James Paxton has been dealt to the New York Yankees for several talented prospects.
The Nationals bought a rental player for three highly regarded prospects.
Jerry Dipoto has improved the depth for the bullpen and the outfield. But it cost them a young starting pitcher.
Yankees’ GM Brian Cashman was a wizard at the trade deadline, which puts them in position to make a run at their division.
Doolittle and Madson are now Nationals, Quintana is now a Cub; and the non-waiver trade deadline is still 14 days away. The next few days is going to determine which teams are buyers and which are sellers in the playoff race.
The LA Dodgers traded Matt Kemp to San Diego in a blockbuster move that highlighted the final day of the Winter Meetings. Starting pitcher Jon Lester also signed a longterm deal with Chicago. While Boston and Detroit worked out a trade too.
The Atlanta Braves are looking to trade outfielder Justin Upton. Atlanta is reportedly looking for young starting pitchers in the talks. Here are three teams that Upton could be traded to.
The Mariners took the plunge and traded 28-year-old outfielder Michael Saunders for a 32-year-old left handed pitcher. Saunders was one of Seattle’s better bats, even though he only played in 78 games.
The St. Louis Cardinals stunned the baseball world when they acquired OF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden from the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Atlanta received an inconsistent starting pitcher, and a low A-ball relief pitcher in return for the superstar outfielder.