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Plans for a new ballpark for the Marlins are still on but have been pushed back another year.
According to Marlins president David Samson, the team's new home will open in 2012, rather than 2011 as hoped.
The delay is a result of a lawsuit brought on by South Florida auto dealer Norman Braman, who unsuccessfully challenged the public funding portion of the project.
The Cubs have acquired Marlins reliever Kevin Gregg, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney on Thursday.
The Marlins received right-hander Jose Ceda in return, according to sources.
The Marlins on Monday agreed to trade lefthander Scott Olsen and left fielder Josh Willingham to the Nationals, according to a report by ESPN.
Florida will gain the services of second baseman Emilio Bonifacio, pitcher P.J. Dean, and shortstop Jake Smolinski in the deal.
Left-handed pitcher Dan Meyer was claimed off waivers Monday by the Marlins after going 0-4 with an ERA of 7.48 in 11 games this year with the A's, according to an Associated Press report.
Relief pitcher Justin Miller has reached agreement on a Minor League contract with the Giants.
Miller spent the last two years in the bullpen of the Marlins.
According to an industry source, Miller will be a non-roster Spring Training invitee with the Giants.
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