The Phillies have agreed to obtain standout catcher J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins for catcher Jorge Alfaro, right hander Sixto Sanchez, lefthander Will Stewart and $250,000 in international bonus slot currency, sources told MLB.com on Thursday. Either club has not, confirmed the offer, which is pending the completion of physicals.

Even the Phillies were able to draw out of a deep farm system to agree on this deal, with the 20-year-old Sanchez ranked as their top potential by MLB pipe-line (27th general ).

The Phillies have agreed to obtain standout catcher J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins for catcher Jorge Alfaro, right hander Sixto Sanchez, lefthander Will Stewart and $250,000 in international bonus slot currency, sources told MLB.com on Thursday. Either club has not, confirmed the offer, which is pending the completion of physicals.

Even the Phillies were able to draw out of a deep farm system to agree on this deal, with the 20-year-old Sanchez ranked as their top potential by MLB pipe-line (27th general ).

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Interest was expressed by the Phillies as far back as July and so were participated in discussions for Realmuto earlier in the off season. Together with Spring Training set to begin next week negotiations resurfaced to property Realmuto, that had just one of their best seasons of almost any dam in the Majors this past year.

An allstar for its first time in 2018, Realmuto batted .277 and recorded career highs in home runs (21) and RBIs (74).

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The Marlins had been pushing to finish the transaction before their pitchers and catchers begin workouts Wednesday at the Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium complex in Jupiter, Fla.. But the team also was willing to wait if it isn’t pleased about the total package.

Sanchez has a fastball that routinely clocked above 94 mph for Class A higher level Clearwater last season, when the righty went 4-3 with a 2.51 ERA in 46 2/3 innings, overlooking significant time due to right elbow inflammation. From attending A collarbone retained Sanchez.

Perhaps most widely known for his arm, Alfaro has room to increase realizing pitches he attracted 18 walks but lived 138 times last season.