Rumors are swirling, and deals are getting done. The MLB trade deadline is set for 4 p.m. ET, but buyers and sellers have been busy all day — not to mention the reporters breaking the news. In the craziness that was the week leading up to Friday's deadline, stars changed hands and prospects were scoured. Show More Summary
BALTIMORE — Friday afternoon, a few minutes to 4 p.m., the Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles were separated by 1 1/2 games in the standings, 90 feet of hallway and an emotional chasm, the difference between calm and foreboding.Read full article >>
Mere hours and minutes remain until Friday's 4 p.m. ET deadline marks MLB's trade deadline and puts a halt on feverish conversations between front offices, but plenty of moves are still left to be made surrounding some marquee names. It's...Show More Summary
FLUSHING, N.Y. — Nationals Manager Matt Williams said center fielder Denard Span is strengthening his core these days, a nebulous descriptor of the activities that have occupied him since he landed on the disabled list with back spasms just before the all-star break. Show More Summary
Today's the day, folks. MLB teams have but a few hours left to pull off a big trade before the 4 p.m. ET non-waiver deadline this Friday, lest they be left thinking for the rest of the season (and possibly long after) about what might've...Show More Summary
As the effects of Tuesday’s acquisition of Jonathan Papelbon still hover over the Nationals, Drew Storen and his agent, Brodie Van Wagenen, met with General Manager Mike Rizzo on Thursday night in New York.Read full article >>
The St. Louis Cardinals are using the MLB trade deadline to shore up the back half of their bullpen, acquiring reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday. The Brewers announced they will acquire minor league outfielder Malik Collymore as part of the trade. Show More Summary
The trade deadline has come and gone. The Nationals got Jonathan Papelbon. The Mets added Tyler Clippard and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The Nationals enter this weekend with a three-game lead, seemingly standing pat (…or Pap, if you will). Show More Summary
The Nationals come to Citi Field three games up on the New York Mets as July ends, set for a three-game weekend series that matches the Mets’ top three starters with Gio Gonzalez, Joe Ross and Jordan Zimmerman. Gonzalez faces Matt Harvey Friday night, a few hours after the trade deadline.Read full article >>
The 4 p.m. trade deadline — whew — just came and went. With so much moving so close to the end, it’s hard to take a full assessment. But there’s a schedule of games to be played tonight. The pennant races will resume. So let’s evaluate who won, who lost — and who was most curious at the deadline.Read full article >>
Fresh off a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his first save with his new team Thursday, Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon joined Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier on 106.7 The Fan on Friday to discuss his move down I-95. The former Phillie said coming to D.C. Show More Summary
After discussing the two home runs he hit last night with MASN’s Dan Kolko (and using the word “heater” repeatedly), Bryce Harper was asked about Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman and Jayson Werth returning to the Nats’ lineup. Maybe it’s...Show More Summary
The bodies started coming and going Friday, new players arriving, familiar ones being sent down, or in the case of Justin Turner, placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Clayton Kershaw won't pitch against the Angels on Friday in the opening game of the Freeway Series at Dodger Stadium.
The Dodgers did not make a significant move as baseball's July trade deadline passed Friday at 1 p.m.
David Price's arrival in Toronto has been delayed by a flat tire, a story that played out on Twitter with Blue Jays fans offering to rescue the stranded pitcher.
Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):
With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs — in 2015 and beyond.
The San Francisco Giants made a deal for one of the hottest pitchers in baseball on Thursday by acquiring right-handed starter Mike Leake in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.
Catcher Jason Castro slugged a walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Houston Astros completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with a 3-0 win Thursday night at Minute Maid Park.