Trades

Yankees’ flurry of trades at deadline leaves rotation depth thin

Just over a week ago, the Yankees were well stocked with starting pitching depth.  After a flurry of trades ahead of the deadline this past Tuesday, though, that depth is more tenuous as the Yankees head into the final two months of the season.  In addition to surprisingly trading away Jordan Montgomery for injured outfielder …

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Law: Under-the-radar trades worth noticing from Phillies, Reds, Mets and more

Some quick notes on a few more trades from Tuesday’s deadline. I haven’t covered every single trade that happened, focusing on ones that included prospects or that I otherwise found interesting. Twins get: Tyler Mahle Reds get: Spencer Steer, Stephen Hajjar and Christian Encarnacion-Strand Mahle has had a bit of bad luck this year, although …

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Twins overhaul: Trades bring closer Jorge Lopez, starter Tyler Mahle, reliever Michael Fulmer

Almost exactly a year ago, the Twins emerged from the trade deadline with a sense of somber resignation. It was clear — for months before that point, honestly — that the squad wouldn’t be a playoff team in 2021 and probably not in 2022 without a dramatic overhaul of the pitching staff. So the team …

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