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Trade Deadline 2012

Trade Deadline News

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

  • 6 hours ago

    Will the Phillies Make A Deal?

    The Phillies front office has been frustrated lately with its lack of success on the trade market, but it is still trying to complete at least one deal before Thursday’s 4 p.m. non-waiver Trade Deadline. Ruben Amaro Jr. traveled with the team to New York, where it opened a three-game series tonight against the Mets […] More»
  • 8 hours ago

    Astros willing to trade starting pitching

    The Astros would be willing to ship one of their starting pitchers in any possible deals to add some offense. The Astros have six healthy starting pitchers when you include right-hander Brad Peacock, who was recently sent to Triple-A Oklahoma City after a pair of shaky starts. That leaves right-handers Scott Feldman, Jarred Cosart and […] More»
  • 10 hours ago

    Tulo, like most trades, “unlikely” for Mets

    Ever since the New York Post reported last weekend that the Mets “want in on” a potential Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez trade, the baseball world has become awash with rumors. Most have centered around the Rockies sending Tulowitzki to the Mets for a package of Noah Syndergaard, Kevin Plawecki and multiple other young players. […] More»
  • 10 hours ago

    More Dodgers pitching speculation

    Ever since the deep-pocketed Guggenheim Partners bought the Dodgers, they’ve been linked with trading for just about every marquee name imaginable. Now Fox Sports speculates that the Dodgers are interested in Phillies lefty Cole Hamels, who would come with nearly $100 million left on his contract. The club, however, has given no indication it wants […] More»
  • 12 hours ago

    Giants’ interest in Zobrist could intensify

    SAN FRANCISCO — With Thursday’s Trade Deadline approaching, the Giants’ interest in acquiring Ben Zobrist from the Tampa Bay Rays could be deepening. The Giants’ no-risk investment in second baseman Dan Uggla has appeared to be a no-reward venture so far. Uggla has gone hitless in eight at-bats spanning three games and committed two errors, […] More»
  • 12 hours ago

    Lester for Kemp not likely

    Though Jon Lester could  certainly be traded by Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline, two sources told MLB.com that the Red Sox are not interested in acquiring Matt Kemp from the Dodgers in exchange for the lefty, contrary to a rumor that surfaced Sunday. In fact, there has yet to be a lot of dialogue between the […] More»
  • 10 hours ago

    Interest in Zobrist

    While most of the trade rumors involving Rays players revolve around David Price, versatile Ben Zobrist has been another name drawing interest. The latest rumor involving Zobrist comes from FOX Sports’ Jon Paul Morosi (Twitter links), who reported that the Giants are one of “multiple teams” who are “ready to act” in the event that […] More»
  • July 27 10:32 PM ET

    Pirates believed to be interested in Hawkins

    The Rockies don’t appear to be willing to make a major trade at Thursday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, but interest could pick up in a smaller deal for closer LaTroy Hawkins. The Rockies won the first two games against the Pirates this weekend by big margins, so Hawkins was not forced into a save opportunity. However, […] More»
  • July 27 7:48 PM ET

    Kemp trade rumors, but no Kemp trade

    Matt Kemp rumors are coming fast and furious, although the teams supposedly interested must still think the Dodgers are willing to give away the outfielder. Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti on Saturday indicated that wasn’t the case, implying that Triple-A prospect Joc Pederson isn’t yet ready for the Major Leagues, and a trade of any […] More»
  • July 27 4:36 PM ET

    All eyes on Lester

    A scenario that seemed unfathomable when the season started — the Red Sox contemplating a trade of ace Jon Lester — can no longer be ruled out. With the defending World Series champions close to fading out of contention and Lester a free agent at season’s end, Boston general manager Ben Cherington will at least […] More»
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Notable Deals
    • Ryan Dempster
    • Christian Villaneuva
    • Kyle Hendricks

    July 31 -- Dempster, one of the trade season's biggest chips, went all the way to the wire before reaching a resolution. The Cubs sent Dempster to Texas -- agreeing moments before the deadline -- for a package that consisted of Minor League prospects. Dempster had been rumored for several days to be headed for the Dodgers and was reported to be unwilling to waive his 10-and-5 no-trade veto rights to go anywhere else. But the Cubs and Dodgers were unable to work out a deal and Dempster agreed to join Texas.
    More coverage: TEX | CHC

