, had 53 hits, 12 doubles, three triples, two stolen bases, 16 walks, an on base percentage of .321, slugging percentage of .377, 77 total bases, three times hit by a pitch, and one sacrifice fly.
Panik is joining his fourth Major League team. He has previously played for the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets and Blue Jays. Panik is batting .246 this season with two home runs and 11 runs batted in. During 123 plate appearances, he has scored nine runs, had 28 hits, six doubles, eight walks, an on base percentage of .293, a slugging percentage of .351, 40 total bases, and one sacrifice fly.
The Blue Jays meanwhile are red hot. They have won eight of their last 10 games and are now four games back of the Oakland Athletics for a wildcard spot.