Marlins acquire INF Emmanuel Rivera from D-backs

The Miami Marlins acquired infielder Emmanuel Rivera from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday in exchange for cash considerations.

The Marlins designated infielder Jacob Amaya for assignment to open a spot on the 40-man roster.

Rivera, 27, was designated for assignment by Arizona before the start of the season. He batted .261 with four homers and 29 RBIs in 86 games last season with the Diamondbacks.

He is batting .247 with 17 homers and 74 RBIs in 217 career games with Kansas City Royals (2021-22) and Diamondbacks (2022-23).

Amaya, 25, is hitting .182 with two RBIs in three games with Triple-A Jacksonville this season.


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