2018 MLB Trade Deadline

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Ryan Hannable
July 30, 2018 - 11:53 pm
The Red Sox have swung a trade, but not for a reliever. Late Monday night, the team acquired second baseman Ian Kinsler in a trade with the Angels. Minor league pitchers Williams Jerez and Ty Buttery are going to the Angels in return. The Red Sox also received cash. The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal was...
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Lance Lynn
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John Tomase
July 30, 2018 - 7:32 pm
The Yankees keep adding pieces. According to Jon Heyman of Fancred, the Yankees on Monday night acquired right-hander Lance Lynn from the Twins for outfielder/first baseman Tyler Austin and minor league right-hander Luis Rijo. Lynn is a former 18-game winner and All-Star in St. Louis who has...
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Rob Bradford
July 30, 2018 - 6:04 pm
The Astros continue to aggressively address their bullpen issues. This time Houston is doing it in a somewhat controversial fashion. According to The Athletic, the American League West leaders have dealt for former Toronto closer Roberto Osuna, trading away another troubled late-inning reliever,...
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John Tomase
July 30, 2018 - 5:52 pm
Highlights from Alex Cora's pregame media session on Monday, 24 hours before Tuesday's trade deadline . . . Asked if the trade deadline was a topic of conversation downstairs in his clubhouse, Cora smiled. "Downstairs, upstairs, everywhere," he said. "It's part of this. We know what's going on...
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Bud Norris
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John Tomase
July 30, 2018 - 12:50 pm
The Red Sox are reportedly interested in Cardinals closer Bud Norris. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , the Red Sox and Rockies have inquired on Norris, a 33-year-old veteran who has already saved a career-high 20 games this year. Norris is pitching on a one-year deal, $3 million deal. He'...
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Connor Donahue
July 30, 2018 - 10:04 am
As Tuesday’s 4 P.M. trade deadline nears, the Red Sox have yet to add a piece to the bullpen for the final push for a title. Relievers are coming off the market quickly, so if there's a move to be made, Dave Dombrowski needs to act fast. Jim Bowden reported that the Red Sox are one of four teams...
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July 30, 2018 - 8:50 am
The Red Sox can go two ways in their quest for another relief pitcher at the non-waiver trade deadline. They can extend a palatable offer in securing a rental, with plenty of options still out there (Brad Ziegler, Sergio Romo, Fernando Rodney, Bud Norris, Jake Diekman). Or the Sox can allocate some...
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Rob Bradford
July 30, 2018 - 7:14 am
The topic broached with Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes on WEEI was regarding the Red Sox bullpen and if it needed an addition at the non-waiver trade deadline. (At the 5:07 mark of this audio.) Question: Do you have as good a bullpen as the Yankees? Matt Barnes: Yes. Question: Do you have the best...
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Rob Bradford
July 29, 2018 - 5:44 pm
Brad Brach was one of a few relievers available heading into Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline. That, of course, meant he was most likely on the Red Sox' radar. Brach was dealt by the Orioles to the Braves Sunday in exchange for $250,000 international bonus pool money. The righty was serving as...
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Rob Bradford
July 29, 2018 - 6:59 am
The last time the Rangers swung through town Adrian Beltre left quite an impression, at least on one member of the Red Sox. For a good 30 minutes, Beltre took the time to sit down with Rafael Devers, who had idolized the veteran third baseman growing up. The pair talked about a lot of things, but...
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