• Star TribuneTwins trade John Ryan Murphy to Arizona for minor league standout Gabriel Moya

    The Twins picked up lefthanded reliever Gabriel Moya from the Arizona organization Thursday, sending Class AAA catcher John Ryan Murphy to the Diamondbacks.Moya was rated the 25th best prospect in the Arizona system by mlb.com.Moya, 22, is 4-1 with a 0.82 ERA and 68 strikeouts in 43 innings for Class AA Jackson (Tenn.). The Venezuelan was a Southern League All-Star Read more...

  • USA TodayContending teams thrive off MLB trade deadline deals

    ST. LOUIS — The sound of the showers hitting the tile floor in the Colorado Rockies’ visiting clubhouse at Busch Stadium was deafening.The Rockies, one of baseball’s most surprising teams with their kiddie corps rotation, may still be wearing that glass slipper, but it is now cracked, chipping with every step they take.The Rockies, appearing destined to end their eight-year Read more...

  • Chicago TribuneWhite Sox trade Dan Jennings to Rays for Casey Gillaspie, call up two minor-leaguers

    The White Sox made their fourth trade in 15 days Thursday when they sent left-handed reliever Dan Jennings to the Rays for minor-league first baseman Casey Gillaspie.Gillaspie, 24, was ranked the 10th-best prospect in the Rays organization by MLB.com and started the year as Baseball America’s No. 74 overall prospect. The brother of former Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie was Read more...

  • NJMLB trade deadline 2017: Wednesday RECAP on latest rumors

    Championships are won in October, but can be secured in July. Over the next week, contenders will gear up for pennant chases around Major League Baseball. Meanwhile, rebuilding clubs will look to cash in star veterans for the hope of a better tomorrow. Welcome to the best week of the year for MLB trade rumors. Between now and July 31, the following difference-makers could Read more...

  • ABCTrade grades: Will Pat Neshek stay hot at Coors Field?

    Assigning grades to trades is silly, but we’re going to do it anyway! It’s fun! Plus, you can check back in three years and see which no-name prospect turned into the next Corey Kluber. The trade Rockies get: RHP Pat Neshek Phillies get: SS Jose Gomez, RHP Alejandro Requena and RHP J.D. Hammer Colorado Rockies: B The Rockies’ revamped bullpen Read more...

  • Daily HeraldRozner: Will Chicago Cubs make another move as trade deadline approaches?

    Two weeks ago, the Cubs were not in the same league as the Dodgers, Nationals, Diamondbacks, Rockies and Astros, to name just a few teams that were playing significantly better baseball than the North Siders. But much has changed since the all-star break. The Cubs made the biggest move, acquiring Jose Quintana to bolster their rotation, but it was as Read more...

  • The Seattle TimesGiants trade infielder Eduardo Nunez to Red Sox

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Infielder Eduardo Nunez was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night for minor league right-handers Shaun Anderson and Gregory Santos. The deal was finalized during San Francisco’s 11-3 win over Pittsburgh and announced after the game. “It’s exciting,” Nunez said while standing outside of manager Bruce Bochy’s office. “You’re Read more...

  • Kansas City StarGiants trade infielder Eduardo Nunez to Red Sox

    Infielder Eduardo Nunez was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night for minor league right-handers Shaun Anderson and Gregory Santos. The deal was… Read more on Kansas City Star.

  • Detroit Free PressInsider: Money still a big factor as Tigers approach trade deadline

    Today in the Detroit Tigers and trade deadline talks: Money.And no matter which way you look at it, money remains the biggest factor influencing the team and their trade plans.General manager Al Avila has been up front about the Tigers’ desire to scale back payroll. But in nearly every next breath, he’s said the front office is under no mandate Read more...

  • Detroit Free PressAs MLB trade deadline nears, contenders must be willing to part with prospects

    They are called prospects, minor-league players who one day have a chance to play in the big leagues.Some will make it.A few will become stars.Most will be out of the game in a few years, forgotten as if they never existed.You see, for every John Smoltz who was moved as a prospect at the trade deadline, there’s many more John Read more...