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Giants Acquire Scooter Gennett From Reds

Jul 31, 2019 6:47 PM

The Giants acquired second baseman Scooter Gennett and cash from the Reds for a player to be named. Gennett was saying goodbye to teammates after Cincinnati's 4-1 win over the Pirates on Wednesday.

Gennett, a seven-year veteran, is hitting .217. He's been limited to 21 games due to a right groin strain and didn't make his 2019 debut until June 28.

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Astros Send Four Prospects To D-Backs For Zack Grienke

Jul 31, 2019 6:33 PM

The Astros made the biggest move of Wednesday's trade deadline, acquiring right-hander Zack Greinke from the Diamondbacks for four prospects.

Greinke joins a rotation that includes Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole.

Houston sent right-hander Corbin Martin, right-hander J.B. Bukauskas, first baseman Seth Beer and infielder Josh Rojas to Arizona to complete the deal.

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Braves Add Shane Greene, Mark Melancon Before Deadline

Jul 31, 2019 3:37 PM

The Braves have deals in place to acquire Tigers closer Shane Greene and Giants reliever Mark Melancon, pending medicals, sources told's Jon Paul Morosi on Wednesday. The clubs have not confirmed either deal.

MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal was first to report that the Braves and Tigers were close to the Greene trade. It's not known what Detroit is getting in return for Greene.

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Braves Close To A Deal For Shane Greene

Jul 31, 2019 3:34 PM

The Braves are close to a deal for Tigers closer Shane Greene, according to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal. The clubs have not confirmed.

A coveted reliever in this year's Trade Deadline, the 30-year-old right-hander has converted 22 saves this season.

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Phillies Acquire Corey Dickerson From Pirates

Jul 31, 2019 3:08 PM

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired outfielder Corey Dickerson from the Pittsburgh Pirates, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Dickerson is hitting .300 with four homers and 25 RBIs this season. He hit a career-high 27 dingers for the Rays in 2017.

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D-Backs To Acquire Zac Gallen From Marlins

Jul 31, 2019 3:05 PM

The D-backs have agreed to a deal for right-hander Zac Gallen, a source told's Mark Feinsand. Miami is set to acquire Arizona's No. 1-ranked prospect, Jazz Chisholm. The clubs have not confirmed.

Gallen, who is the the Marlins' No. 5-ranked prospect, is 1-3 with a 2.72 ERA in seven starts this season.

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Nationals Acquire Roenis Elias, Hunter Strickland From M's

Jul 31, 2019 3:01 PM

The Washington Nationals bolstered their bullpen prior to the trade deadline Wednesday, acquiring Roenis Elias and Hunter Strickland from the Seattle Mariners, sources confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

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A's Acquire Tanner Roark From Reds For Prospect

Jul 31, 2019 2:48 PM

The Reds made another deal involving a starting pitcher, trading right-hander Tanner Roark to the Athletics, sources confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

The Reds agreed to the trade just hours before the 4 p.m. ET deadline Wednesday.

Roark, 32, went 6-7 with a 4.24 ERA in 21 starts with the Reds this season.

The A’s will send center fielder Jameson Hannah to the Reds.

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Giants Trade Pomeranz, Black To Brewers For Top Infield Prospect

Jul 31, 2019 2:38 PM

The Giants have made their first significant move ahead of the trade deadline, dealing reliever Ray Black and swingman Drew Pomeranz to the Brewers for a top middle-infield prospect, Mauricio Dubon, according to a major-league source.

Dubon, 25, is a right-handed hitter who has played some outfield. He was hitting .297 with 16 homers and an .809 OPS for Triple-A San Antonio.

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Nationals Trade Prospect To Jays For Daniel Hudson

Jul 31, 2019 2:15 PM

The Washington Nationals have acquired right-handed reliever Daniel Hudson from the Toronto Blue Jays, sources confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Toronto gets right-handed pitching prospect Kyle Johnston in return.

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Cubs Trade Martin Maldonado To Astros
The Cubs receive utility man Tony Kemp in the deal with the Astros.

Noah Syndergaard Confident He'll Stay With Mets
Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard went 7 1/3 strong innings on Tuesday night.

Indians Trade Trevor Bauer To Reds In Three-Team Deal
Outfielder Yasiel Puig is heading to the Indians in the deal.

Report: Astros Making Push To Acquire Madison Bumgarner
The Astros and Giants are reportedly in trade talks for starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner.

Bleacher Report

Cubs Acquire Blue Jays' David Phelps
The Blue Jays will receive minor league pitching prospect Thomas Hatch from the Cubs.

Giants Could Move Drew Pomeranz
Since moving to the bullpen, Giants' pitcher Drew Pomeranz has struck out six in 4 1/3 shutout innings.

East Bay Times

Sources: Blue Jays Trade Marcus Stroman To Mets For Pitching Prospects
The Blue Jays will receive pitching prospects Anthony Kay and Simeon Woods-Richardson in the deal with the Mets.

Rays Acquire Eric Sogard From Jays For Two Players To Be Named
Eric Sogard is hitting .300/.363/.477 after signing a minor-league deal over the winter with the Blue Jays.

Sources: Twins Trade For Sergio Romo
The Twins will also receive one prospect, and the Marlins will receive Double-A first baseman Lewin Diaz, according to a source.

Yankees Talking To All Teams, Except Red Sox
Yankees GM Brian Cashman continues to discuss potential moves as the Wednesday trade deadline approaches.

Giants Likely To Keep Madison Bumgarner Beyond Deadline
The Giants have enjoyed success recently and are now likely to keep Madison Bumgarner beyond next week's trade deadline, according to a report.

Mark Feinsand/MLB

Mets Now Hoping To Trade Noah Syndergaard
The Mets have moved beyond listening to offers for Noah Syndergaard and are hoping to trade him before next week's deadline, according to a report.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Phillies, Indians Have Discussed Trevor Bauer Trade
The Indians are in the thick of the playoff race, but are still listening to offers for Trevor Bauer.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Mets Open To Dealing Noah Syndergaard, Edwin Diaz
The Mets are expected to be active sellers ahead of the July 31 trade deadline and will listen to offers for Noah Syndergaard and Edwin Diaz, according to sources.

Jeff Passan/ESPN

Marcus Stroman Resigned To Possibly Leaving 'My House'
If Marcus Stroman is traded before the July 31 trade deadline, Wednesday night could have been his final start for the Blue Jays.


Giants Could Keep Madison Bumgarner, Trade Will Smith
The Giants have surged into the playoff picture, which means they could hold onto Madison Bumgarner through the July 31 trade deadline.

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Rays Interested In Brewers' Jesus Aguilar
The 29-year-old first baseman has broken out of a slump in the second half of the season.

Juan Toribio/MLB

Yankees In Contact With Diamondbacks About Robbie Ray
Robbie Ray, 27, has a a 3.95 ERA and 31 percent strikeout rate in 22 starts this season.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Chances 'Pretty High' Zack Wheeler Is Traded
Zack Wheeler is scheduled to start on Friday for the Mets, but reports indicate that there is a "pretty high" chance he'll be traded.

Mike Mazzeo/Yahoo! Sports

Cubs Looking At Nick Castellanos, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Sogard
The Cubs are interested in a trade for Nicholas Castellanos to help them hit left-handed pitching.

Chris McCosky/Detroit News