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MLB trade rumors and news for April 17th, 2018

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The Rays lost Kevin Kiermaier for 12 weeks due to a thumb injury.

Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison broke his hand, and will miss roughly 6 weeks.

Bryce Harper hit a 406 foot home run on a hit that sawed his bat in half.

Aaron Judge became the fastest player in Major League history to hit 60 career home runs.

Marcus Stroman enjoyed a lovely Sunday night dinner with Canadian rapper Drake.

Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres left a game last night due to stiffness rather than a promotion to the big leagues.

Mother nature is still making its presence known in baseball, as a chunk of ice that punctured the Rogers Centre roof postponed a game in Toronto.

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