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MLB trade rumors and news: Aaron Judge out for three weeks with chipped bone

With teams scrambling for pitching depth, welcome to a literal arms race. Check out what other trades and rumors have gone down.

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Here’s what else is going on around the baseball world:

• A day after the rival Yankees made a deal for reliever Zach Britton, the Red Sox decided to acquire starter Nathan Eovaldi from the Rays to add to their rotation for the stretch run.

• Speaking of the Britton trade, our own Matt Powers graded the deal between the Yankees and Orioles. The winner is a real surprise here.

• The Cardinals have had one of baseball’s most perplexing seasons, and it’s hard to predict whether they will be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline.

• The Twins have slim odds of making the playoffs this year, so the answer to whether they will be buyers or sellers should be clear in the next few days

• The Yankees already have a majors-best 2.75 bullpen ERA. Their relief corps got even better on Tuesday night as they acquired two-time All-Star Zach Britton, one of the majors’ most dominant relievers over the last several years, from the Orioles for a package of prospects headlined by Double-A starting pitcher Dillon Tate.

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