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Trade Deadline 2012

Trade Deadline News

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • 16 hours ago

    Potential Rays, Padres deal reportedly waiting on Nationals

    The potential trade between the Rays and Padres involving Wil Myers seems to be down to two potential scenarios, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. There is apparently one scenario that involves the Nationals joining the mix and one scenario that would be a straight-up deal between the Rays and Padres. Either way, Tampa Bay […] More»
  • 18 hours ago

    Romo set to return to Giants

    Another relief pitcher is apparently off the market, with right-hander Sergio Romo reportedly agreeing to a two-year, $15 million deal to return to the Giants, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Despite losing his closer’s job early last season, Romo has decided to stay with the defending champs. He was removed from the closer’s role […] More»
  • 19 hours ago

    Rays reportedly working on multiple deals

    The main rumor surrounding the Rays right now is obviously the potential trade that would send Wil Myers to the Padres — but that’s not all Tampa Bay has in the works. Multiple reports on Wednesday have suggested that the Rays could flip at least one player they receive from San Diego to another team in a separate deal. […] More»
  • 20 hours ago

    Ruggiano to Mariners – UPDATE

    The Cubs dealt outfielder Justin Ruggiano to the Mariners Wednesday for Minor League pitcher Matt Brazis, opening a spot on the 40-man roster. Ruggiano, 32, batted .281 with six home runs and 28 RBIs in 81 games for the Cubs last season, but missed time because of a left hamstring injury suffered in late April. […] More»
  • 21 hours ago

    Mariners acquire Ruggiano from Cubs

    The Mariners reached a deal on Wednesday to acquire outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Cubs in exchange for Minor League reliever Matt Brazis. Ruggiano hit a respectable .281/.337/.429 for the Cubs last season, though he was limited to just 81 games by various injuries. He missed time early in the season due to a left hamstring issue before later […] More»
  • 21 hours ago

    Red Sox acquire Varvaro from Braves

    The Braves traded right-handed reliever Anthony Varvaro to the Red Sox on Wednesday in exchange for Minor League right-hander Aaron Kurcz and cash considerations. Varvaro, who compiled a 2.74 ERA in 123 appearances over the last two seasons, was somewhat surprisingly designated for assignment earlier this week to clear a spot for recently acquired infielder Alberto […] More»
  • 21 hours ago

    Justin Ruggiano rumors

    According to Yahoo Sports’ Tim Brown, the Cubs and Mariners have had conversations about Justin Ruggiano. The outfielder batted .281 in 81 games with the Cubs. His season ended Aug. 22 when he injured his left ankle. Ruggiano also missed time in late April and early May because of a left hamstring injury. The right-handed […] More»
  • 22 hours ago

    Potential Myers deal getting close?

    A potential blockbuster deal between the Padres and Rays involving 24-year-old outfielder Wil Myers could be “nearing the finish line,” according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Rumors broke late Tuesday night that the two sides were discussing a possible trade that would send Myers to San Diego, though the potential return package remains unclear. Though little […] More»
  • 22 hours ago

    Mariners possibly inquiring about Desmond

    The Mariners reportedly “remain a possibility” as a potential landing spot for Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond, according to Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com. Seattle is known to be looking to add more offense this offseason and ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported late Tuesday night that he was “hearing rumblings” that the M’s were “closing in on” a trade for another hitter. Crasnick […] More»
  • December 17 2:25 PM ET

    Marlins hearing about 1B Jones

    With the Marlins set to announce the signing of slugger Michael Morse, MLB.com‘s Joe Frisaro is reporting that the team is now getting calls on first baseman Garrett Jones. Morse has been primarily an outfielder for his career, but spent significant time at first base last season in San Francisco and figures to be at least […] More»
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Notable Deals
    • Ryan Dempster
    • Christian Villaneuva
    • Kyle Hendricks

    July 31 -- Dempster, one of the trade season's biggest chips, went all the way to the wire before reaching a resolution. The Cubs sent Dempster to Texas -- agreeing moments before the deadline -- for a package that consisted of Minor League prospects. Dempster had been rumored for several days to be headed for the Dodgers and was reported to be unwilling to waive his 10-and-5 no-trade veto rights to go anywhere else. But the Cubs and Dodgers were unable to work out a deal and Dempster agreed to join Texas.
    More coverage: TEX | CHC