    • Hunter Pence
    • Nate Schierholtz
    • Tommy Joseph
    • Seth Rosin

    July 31 -- The Phillies continued the demolition of their Opening Day outfield by trading Pence to the Giants. Philadelphia dealt both Shane Victorino and Pence in the hours leading up to the deadline. The Giants, meanwhile, fortified their playoff hopes by acquiring a player who can hit in the middle of their lineup.
    More coverage: SF | PHI

    • Shane Victorino
    • Josh Lindblom
    • Ethan Martin
    • PTBNL

    July 31 --The Dodgers improved their depth in the outfield before the Deadline by acquiring Victorino from Philadelphia in exchange for right-handed reliever Josh Lindblom, pitching prospect Ethan Martin and a player to be named later. Victorino, originally drafted by the Dodgers in 1999, will help round out the Los Angeles outfield alongside Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier. Martin, a first-round draftee in 2008, is 8-6 with a 3.58 ERA for Double-A Chattanooga.
    More coverage: LAD | PHI

    • Jonathan Broxton
    • Donnie Joseph
    • J.C. Sulbaran

    July 31 -- The Reds augmented one of the league's best bullpens by picking up prized reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Royals in exchange for prospects Donnie Joseph and J.C. Sulbaran. Broxton posted a 2.27 ERA with Kansas City and will give Cincinnati another experienced arm in the late innings. Joseph, a reliever, and Sulbaran -- a starter -- are both well-regarded arms.
    More coverage: CIN | KC

    • Gaby Sanchez
    • Gorkys Hernandez
    • Kyle Kaminska
    • 2013 competitive balance Draft pick

    July 31 -- The Marlins dealt Gaby Sanchez -- an All-Star last season -- to Pittsburgh on Tuesday in exchange for prospect Gorkys Hernandez and the Pirates' competitive balance pick next season. Sanchez, batting just .202 for the season, is expected to provide a capable bench bat for Pittsburgh. The Pirates also received Minor League pitcher Kyle Kaminska in the deal.
    More coverage: PIT | MIA

    • Geovany Soto
    • Jacob Brigham

    July 31 -- The Rangers added to their catching depth, getting Soto from the Cubs in exchange for Jacob Brigham, who went 5-5 with a 4.28 ERA in 21 starts at Double-A Frisco. Spending his entire career with the Cubs, who selected him in the 11th round of the 2001 Draft, Soto has begun to hit his stride at the plate. He's batting .264 (14-for-53) with one home run, five RBIs and eight runs scored in the month of July.
    More coverage: TEX | CHC

    • Travis Snider
    • Brad Lincoln

    July 30 -- In a swap of first-round picks from the 2006 First-Year Player Draft, Snider heads to Pittsburgh, where the Bucs hope he can live up to the massive promise he showed coming through the Minors. In return, Toronto gets Lincoln, who has been working as a reliever -- with tremendous success -- but he can also pitch out of the rotation if needed.
    More coverage: TOR | PIT

    • Eric Thames
    • Steve Delabar

    July 30 -- Thames' star has lost some luster this year, after he struggled for two months in the Major Leagues, then was sent to Triple-A Las Vegas. He's done nothing but hit in the Pacific Coast League, batting .335 with six homers. Delabar gives the Jays a solid right-handed arm out of their bullpen, which will help them reshape their relief corps after some devastating injuries.
    More coverage: SEA | TOR

    • Brandon League
    • Leon Landry
    • Logan Bawcom

    July 30 -- The Dodgers in League get a power arm to help them shorten games. One year removed from an All-Star season in which he saved 37 games, League could pitch in the seventh, eighth or ninth for Los Angeles. Landry is an outfielder who has a .328 average at Class A, and Bawcom was closing games at Double-A.
    More coverage: LAD | SEA

    • Paul Maholm
    • Reed Johnson
    • Arodys Vizcaino
    • Jaye Chapman

    July 30 -- While the Braves were unsuccessful in acquiring Ryan Dempster from the Cubs, they were able to land Maholm, a left-handed starter, and Johnson a veteran outfielder. The Cubs in return received Minor League right-handers Vizcaino and Chapman. The Braves hope Maholm plugs the leaky back of their rotation, while Johnson can play all three outfield positions and hits right-handed.
    More coverage: ATL | CHC

    • Francisco Liriano
    • Eduardo Escobar
    • Pedro Hernandez

    July 28 -- Which Francisco Liriano did the White Sox acquire? If it's the one that returned May 30 from a stint in the bullpen, Chicago will have a significant upgrade to its starting rotation. Since that point, Liriano owns a 3.68 ERA, 79 strikeouts and 29 walks in 66 innings. The 28-year-old lefty was 0-5 with a 9.45 ERA in six starts before the Twins demoted him to a relief role.

