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NL East: Justin Bour drawing interest

Check out what’s going on in the National League East.

Miami Marlins v Atlanta Braves Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The Yankees are hot on the trail of Justin Bour this trade deadline season. The first baseman has slashed .286/.361/.914 so far this season and being one of the offensive crutches for the Marlins. It makes sense that New York would want this deal. The Yankees don’t have a permanent first baseman. Especially now with Greg Bird’s extended absence, it looks like they need to consider a stronger player on the corner than just the hodgepodge they’ve been using to get by. It also finally gives the Yankees a good reason to cut Carter for good, a move that many fans would enthusiastically agree with.

It’s not yet known what New York could be offering in exchange for the power hitting Marlin.

Here’s what else is happening in the National League East: