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Brewers Among Teams Showing Interest In Robbie Ray

Jul 17, 2019 9:10 AM

The Milwaukee Brewers are among the teams showing interest in a trade for Robbie Ray.

The 27-year-old has a 3.81 ERA with a 2.59 K/BB ratio in 111 inning (20 starts) for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Ray is owed the balance of a $6.05 million salary for this season. He's third-year arbitration-eligible going into the 2020 season.

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Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Matthew Boyd, Shane Greene Could Be Options For Phillies

Jul 17, 2019 9:15 AM

The Philadelphia Phillies are in dire need of pitching help as the trade deadline approaches.

The Phillies haven't made the postseason since 2011 and have slumped since a hot start to 2019.

Jim Bowden suggests that Matthew Boyd and/or Shane Greene of the Detroit Tigers could be options for the Phillies.

"Boyd would fit nicely in the Phillies' rotation, giving them a lefty to follow Aaron Nola," Bowden writes, "and Greene would certainly upgrade the back end of their pen."

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Tags: Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Rockies Unwilling To Trade Jon Gray, Scott Oberg

Jul 17, 2019 9:18 AM

The Colorado Rockies are slumping but that doesn't mean they'll trade all of their pieces.

The Rockies aren't currently expected to sell at the deadline, according to a source.

Specifically, Jon Gray and Scott Oberg "are not on the trade market -- at least, not yet."

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Dodgers Interested In Trading For Jake Diekman

Jul 17, 2019 9:05 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are interested in acquiring Jake Diekman in a trade with the Kansas City Royals.

Diekman, 32, can become a free agent at the end of the season.

The left-hander has a 4.97 ERA in 38 innings this year.

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Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Kansas City Royals, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Cubs Could Shake Things Up Prior To Trade Deadline

Jul 16, 2019 8:03 AM

The Chicago Cubs are leading the National League Central, but Ken Rosenthal believes that the club could shake things up this month.

Rosenthal reports that Kyle Schwarber is the leading candidate for a trade, but also writes that rival executives "fantasize about Kris Bryant becoming available."

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Brewers Have 'Identified' Will Smith As Top Trade Target

Jul 16, 2019 7:57 AM

The Milwaukee Brewers have "identified" Will Smith as a top trade target this month, according to a report.

The Brewers and San Francisco Giants are talking with and scouting each other.

Smith, 30, will be a free agent at the end of the season. He has a 2.17 ERA and a 0.80 WHIP with a 13.0 K/9 rate.

Robert Murray/The Athletic

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, San Francisco Giants, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Yankees Among Those Scouting Noah Syndergaard

Jul 15, 2019 8:01 AM

The New York Yankees were among those scouting Noah Syndergaard during his start against the Miami Marlins on Saturday.

Syndergaard allowed just two runs while striking out nine over seven innings.

The San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros are also believed to have interested in the right-hander.

Kevin Kernan/New York Post

Tags: New York Yankees, New York Mets, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Trade Prices Continue To Be 'Enormous,' Even For Rentals

Jul 15, 2019 7:55 AM

The trade market hasn't yet picked up despite the fact that teams aren't able to make trades in August anymore.

The asking prices remain "enormous," according to a report.

Teams are seeking "very high-end prospects" even for potential rentals such as Zack Wheeler.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Tags: New York Mets, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Astros, Brewers, Padres Have Called Mets About Noah Syndergaard

Jul 11, 2019 8:55 AM

The New York Mets could deal Noah Syndergaard this month, but the return would have to be very high.

The Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers and San Diego Padres have all inquired with the Mets about the right-hander, according to a report.

The Mets aren't yet believed to be soliciting offers.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Twins, Yankees Have Inquired About Marcus Stroman, Ken Giles

Jul 9, 2019 8:16 AM

A pair of Toronto Blue Jays pitchers are drawing interest from two American League contenders.

The Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees have both shown a desire to acquire Marcus Stroman and Ken Giles.

The Blue Jays are likely to trade them in separate deals to maximize the return.

Stroman and Giles are both under contract for the 2020 season.

Scott Mitchell/TSN

Tags: Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Red Sox, Yankees In Talks With Mets On Zack Wheeler
The Mets have begun discussing Zack Wheeler in trade talks and the Red Sox and Yankees have entered into negotiations.

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Astros Interested In Matt Boyd, But Unwilling To Deal Kyle Tucker
The Astros are interested in a trade for Matthew Boyd, but are unwilling to include Kyle Tucker in a deal with the Tigers.

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Red Sox Won't Be Adding A Lot Of Payroll Via Trade
John Henry says the Red Sox are already over budget.

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