    • Hunter Pence
    • Nate Schierholtz
    • Tommy Joseph
    • Seth Rosin

    July 31 -- The Phillies continued the demolition of their Opening Day outfield by trading Pence to the Giants. Philadelphia dealt both Shane Victorino and Pence in the hours leading up to the deadline. The Giants, meanwhile, fortified their playoff hopes by acquiring a player who can hit in the middle of their lineup.
    More coverage: SF | PHI

    • Shane Victorino
    • Josh Lindblom
    • Ethan Martin
    • PTBNL

    July 31 --The Dodgers improved their depth in the outfield before the Deadline by acquiring Victorino from Philadelphia in exchange for right-handed reliever Josh Lindblom, pitching prospect Ethan Martin and a player to be named later. Victorino, originally drafted by the Dodgers in 1999, will help round out the Los Angeles outfield alongside Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier. Martin, a first-round draftee in 2008, is 8-6 with a 3.58 ERA for Double-A Chattanooga.
    More coverage: LAD | PHI

    • Jonathan Broxton
    • Donnie Joseph
    • J.C. Sulbaran

    July 31 -- The Reds augmented one of the league's best bullpens by picking up prized reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Royals in exchange for prospects Donnie Joseph and J.C. Sulbaran. Broxton posted a 2.27 ERA with Kansas City and will give Cincinnati another experienced arm in the late innings. Joseph, a reliever, and Sulbaran -- a starter -- are both well-regarded arms.
    More coverage: CIN | KC

    • Gaby Sanchez
    • Gorkys Hernandez
    • Kyle Kaminska
    • 2013 competitive balance Draft pick

    July 31 -- The Marlins dealt Gaby Sanchez -- an All-Star last season -- to Pittsburgh on Tuesday in exchange for prospect Gorkys Hernandez and the Pirates' competitive balance pick next season. Sanchez, batting just .202 for the season, is expected to provide a capable bench bat for Pittsburgh. The Pirates also received Minor League pitcher Kyle Kaminska in the deal.
    More coverage: PIT | MIA

    • Geovany Soto
    • Jacob Brigham

    July 31 -- The Rangers added to their catching depth, getting Soto from the Cubs in exchange for Jacob Brigham, who went 5-5 with a 4.28 ERA in 21 starts at Double-A Frisco. Spending his entire career with the Cubs, who selected him in the 11th round of the 2001 Draft, Soto has begun to hit his stride at the plate. He's batting .264 (14-for-53) with one home run, five RBIs and eight runs scored in the month of July.
    More coverage: TEX | CHC

    • Travis Snider
    • Brad Lincoln

    July 30 -- In a swap of first-round picks from the 2006 First-Year Player Draft, Snider heads to Pittsburgh, where the Bucs hope he can live up to the massive promise he showed coming through the Minors. In return, Toronto gets Lincoln, who has been working as a reliever -- with tremendous success -- but he can also pitch out of the rotation if needed.
    More coverage: TOR | PIT

    • Eric Thames
    • Steve Delabar

    July 30 -- Thames' star has lost some luster this year, after he struggled for two months in the Major Leagues, then was sent to Triple-A Las Vegas. He's done nothing but hit in the Pacific Coast League, batting .335 with six homers. Delabar gives the Jays a solid right-handed arm out of their bullpen, which will help them reshape their relief corps after some devastating injuries.
    More coverage: SEA | TOR

    • Brandon League
    • Leon Landry
    • Logan Bawcom

    July 30 -- The Dodgers in League get a power arm to help them shorten games. One year removed from an All-Star season in which he saved 37 games, League could pitch in the seventh, eighth or ninth for Los Angeles. Landry is an outfielder who has a .328 average at Class A, and Bawcom was closing games at Double-A.
    More coverage: LAD | SEA

    • Paul Maholm
    • Reed Johnson
    • Arodys Vizcaino
    • Jaye Chapman

    July 30 -- While the Braves were unsuccessful in acquiring Ryan Dempster from the Cubs, they were able to land Maholm, a left-handed starter, and Johnson a veteran outfielder. The Cubs in return received Minor League right-handers Vizcaino and Chapman. The Braves hope Maholm plugs the leaky back of their rotation, while Johnson can play all three outfield positions and hits right-handed.
    More coverage: ATL | CHC

    • Francisco Liriano
    • Eduardo Escobar
    • Pedro Hernandez

    July 28 -- Which Francisco Liriano did the White Sox acquire? If it's the one that returned May 30 from a stint in the bullpen, Chicago will have a significant upgrade to its starting rotation. Since that point, Liriano owns a 3.68 ERA, 79 strikeouts and 29 walks in 66 innings. The 28-year-old lefty was 0-5 with a 9.45 ERA in six starts before the Twins demoted him to a relief role.

