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MLB trade rumors and news for June 15th, 2017

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!

The draft is unfortunately over. Is it too early to start planning for next year? Over 1200 players have officially been selected. And hey, you never know, there could be a Mike Piazza, Jarrod Dyson or Kevin Siegrist hiding somewhere at number 1199.

Find our full recap of the first day of the draft here.


What’s going on in baseball today?

  • Yasiel Puig has been suspended 1 game for obscene gesture. Or, if you’ve never seen that “obscene gesture” before, maybe just sit in the stands of a baseball game?

HEY, YOU! Want to play general manager, flex your baseball prowess, and win cool swag all at once? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’re running a little contest here at MLB Daily Dish. If you can correctly predict the first big name player that’s traded this season and who they’re traded to, you’ll walk away with a cool prize and some sick bragging rights. Comment on this article right here to officially enter and don’t forget to keep checking back here to see all the juicy trade rumors that could swipe you the prize. Good luck!

Important Links:

2017 MLB Draft Q&A Series

2017 MLB Pre-July Trade Tracker

MLB Free Agent List

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Today in baseball: On June 15th, 1999, Brewers' pitcher Jim Abbott, born without a right hand, gets his first hit in his 11-year career.

Question of the Day: Are you happy with your team’s draft pick?