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MLB trade rumors and news for August 5th, 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! Yes, the non-waiver trade deadline is behind us, but there are still deals to be made. Stay tuned to MLBDD for the latest.

  • You can find a recap of each team’s move leading up to the trade deadline here.
  • Here’s the latest from around the American League West.
  • Again, August trades are a thing. Here are 15 players who could be on the move this month.
  • The Reds sent international pool cash to the Braves for outfielder Randy Ventura.
  • The Angels designated Ramon Flores for assignment, the team announced.
  • Jay Bruce has cleared waivers and now can be dealt, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.
  • Dylan Foro was sent from the Cubs to the Dodgers in a waiver deal.
  • Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander cleared waivers, which means he could be mentioned in more rumors in the coming months, according to Anthony Fenech of The Detroit Free Press.
  • Max Scherzer’s neck spasm issue seems to be under control, according to MASNsports’ Mark Zuckerman.
  • There is still a chance Wei-Yin Chen can pitch in 2017, according to Tim Healey of The Sun Sentinel.
  • Brewers catcher Jett Bandy has a fractured rib, according to Tom Haudricourt of The Milwaukee Journal.

Important Links:

2017 MLB Trade Deadline Tracker

2017 MLB Trade Deadline Team-By-Team Tracker

Players are on trade waivers

MLB Free Agent List

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