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Rangers acquire Sam Dyson from Marlins

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The reliever heads to Texas in exchange for two prospects.

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The Rangers and Marlins swung a late deadline deal that will send reliever Sam Dyson to Texas in exchange for catcher Tomas Telis and left-hander Cody Ege, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.

Dyson, 27, is the latest addition to a Rangers' bullpen that also added former Phillie Jake Diekman in a trade this week. The righty has posted a 3.68 ERA in 44 appearances this year for Miami, and will provide a middle-relief arm in front of Keone Kela and closer Shawn Tolleson. He is one of many Marlins to be dealt this summer, joining Steve Cishek, Mat Latos, Michael Morse and Dan Haren.

Telis, 24, has split the last two seasons between the majors and Triple-A Round Rock, hitting .241/.268/.266 with ten RBI in 24 major-league games. He was always a fringe prospect in the Rangers' system and will provide depth behind Jacob Realmuto and Jeff Mathis for Miami.

Ege, 24, was a fifteenth-round pick two years ago and has allowed only five earned runs in 45 innings this season between High-A High Desert and Double-A Frisco. The reliever was not ranked among the Rangers' top thirty prospects, even after the Cole Hamels deal that decimated the club's system.