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Good morning baseball fans! Are you exhausted from Monday’s whirlwind? We’ll help catch you up on anything you may have missed.
Here’s what went down in baseball at the deadline and the hours after:
So...how do August trades work, again? Glad you asked.
- Check out what’s going on in the American League East.
- Compared to last year’s deadline, Cleveland was pretty tame this year.
- The Cardinals floated Stephen Piscotty and pitchers in Sonny Gray talks, but sadly no dice.
- What did the Red Sox accomplish for themselves at the deadline?
- Ranking the 10 biggest deadline deals because we also still can’t believe it’s over.
- Did the Yankees come out the winners of this year’s deadline? Should we really feign surprise anymore?
- The Twins had a fairly unique and interesting deadline this year, but will it be enough?
- The Rays made quiet but impactful moves at the deadline.
- The Orioles didn’t deal Britton at the deadline, but were they able to make any improvements to the team?
- Need a recap on what all 30 teams did at the deadline? We’ve put that all in one place for you.
- The Braves have placed Jim Johnson and R.A. Dickey on revocable trade waivers.
- The Tigers have placed Justin Verlander on revocable trade waivers. Oooooof.
- Ranking the 10 biggest names who stayed put in July.
- Al Avila traded his first born son for a rebuild, in case you were wondering how committed to his baseball team he is.
- Will Toronto’s weird ending to the trade season pay off?
- Austin Jackson flipped into the bullpen at Fenway while making this amazing catch, baseball is magical.
- The Royals surprised everyone by being buyers this deadline.
- The White Sox added twelve new faces to their already-loaded farm system across five trades in July.
- The Cubs and Diamondbacks relievers got a little weird during a rain delay.
- Former Little League World Series star Mo’ne Davis is back on the mound and we couldn’t be more excited.
- A member of the Cubs ground crew went on a magic tarp-it ride. I’ll see myself out.
- Say hello to the first player born in 1997 to make it to the big stage: the Braves have called up Ozzie Albies.
We need a nap.
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Today in baseball: On this day in 1955, Ernie Banks hits three home runs in a game for the first of four times in his career.