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Good morning baseball fans! Fasten your seat belts everyone, because we’re about to go full throttle until the deadline.
What’s going on in baseball today? Rumors, rumors and more rumors.
- Here’s the latest from around the American League East.
- The Athletics have DFA’d John Axford.
- The Twins could now also shop Brandon Kintzler and Brian Dozier.
- The Diamondbacks have acquired John Ryan Murphy from the Twins.
- In a move I’m sure we all saw coming, the Marlins are now open to trading Dan Straily.
- The Nationals are not pursuing Sonny Gray or Yu Darvish as they quietly “NOPE” out of a potential bidding war.
- The Rangers have began shopping Jeffress and Kela.
- Here's Yu Darvish's 10-team no-trade list, in case you were hoping your team would come out of nowhere and acquire him.
- The Cubs are interested in Mets’ pitcher Seth Lugo.
- The Dodgers are ‘increasingly confident’ on acquiring Gray, Darvish or Verlander, ya know, just kinda tossing a dart and seeing which pitcher it’ll hit.
- Rays have acquired Lucas Duda from the Mets.
- The chances of the Orioles concocting a Zach Britton trade are ‘growing slimmer’.
- The Braves have optioned Dansby Swanson to Triple-A in the hopes of him breaking out of his sophomore slump.
- The Astros, Brewers, Red Sox are all in the lead for Justin Wilson.
- The Rays have acquired pitcher Dan Jennings from the White Sox.
- The Royals and Jays are ‘making progress’ on a Francisco Liriano trade.
- The Rays are open to trading Miller and Beckham.
- The Nationals have promoted Erick Fedde and placed Steven Strasburg on the 10-day DL.
- Milwaukee is interested in veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson from the Mets.
- Looking for the latest on Sonny Gray? Check out our stream of stories on him.
- The Red Sox and Diamondbacks are both in on Kintzler.
- It’s officially: The Rangers are likely to trade Yu Darvish.
- Giants righty Jeff Samardzija has a 21-team no-trade clause and is unlikely to waive it to move this summer.
- The Yankees are reportedly ‘leading the pack’ for Gray.
- The Rockies have interest in Jonathan Lucroy and are targeting him after acquiring Neshek.
- All this back and forth news on Darvish giving you whiplash? Don’t worry, we’ve created this easy breezy story stream so that you can keep up right along with us.
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