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MLB trade rumors and news: Red Sox take Game 1 of the World Series

In arguably the best starting pitching matchup in World Series history, neither starter made it through the fifth inning.

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MLB: World Series-Los Angeles Dodgers at Boston Red Sox Photo by David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

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The Diamondbacks made a trade for Eduardo Escobar at the trade deadline this past season, and apparently they liked what they saw. Escobar decided to forgo a potentially lucrative free-agent market and signed a 3-year deal with the club.