    • Zack Greinke
    • Jean Segura
    • John Hellweg
    • Ariel Pena

    July 27 -- The Angels took a major gamble in order to dramatically upgrade their starting rotation, dealing three well-regarded young players for Greinke, who is due to reach free agency at season's end. The former AL Cy Young winner enhances the Angels' chances of overcoming the Rangers in the West but came at a steep price. Segura, the team's top prospect, joins two Double-A pitchers headed to Milwaukee.
    More coverage: LAA | MIL

    • Hanley Ramirez
    • Randy Choate
    • Nathan Eovaldi
    • Scott McGough

    July 25 -- The Dodgers added a potent bat to their lineup by acquiring a three-time All-Star in Ramirez, who is signed through 2014. They also added Choate, one of the game's more reliable southpaw relievers in recent years. Miami continued its roster shakeup in light of an inability to meet club expectations after an offseason in which the Marlins added several noteworthy free agents and opened a new ballpark. Los Angeles sent Miami a pair of promising 22-year-old right-handers in return.
    More coverage: LAD | MIA

    • Wandy Rodriguez
    • Rudy Owens
    • Colton Cain
    • Robbie Grossman

    July 24 -- The Pirates had to surrender a trio of prospects but will upgrade their rotation with the acquisition of Rodriguez, who has posted a 3.79 ERA in 21 starts this season and a 3.45 mark since 2008. With the lefty signed through 2013, plus a player option for 2014, he could become a part of more than one playoff team in Pittsburgh.
    More coverage: PIT | HOU

    • Ichiro Suzuki
    • D.J. Mitchell
    • Danny Farquhar

    July 23 -- The Yankees acquired the iconic outfielder to fill a hole created by Brett Gardner's injury in left field and in the bottom part of their lineup. Ichiro will likely get a chance to play in the postseason for the first time since he was a rookie in 2001. In return, the Mariners get a pair of hurlers who will help them in seasons to come.
    More coverage: NYY | SEA

    • Anibal Sanchez
    • Omar Infante
    • Jacob Turner
    • Rob Brantly
    • Brian Flynn

    July 23 -- The Tigers fill needs at second base and at the back end of their rotation, but not without surrendering Turner, their best prospect. Infante, who played with Detroit from 2002-07, is signed through 2013, while Sanchez is an upcoming free agent. Brantly is a catcher who appeared in this year's Futures Game, and Flynn is a left-hander who was in Double-A.
    More coverage: DET | MIA

    • J.A. Happ
    • B. Lyon
    • M. Carpenter
    • Francisco Cordero
    • Ben Francisco
    • Joe Musgrove
    • Asher Wojciechowski
    • David Rollins
    • Carlos Perez

    July 20 -- The Astros loaded up their farm system and the Blue Jays shored up their injury-riddled pitching staff by completing a 10-player trade. Toronto received Brandon Lyon, J.A. Happ and David Carpenter, while Houston picked up Francisco Cordero, Ben Francisco, four Minor Leaguers - including two of the Blue Jays' top 11 prospects -- and a player to be named later.
    More coverage: TOR | HOU

    • Carlos Lee
    • Matt Dominguez
    • Rob Rasmussen

    July 4 -- After nearly being sent to the Dodgers, Lee takes his potent bat to Miami, which has been searching for additional run support. The deal could be the first of many involving veterans for the Astros, who will turn to Brett Wallace at first. Matt Dominguez, who was blocked by Hanley Ramirez in Miami, adds depth to the Houston infield.
    More coverage: MIA | HOU

    • Jim Thome
    • Gabriel Lino
    • Kyle Simon

    June 30 -- Adding depth to a roster decimated by injuries to several lefty bats, Thome's addition not only gives the upstart O's a powerful bat, but also veteran leadership. Thome's inability to play the field made him expendable to the Phils, who netted a pair of prospects in the deal.
    More coverage: BAL | PHI

    • Kevin Youkilis
    • Brent Lillibridge
    • Zach Stewart

    June 24 -- The veteran Youkilis gets a fresh start after tense season in Boston and gives the White Sox a significant upgrade at third base. For the Red Sox, the move opens up a permanent spot for Will Middlebrooks at third in addition to adding the versatile Lillibridge and pitching depth in Stewart.
    More coverage: CWS | BOS

Schedule
  • July 31, 4 p.m. ET
    Non-waiver Trade Deadline
    August 31, 11:59 p.m. ET
    Waiver trade deadline