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Tigers Open To Dealing Veterans At Deadline

Jun 13, 2019 8:08 AM

The Detroit Tigers are open to trading almost any veteran on their roster ahead of the July 31 trade deadline, according to sources.

The Tigers will listen to offers for Matthew Boyd, Shane Greene and Nicholas Castellanos.

Detroit's front office is seeking deals that would strengthen the team’s roster for 2021 and beyond.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Indians Wouldn't Rule Out Trading Trevor Bauer To Twins

Jun 13, 2019 8:02 AM

The Cleveland Indians could move Trevor Bauer before the trade deadline.

According to sources, the Indians wouldn't rule out trading Bauer within the American League Central if they become sellers.

The Minnesota Twins hold a 10.5-game lead over the Indians in the division.

Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey is a former member of Cleveland's front office and has a close relationship with Bauer.

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Rangers Preparing To Buy And Sell

Jun 12, 2019 9:19 AM

The Texas Rangers have been preparing to handle the July 31 trade deadline in a variety of ways.

Texas entered Tuesday's action in possession of the American League's second Wild Card spot.

Jon Daniels is prepared to "buy" and "sell," according to a report.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: Texas Rangers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Padres Could Trade Hunter Renfroe, Kirby Yates

Jun 12, 2019 9:16 AM

The San Diego Padres have taken a step forward in their rebuild, but they are already far back of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West.

Hunter Renfroe is "quite popular" in trade talks as he enjoys a breakout season and carries just a $582,100 salary with three more years of club control.

There is also speculation that A.J. Preller could move reliever Kirby Yates.

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Tags: San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Giants Maintain High Asking Price For Madison Bumgarner

Jun 11, 2019 8:25 AM

Madison Bumgarner will be a free agent after the season, leading to speculation that the San Francisco Giants could trade him.

Bumgarner has a 3.83 ERA with 84 strikeouts and 17 walks this season.

The Giants have already had some dialogue with interested clubs, but they maintain a high asking price for the left-hander.

Andrew Baggarly/The Athletic

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Yankees Showing Interest In Madison Bumgarner, Marcus Stroman

Jun 10, 2019 8:30 AM

The New York Yankees are gearing up for the July 31 trade deadline and have begun showing interest in starting pitchers.

They are hoping to have Luis Severino back for the second half of the season, but they recently missed out in Dallas Keuchel.

New York has spoken to the Toronto Blue Jays about Marcus Stroman, according to a source. They have also scouted Madison Bumgarner.

Bumgarner has the ability to block a trade to the Yankees.

Ken Davidoff/New York Post

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Mariners, Diamondbacks Were Close On Mike Leake Trade

Jun 7, 2019 7:54 AM

The Seattle Mariners nearly worked out a trade that would have sent Mike Leake to the Arizona Diamondbacks this week, according to a report.

The starter would have had to waive his no-trade clause to complete the deal.

Leake is earning $16 million this year and is owed $20 million next season, plus an additional $5 million to buy out his $18 million mutual option for 2021.

Ryan Divish/Seattle Times

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Phillies Will Be 'In On Everything' This Summer

Jun 6, 2019 7:45 AM

The Philadelphia Phillies will be "in on everything," according to a source.

The Phillies are 1.5 games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the National League East.

Andrew McCutchen is out for the season with a torn ACL. Odubel Herrera on is administrative leave. Meanwhile, David Robertson, Pat Neshek, Adam Morgan and Tommy Hunter are all on the injured list.

Jon Paul Morosi/MLB

Tags: Philadelphia Phillies, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Pirates Seeking Mid-Season Acquisitions

Jun 4, 2019 8:44 AM

The Pittsburgh Pirates are 28-30, but they remain in the hunt in the National League Central.

The Pirates have dealt with a number of injuries.

Pitching is the focus of possible mid-season additions.

Jason Mackey/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tags: Pittsburgh Pirates, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Mariners Figure To Be Sellers Leading Up To Trade Deadline

Jun 3, 2019 8:00 AM

The Seattle Mariners are expected to be sellers leading up to the July 31 trade deadline.

They have already sent Jay Bruce to the Philadelphia Phillies in a deal.

Seattle started 13-2, but they're now in last place and on pace for 94 losses.

Edwin Encarnacion, Ryon Healy, Dee Gordon, Tim Beckham and Mike Leake are just some of the players that could be dealt.

Dayn Perry/CBS Sports

Tags: Seattle Mariners, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Jay Bruce Says He's Been Traded To Phillies
Veteran outfielder Jay Bruce says he had been traded to the Phillies by the Mariners.

Source: Phillies, M's Discuss Trade For Jay Bruce
Veteran Jay Bruce is hitting .212 with 14 home runs and 28 RBIs this season.

Yankees Acquire Kendrys Morales From A's
The Yankees have acquired Kendrys Morales and cash considerations from the Athletics in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.


Madison Bumgarner Submits Eight-Team No-Trade List
Teams are preparing to pursue Bumgarner, who will be a free agent after the season, via trade.

Ken Rosenthal/MLB Network

Edwin Jackson To Play For Record 14th Club
The Blue Jays have acquired Edwin Jackson in a trade with the Athletics.

Associated Press

Rays Acquire Travis d'Arnaud From Dodgers
The Dodgers have traded Travis d'Arnaud to the Rays just five days after signing him.


Yankees Acquire Cameron Maybin In Trade With Indians
Cleveland received cash considerations in the deal.


David Price Warns Red Sox Could Sell Off If They Don't Start Winning
The Red Sox are 6-13 and only the Marlins have a worse run differential.

Alex Speier/Boston Globe

Buster Olney: Giants Could Trade Then Re-Sign Madison Bumgarner
Madison Bumgarner could be the truest definition of a rental this summer.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Brewers Trade Erik Kratz To Giants
Erik Kratz, 39, was a significant part of Milwaukee's NLDS victory over the Rockies last fall.


Indians, Padres Still Engaged On Trevor Bauer, Corey Kluber
There is no expectation that a deal will be completed by the start of the season.

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Blue Jays Listening To Offers, But Marcus Stroman Talks Quiet
Interest in Marcus Stroman could spike up when Dallas Keuchel signs as a free agent.

Ben Nicholson-Smith/Sportsnet

Mariners In No Rush To Trade Edwin Encarnacion
The Mariners have been expected to trade Edwin Encarnacion ever since they acquired him in a three-team deal back in December.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Corey Kluber Trade Talks Have Quieted Down
Corey Kluber is under team control through 2021.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Marlins Demanding Prospect From Phillies In J.T. Realmuto Trade
If the Phillies are going to acquire J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins, they are going to have to include Sixto Sanchez in the deal.

Joe Frisaro/MLB

Indians Acquire Nick Wittgren From Marlins
Cleveland sent right-hander Jordan Milbrath to Miami in the deal.

Associated Press

Corey Kluber Trade Becoming Less Likely As Time Passes
While it remains possible that Corey Kluber will be traded, a deal becomes less likely by the day, according to sources.

Jon Paul Morosi/MLB

Tigers Unlikely To Trade Nicholas Castellanos Until Midseason
Nicholas Castellanos would prefer to be traded sooner rather than later.

Anthony Fenech/Detroit Free Press

Nicholas Castellanos Hopes To Be Traded By Spring Training
Nicholas Castellanos will be a free agent after the season and has made it clear to the Tigers that if he's traded he wants it to happen before Spring Training.

Anthony Fenech/Detroit Free Press

Braves Will 'Definitely' Be Involved In Trades
The Braves will "definitely" be involved in trade talks as the offseason progresses.

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