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MLB trade rumors and news for August 6th, 2017

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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 Central.
  • The Indians signed left-hander Craig Breslow to a minor league contract.
  • The Pirates acquired Sean Rodriguez, and with that, August trade season is underway.
  • Jay Bruce and Curtis Granderson both cleared waivers, which means the Mets can explore trades should they be inclined to do so.
  • Pittsburgh claimed George Kontos off waivers from the Giants.
  • It seems Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman is set to pitch out of the bullpen, according to’s Roch Kubatko.
  • There is a chance the Yankees will place Matt Holliday on the disabled list, according to’s Bryan Hoch.
  • Right-hander Mike Bolsinger was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays, the team announced.
  • Colorado placed Kyle Freeland on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, according to a team announcement.
  • San Francisco placed Brandon Belt on the concussion disabled list, the team announced.
  • Right biceps tendinitis has Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez on the disabled list.
  • The Yankees, Phillies, Athletics and Marlins are among the teams on Jay Bruce’s no-trade list, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.

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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