The Marlins acquired first baseman/third baseman Sean McNally from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for outfielder Todd Dunwoody. McNally, 27, 6-4, 210 lb., batted .282 with 36 home runs, 109 RBI and 24 doubles in 129 games with AA Wichita in 1999. McNally hit .361 with five home runs and 23 RBI in 32 games for the Phoenix Desert Dogs in the 1999 Arizona Fall League and was named one of the League’s top two first basemen by the League’s managers and coaches. His contract will be assigned to AAA Calgary of the Pacific Coast League.