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MLB trade rumors and news for May 16th, 2017

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Jump start your day off right with all the trade rumors and news floating around the MLB.

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Good morning baseball fans!

Voting for the All-Star game has officially started, so fill out your ballots out early and hope your favorite player is still healthy by the All-Star break.

Here’s a look at what’s going on around the American League West.

  • The Phillies are listening to offers on Jeremy Hellickson, who is about to get super duper valuable.

  • Real talk: The Yankees retirement ceremony for Derek Jeter’s number was pretty great. It also had some of our writers in pretty...emotional states:

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Important Links:

MLB Injury Tracker

Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

Spring Training Release Tracker

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Today in baseball: On May 16th, 2011, Drayton McLane sells the Astros for approximately $685 million to a group led by Jim Crane.

Question of the Day: Who has made the worst drafting choices in recent years?