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Padres Again Deal Peavy To White Sox
The Padres have dealt Jake Peavy to the White Sox for the second time this year and this time, he has approved the trade. Aaron Poreda, Adam Russell, Dexter Carter and Clayton Richard are believed to be on their way to San Diego.
Marlins Make Trade For Nick Johnson
The Marlins have acquired first baseman Nick Johnson for the Nationals for Class AA left-hander Aaron Thompson, according to a major-league source. The Nationals will pay the approximately $1.8 million remaining on Johnson's salary. Johnson is a free agent at the end of the season.
Source: Rockies Acquire Beimel From Nats
The Rockies have landed reliever Joe Beimel from the Nationals for two minor leagues, sources told Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman.
Masterson Included In Deal Between Sox, Indians
Peter Gammons of ESPN is reporting that pitcher Justin Masterson will be a part of the trade between the Red Sox and Indians involving catcher Victor Martinez. Young left-hander Nick Hagadone is expected to be included in the deal as well, but the final terms are still being hammered out by Boston and Cleveland.
Red Sox Land Victor Martinez
Cleveland has agreed to trade C/1B Victor Martinez to the Red Sox, SI.com has learned. The deal is believed to include right-hander Justin Masterson. MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo reports that another player involved is lefty prospect Nick Hagadone. And SI.com's Tom Verducci says minor league right-hander Bryan Price could also be headed to Cleveland. Clay Buchholz is not included in the deal, SI.com has learned. Hard-throwing reliever Daniel Bard won't be involved either, as Cleveland only wants starters.
Marlins Give Up On Getting Nick Johnson
The Marlins have ended their pursuit of Nationals first baseman Nick Johnson. Florida has also stopped calling San Diego about closer Heath Bell and is unlikely to make any deals prior to the deadline, according to major league sources.
Sources: Dodgers Making Run At Gonzalez, Bell
The Dodgers are reportedly making a late run at Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and reliever Heath Bell. Major league sources claim that the Dodgers could acquire the players in separate deals or a multi-player blockbuster. It is believed that Los Angeles would include first baseman James Loney in a deal with San Diego if Gonzalez is involved.
BoSox Make Deal For Martinez
The Red Sox and Indians have agreed to a deal to send Victor Martinez to Boston, sources have confirmed to SI. The trade, according to ESPN's Peter Gammons, involves the Red Sox sending a number of prospects to the Indians for Martinez. Boston isn't giving up Clay Buchholz or Daniel Bard in the deal, according to sources. Justin Masterson and Nick Hagadone are believed to be included.
M's Wanted Jackson Or Montero From Yanks For Washburn
When the Yankees called the Mariners about Jarrod Washburn they asked for either outfielder Austin Jackson or catcher Miguel Montero. Jackson and Montero are considered New York's two best position-player prospects. The Yankees made a counteroffer consisting of lesser prospects, and the Mariners moved on and dealt Washburn to the Tigers on Friday morning.
D-Backs Open To Dealing Davis, Garland
The Diamondbacks aren't willing to trade Dan Haren, but pitchers Doug Davis and Jon Garland are very much on the market. A major league source told FOX Sports that Arizona has received minimal interest in Davis and Garland, and described talks as "remarkably quiet." Both pitchers could be options for teams in August as they figure to clear waivers.
M's Rejected Multiple Offers For King Felix
The Mariners have turned down offers from a half-dozen teams for pitcher Felix Hernandez.
Rangers Bid For Halladay Appears Over
A major league source claims that the Rangers are "unlikely" to land Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay.
Tigers Get Washburn For Two Prospects
The Tigers have acquired Jarrod Washburn from the Mariners for two pitchers.
Source: Price For Gonzalez Is 'Astronomical'
A league executive has told ESPN.com's Jayson Stark that the asking price for Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is "astronomical."
Report: Florida Near Deal For Nick Johnson
Peter Gammons is reporting that the Marlins are close to acquiring first baseman Nick Johnson from the Nationals.
Yankees, Marlins Eye Bannister
The Yankees and Marlins are believed to be making a push for Kansas City's Brian Bannister.
Red Sox Active In Talks For Halladay, Martinez And Gonzalez
The Red Sox won't land all three, but they are active in discussions about Roy Halladay, Victor Martinez and Adrian Gonzalez.
Angels, Marlins Interested In Heath Bell
The Angels and Marlins are both talking to the Padres about reliever Heath Bell.
Minaya Says Mets Have Turned Down Deals
Mets general manager Omar Minaya told the New York Daily News that he is talking to other teams as the trade deadline approaches.
Red Sox, Padres Make Little Progress On Gonzalez Deal
The Red Sox and Padres have made little progress in their conversations about first baseman Adrian Gonzalez.
Source: Cabrera Could Go To Twins
The Athletics and Twins were making progress on a trade involving shortstop Orlando Cabrera late Thursday night.
Nolan Ryan Confirms Halladay Discussions
Nolan Ryan confirmed Thursday night that the Rangers and the Blue Jays are having trade discussions about Roy Halladay.
Source: Boston Working On Three-Way Deal
The Red Sox and Indians are reported to be discussing a three-way trade on Thursday night, that could include Victor Martinez and Clay Buchholz, plus some prospects.
Gonzalez To Boston Talks Heat Up
The Red Sox appear to be back in discussions with the Padres about first baseman Adrian Gonzalez.
Giants Interested In Arroyo, Davis, Garland
The Giants believe they need to improve their rotation.
Dodgers, Red Sox Emerge As Halladay Frontrunners
If Roy Halladay is dealt, it will most likely be to the Dodgers or Red Sox.
Cubs In Talks For John Grabow
The Cubs are holding trade talks with the Pirates about lefty reliever John Grabow, according to sources.
Angels Could Turn To Arroyo Or Harang
The Angels have been disappointed by the Jays' asking price for Roy Halladay.
Orlando Cabrera's Wife Tracking Rumor Mill
Orlando Cabrera has been frequently mentioned in trade talks, with the Twins most interested.