The Dodgers finally made a huge trade for a top pitcher at the trade deadline, as Ken Rosenthal reported after the 4 p.m. close that the Rangers and Los Angeles had agreed to a deal that would send Yu Darvish to the Dodgers.
Jon Morosi reported that prospect Willie Calhoun would head to Texas as part of the return. Jeff Passan would follow that up by reporting that A.J. Alexy and Brendon Davis were also included in the deal.
You have to figure that even though trade talks with the Twins may have ended up suffering a bit of a collapse, the Braves have to be thrilled with what they got out of Jaime Garcia on Friday night. Garcia put together a thoroughly professional effort against an extremely good Dodgers team and helped hand that team their first losing “streak” since early June. The trade price for Jaime Garcia may not be sky high, but it definitely went up after what he did on Friday night. There’s no word on where Garcia will be heading soon, but at least he knows that he’ll be standing alongside the likes of Patsy Flaherty in the Braves’ history books after the night he just had.
Grant Brisbee has once again been put in charge of grading trade rumors, and this time he’s been tasked with giving a mark to the latest rumor that has Yu Darvish linked with a move to the Cubs.
Aaron Judge has hit his fair share of monster moonshots this year, but the dinger that he hit on Friday night at Safeco Field may very well be his magnum opus of power hitting.
The Yankees and Athletics may not be close to a deal on Sonny Gray, but the A’s have at least reportedly “named their price” for Gray.
Ian Kinsler could be the next veteran on his way out of Detroit, and Cheap High Quality Jerseys a possible fit could end up being the Boston Red Sox.
Yoenis Cespedes had to clear the air about some comments he Cheap Goalkeeper Jerseys made with regards to wanting to potentially end his career with the A’s.