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Marlins trade rumors: Derek Dietrich available for right return

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The infielder could be moved in the near future, according to a report.

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UPDATE (9:20 PM) -- The Rays are one of the teams who have expressed interest in Dietrich, according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com. Dietrich was originally drafted by Tampa Bay in 2010 before being sent to Miami for Yunel Escobar before the 2013 season.

ORIGINAL -- Marlins' infielder Derek Dietrich has drawn interest from multiple teams and the team is willing to move him for the right return, according to a report from Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. Teams are viewing Dietrich as a regular second or third baseman, which would afford him more playing time than the Marlins are currently giving him.

Dietrich is the latest name on a growing list of available Marlins, joining Mat Latos, Dan Haren, Brad Hand, and Mike Morse as players who may be moved by Friday's non-waiver trade deadline. Miami already made one move, sending reliever Steve Cishek to the Cardinals on Friday afternoon.

Dietrich, 26, has played well this season, hitting .301/.378/.548 with four home runs in 32 games. The infielder is currently serving as a backup option to Casey McGehee and Martin Prado in the Marlins' infield, and has shown the ability to play some first base as well.

The market for third baseman has taken shape in recent days, with the Pirates acquiring Aramis Ramirez and the Mets trading for Juan Uribe. The Giants have been known to be looking for infield depth in recent weeks, and have spoken to the Marlins about trades involving Morse for weeks.