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MLB Trade Rumors and News: September call-ups as far as the eye can see

We’ve got waiver wire deadline carnage, September call-up snugs, and historical tanking. Welcome to the hottest club in baseball right now.

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• The Royals opt for some bullpen depth and acquire lefty reliever Drew Butera from the Rockies in exchange for veteran catcher Jerry Vasto

Angels slugger Albert Pujols has underwent arthroscopic knee surgery, which will effectively end his 2018 season.

• The Dodgers have acquired a well tested veteran in Ryan Madson, as the Nationals make it even more clear that they’ve thrown in the towel.

• After he led the Cardinals to a 26-12 record as interim manager, 50-year-old Mike Shildt was given a contract that runs through 2020 and officially named the team’s manager on Tuesday.