MLB Trade Deadline 2017: Rumors & Must-See Updates

The MLB trade deadline is today, and teams all over baseball are trying to make moves. Some teams will be selling off assets to plan for the future while others will be looking for the missing piece that could lead them to the playoffs. A few moves have been made in advance of the deadline, but today promises even more activity. Be sure to check in all day for the latest updates and rumors before the deadline ends at 4 PM ET.

Latest Moves and News

4:14- Huge news if it comes through. Yu Darvish on the way to the Dodgers. The rich get richer.

4:00- The deadline comes to a close with Gray being the biggest move of the day. This will update further as more deals come through.
3:00- The Yankees and the A’s have reached an agreement to trade Sonny Gray to New York. More details on the trade forthcoming. It will be interesting to see which prospects will move.

2:30- With just under 90-minutes left before the trade deadline, a few small deals are getting done, but nothing that will drastically change the landscape of the league. Still time for a big move…
12:30- Deals have been quiet so far, with mostly rumors about relief pitchers. The Tigers have taken their best assets off the market, and the Indians are looking to buy. Some more developments should be available as 4 pm rolls around.
11:47- The A’s and Yankees are in discussions about Sonny Gray, but cannot seem to agree on what the package should be. Oakland wants top level prospects, and the Yankees want a good value.

11:07- Despite his name being tossed around in trade rumors, reports indicate that Justin Verlander is going to stay in Detroit. The Tigers are currently nine games under .500 and just completed a big deal with the Cubs (see below).

10:46- The Sonny Gray rumors are heating up and the Yankees look like they are the favorites. They have the minor leagues assets to get him, it just depends if they think he is worth it.

10:35- In the first major move of the day, Buster Olney reports that the New York Mets have traded Addison Reed to the Boston Red Sox for prospects.

10:15- The Cubs have finalized their deal with the Tigers to acquire Alex Avila and Justin Wilson. The Cubs struggled toward the beginning of the season, but now have the look of a contender again.


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