"We wanted to try to add, so we have added to the bullpen,' Beinfest said.
"I think we are definitely getting better with Ohman. I know some of the (players) came in and said, 'Listen, let's get it done,' ' said manager Edwin Rodriguez, who said the trade is a sign that the front office believes the Marlins can make a serious run at the playoffs.
Although outfielder Cody Ross' name was linked in rumors the past two days, Beinfest said the Marlins never had discussions about moving players off the team since Jorge Cantu was traded Thursday to the Rangers.
The Marlins were reluctant to give up VandenHurk, who was in their starting rotation in 2008. He was 8 4 with a 4.68 ERA at Class AAA New Orleans this year.
Marlins acquire Will Ohman for their bullpen
"We believe in these guys. They have done a great job since the break (10 5). We have some ground to make up, but we believe in them and the way to show that is to obviously not take people off the team and to add.'
"We had asked for him and they said no,' Orioles baseball operations president Andy MacPhail told The Sun. "Five minutes before the deadline, Burberry Wallet Guarantee
Ohman, 32, broke in with the Cubs in 2000 and went to the Braves in 2008 before moving to the Dodgers in 2009 and the Orioles this season.
also added key players.
Philadelphia slugger Ryan Howard who will face the Marlins in a three game series starting Tuesday in Miami is 4 for 18 with one home run against Ohman.
"Anytime you get traded, it's a good feeling," Ohman told The Baltimore Sun. "(It means) you did well enough in the place that you were to merit the trade, and there's somebody else out there that thinks you are serviceable. In that way, I guess it's a compliment.
Ohman is pleased to be joining the Marlins.
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"Got another 24 friends picked out for me in South Florida. So, (I'll) go find out if they like me."
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The Marlins might not be done making trades. Teams can still make trades, but players first have to clear waivers. That means a player can be claimed by other teams, with teams with the worst record getting first shot.
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"Ohman fit the bill," Marlins baseball operations president Larry Beinfest said. "He's experienced and he has been real tough on lefties. He's battle tested.'
He's 11 9 with a 4.14 ERA in eight seasons. He's making $1.35 million this year the Marlins will pick up the remaining $474,000 and becomes a free agent after the season.
"He's aggressive. He's experienced. He has been in this division before with the Braves. We thought it was good fit,' Beinfest said.
Ohman, who turns 33 on Aug. 13, is holding left handed hitters to a .226 batting average. He will be used to face one or two batters, with left hander Taylor Tankersley used in longer roles.
Relief pitcher Will Ohman has been on the Marlins' radar at least since 2008. On Saturday, they finally got him at the expense of some starting pitching depth.
team. He'll be used as a starter or in long relief.
Ohman, 32, has a 3.30 ERA in 51 games, with 18 walks and 29 strikeouts in 30 innings. Lefty hitters are batting .226 against him, righties .327.
they came back. We had sort of put him out of our head.'
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