Report: Phillies acquire Justin Bour from Marlins

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired first baseman Justin Bour from the Miami Marlins, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

The #Phillies claimed Justin Bour on trade waivers, worked out trade with #Marlins, per source.

— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 10, 2018

Miami is also sending cash to Philadelphia in the trade in return for a minor-league pitcher.

#Phillies acquiring 1B Justin Bour and cash from #Marlins for a minor-league pitcher, sources tell The Athletic.

— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 10, 2018

Bour had a breakout season with the Marlins in 2017, posting a .902 OPS with 25 home runs in just 108 games. The 30-year-old has taken a step back this season, seeing his OPS dip to .759.

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