PITTSBURGH (AP) - Right-hander Jacob Turner has been designated for assignment by the Miami Marlins, who endured his struggles as a starter for the past two seasons.
Turner went 8-19 in 47 games with Miami, including 39 starts. This year he's 4-7 in 20 games with an ERA of 5.97.
Left-hander Bryan Flynn was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans on Tuesday and will likely move into the rotation until righty Henderson Alvarez recovers from shoulder inflammation that sent him to the disabled list.
Turner was considered a top prospect when Miami acquired him two years ago in the five-player trade that sent right-hander Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Braves vs. Giants Prediction The under has been cashing when the Braves and Giants meet up, which will take place again tonight at 9:05PM ET.
Thumbnail Scorching lefties face off in BoSox-Royals tilt With mere weeks remaining in the regular season, familiar names like Chris Sale and Cole Hamels continue to dominate the Cy Young conversation in the...
Thumbnail Cubs' Hammel tries to recover against Dodgers Jason Hammel was almost ripped to shreds last weekend. Having escaped from Colorado’s house of hours, though, will the Cubs’ fourth starter bounce back...
Thumbnail Rockies vs. Nationals Prediction Can the Rockies pull off the upset today in D.C. when they visit the Nationals at 1:05PM ET?
Thumbnail Rays vs. Astros Pick The Houston Astros look to stay hot when they play host the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at 7:10PM ET.
More inMLB Articles  
Advertisement

MLB Team Pages

Advertisement