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MLB trade rumors and news for July 8th, 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!

What’s going on in baseball today?

Still haven’t caught up on draft coverage like you’ve been telling yourself? We’ve got you covered. Check out the draft tracker to see where the hyped up players went and our Q&As with a good chunk of the first round to get inside their heads.

The MLB 2017 All-Star rosters have been released. Did your favorite player make the cut?

  • Here’s what’s going on around the American League East.
  • The Rays landed the top international prospect.
  • Terry Francona underwent a heart procedure and will not manage the American Legaue All-Star team in Miami.
  • Milwaukee appears ready to buy at the trade deadline and is interested in Jose Quintana.
  • Tampa Bay is in an interesting place as the trade deadline approaches.
  • The Twins signed Bartolo Colon, which is generally good for baseball.
  • San Diego outrighted infielder Chase d’Arnaud, the team announced.
  • The Dodgers were able to reach a deal with their first round draft pick, according to MLB.com’s Jim Callis.
  • Braves pitcher Julio Teheran is drawing a notable amount of interest, according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman.
  • Sonny Gray is also on the Brewers’ radar, according to MLB.com’s Jon Morosi.
  • The Nationals are interested in Reds closer Raisel Iglesias, according to Morosi.

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Important Links:

2017 MLB Draft Q&A Series

2017 MLB Pre-July Trade Tracker

MLB Free Agent List

Draft Signings Tracker

2017 MLB Trade Deadline: Team Previews

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