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The MLB Daily Dish: MLB trade rumors and news for August 4, 2016

Kick your day off right with the latest news, rumors, and analysis covering what could, should, and will affect your club's roster.

MLB: San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD and rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us at @mlbdailydish on Twitter.

Good morning baseball fans!

The latest edition of the Rosterbatorical broke down all the aftermath of the MLB trade deadline.

Speaking of the deadline, could both the Giants and Rays have won the Matt Moore deal?

You can never have enough talent up the middle and the Rays may have added another piece of talent up the middle if Fox develops the way he can. He currently is in Single-A with a slash line of .207/.305/.277 in his first professional season. Santos has had a better season in Single-A than Fox, as he has a 2.22 FIP and opponents are hitting .263 in 58.2 innings. Santos is a raw talent with an advanced ability for a pitcher that is only 21 years old who if all breaks right may have a ceiling as a mid-back of the rotation starter.

In the short term, the Giants may win this deal, especially if they can add another World Series trophy to their already impressive collection since 2010. However, in the long run, the Tampa Bay Rays may make out quite well if Duffy performs to his 2015 ability and even if only one of Fox or Santos develops to their ceiling.

Here is a roundup of news from around the National League Central.

Not every deal sees a marquee name get moved, so what positives could be found in lower profile deals?

Edwin Diaz was a starting pitching prospect for the Mariners. Last night, he made his debut as Seattle’s closer.

Diaz has proven that he has the velocity. He’s proven that he has a good second pitch. He’s proven that he doesn’t need to lean on that good second pitch. He’s proven that he can stay in the strike zone, and he’s proven that even in the strike zone, he can miss a lot of bats. He’s proven he can miss bats out of the strike zone, too. There’s just one thing Diaz has left, and it’s nothing he can control on his own, for the most part. When I’ve scanned on Twitter, I’ve seen that a lot of Mariners fans are reminded of the promising early days of Rafael Soriano as a reliever. In 2003, over 53 innings, Soriano allowed a .462 OPS. In 2004, Soriano hurt his elbow, and it cost him most of two years. He was never quite so dominant again. But then, he still became a good closer. He didn’t dominate quite like Diaz has. And Diaz, for now, has his health.

At present, Diaz is a new closer on a baseball team that probably won’t make the playoffs. If that team does make the playoffs, though, I imagine there’ll be one reliever in particular they’ll have to thank.

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Today in Baseball History: In 1985, at 40, Tom Seaver becomes the 17th pitcher to win 300 games.

Question of the Day: Who won the Matt Moore deal?