    • Zack Greinke
    • Jean Segura
    • John Hellweg
    • Ariel Pena

    July 27 -- The Angels took a major gamble in order to dramatically upgrade their starting rotation, dealing three well-regarded young players for Greinke, who is due to reach free agency at season's end. The former AL Cy Young winner enhances the Angels' chances of overcoming the Rangers in the West but came at a steep price. Segura, the team's top prospect, joins two Double-A pitchers headed to Milwaukee.
    More coverage: LAA | MIL

    • Hanley Ramirez
    • Randy Choate
    • Nathan Eovaldi
    • Scott McGough

    July 25 -- The Dodgers added a potent bat to their lineup by acquiring a three-time All-Star in Ramirez, who is signed through 2014. They also added Choate, one of the game's more reliable southpaw relievers in recent years. Miami continued its roster shakeup in light of an inability to meet club expectations after an offseason in which the Marlins added several noteworthy free agents and opened a new ballpark. Los Angeles sent Miami a pair of promising 22-year-old right-handers in return.
    More coverage: LAD | MIA

    • Wandy Rodriguez
    • Rudy Owens
    • Colton Cain
    • Robbie Grossman

    July 24 -- The Pirates had to surrender a trio of prospects but will upgrade their rotation with the acquisition of Rodriguez, who has posted a 3.79 ERA in 21 starts this season and a 3.45 mark since 2008. With the lefty signed through 2013, plus a player option for 2014, he could become a part of more than one playoff team in Pittsburgh.
    More coverage: PIT | HOU

    • Ichiro Suzuki
    • D.J. Mitchell
    • Danny Farquhar

    July 23 -- The Yankees acquired the iconic outfielder to fill a hole created by Brett Gardner's injury in left field and in the bottom part of their lineup. Ichiro will likely get a chance to play in the postseason for the first time since he was a rookie in 2001. In return, the Mariners get a pair of hurlers who will help them in seasons to come.
    More coverage: NYY | SEA

    • Anibal Sanchez
    • Omar Infante
    • Jacob Turner
    • Rob Brantly
    • Brian Flynn

    July 23 -- The Tigers fill needs at second base and at the back end of their rotation, but not without surrendering Turner, their best prospect. Infante, who played with Detroit from 2002-07, is signed through 2013, while Sanchez is an upcoming free agent. Brantly is a catcher who appeared in this year's Futures Game, and Flynn is a left-hander who was in Double-A.
    More coverage: DET | MIA

    • J.A. Happ
    • B. Lyon
    • M. Carpenter
    • Francisco Cordero
    • Ben Francisco
    • Joe Musgrove
    • Asher Wojciechowski
    • David Rollins
    • Carlos Perez

    July 20 -- The Astros loaded up their farm system and the Blue Jays shored up their injury-riddled pitching staff by completing a 10-player trade. Toronto received Brandon Lyon, J.A. Happ and David Carpenter, while Houston picked up Francisco Cordero, Ben Francisco, four Minor Leaguers - including two of the Blue Jays' top 11 prospects -- and a player to be named later.
    More coverage: TOR | HOU

    • Carlos Lee
    • Matt Dominguez
    • Rob Rasmussen

    July 4 -- After nearly being sent to the Dodgers, Lee takes his potent bat to Miami, which has been searching for additional run support. The deal could be the first of many involving veterans for the Astros, who will turn to Brett Wallace at first. Matt Dominguez, who was blocked by Hanley Ramirez in Miami, adds depth to the Houston infield.
    More coverage: MIA | HOU

    • Jim Thome
    • Gabriel Lino
    • Kyle Simon

    June 30 -- Adding depth to a roster decimated by injuries to several lefty bats, Thome's addition not only gives the upstart O's a powerful bat, but also veteran leadership. Thome's inability to play the field made him expendable to the Phils, who netted a pair of prospects in the deal.
    More coverage: BAL | PHI

    • Kevin Youkilis
    • Brent Lillibridge
    • Zach Stewart

    June 24 -- The veteran Youkilis gets a fresh start after tense season in Boston and gives the White Sox a significant upgrade at third base. For the Red Sox, the move opens up a permanent spot for Will Middlebrooks at third in addition to adding the versatile Lillibridge and pitching depth in Stewart.
    More coverage: CWS | BOS

Schedule
  • July 31, 4 p.m. ET
    Non-waiver Trade Deadline
    August 31, 11:59 p.m. ET
    Waiver trade deadline