It's that time of the baseball season again, when general managers throughout the league frantically try to make moves that either improve their teams' postseason chances or make their future look brighter. That's right.
The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is here.
Sometimes GMs sit on their hands and wait until the last minute to make a deal. Sometimes GMs won't pull the trigger on a trade at all. No matter what, there are always rumors swirling around the Internet. With five of the six divisions separated by three games or less, the race to the 4 p.m. ET deadline on Thursday could get intense. Scroll down to keep up with the latest rumors, reports and news about any trades.
07/31/2014 4:18 PM EDT
Last Minute Trades!
Even though the trade deadline has passed, a couple more deals were made apparently at the buzzer.
Confirming that #Dbacks have traded Martin Prado to the Yankees.— Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) July 31, 2014
07/31/2014 3:56 PM EDT
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted some details about the David Price trade.
price goes to tigers in 3-way with seattle and tb— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2014
austin jackson and drew smyly in price deal— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2014
nick franklin to rays in deal— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2014
07/31/2014 3:50 PM EDT
Price On The Move
Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that Tampa Bay is sending David Price to Detroit.
Source: #Tigers get Price.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2014
07/31/2014 3:45 PM EDT
Yankees Get A SS
Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com reported that the New York Yankees have acquired shortstop Stephen Drew from the Red Sox.
07/31/2014 3:40 PM EDT
Just 20 minutes left until the deadline!
07/31/2014 3:39 PM EDT
Three-Team Deal In The Works?
Hearing #Rays trade involving Price is a three-team deal— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 31, 2014
07/31/2014 3:08 PM EDT
Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports that the Nationals have acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the Indians.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com first reported that the Orioles are acquiring lefty reliever Andrew Miller from the Red Sox. A couple of Orioles beat writers confirmed the deal and reported that Baltimore is trading pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez to the Red Sox.
Confirmed AA Bowie LHP Eduardo Rodriguez going to Red Sox for Andrew Miller— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) July 31, 2014
Can confirm the Orioles are getting Andrew Miller for Os prospect Eduardo Rodriguez. Os were down on Rodriguez this year, coming off injury— Brittany Ghiroli (@Britt_Ghiroli) July 31, 2014
07/31/2014 2:16 PM EDT
Mariners Make Trade
#Mariners have acquired Chris Denorfia from Padres.— Greg Johns (@GregJohnsMLB) July 31, 2014
07/31/2014 2:14 PM EDT
Dodgers Out On Price?
Dodgers person: Nothing close on Price.— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) July 31, 2014
Despite rumors of more David Price talks as deadline approaches, the Dodgers still plan to keep Pederson, Seager and Urias.— Ken Gurnick (@kengurnick) July 31, 2014