3:21 AM EDT, Fri June 22, 2018
New York Post

Todd Frazier’s opinion of pitching staff is loud and clear

DENVER — Keep the Mets intact. As Todd Frazier hears rumors bubbling about players who could be moved, with the Mets struggling and the non-waiver trade deadline less than six weeks away, the veteran third baseman is somewhat incredulous. “In my mind, I think they want to keep this team together because it’s a good...

Reviewing the Brew

Milwaukee Brewers: Could they reunite with Scooter Gennett?

The Milwaukee Brewers have already tried to shore up their infield by acquiring Brad Miller from the Tampa Bay Rays. Could they go even further and add Scooter Gennett from the Cincinnati Reds before the trade deadline? The Milwaukee Brewers waived Scooter Gennett after Spring Training last year. The Cincinnati Reds grabbed him, and he […] Milwaukee Brewers: Could they reunite with Scooter Gennett? - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Brew Crew Ball

Poll: How should the Milwaukee Brewers approach the trade deadline?

The trade deadline is still over a month away, but rumors are building. How should the Brewers approach it? Last Week’s Poll: Which young player has been the biggest disappointment this season? 2468 people voted in this poll. 59% voted for Orlando Arcia 24% voted for Domingo Santana 11% voted for Zach Davies 3% (each) voted for Chase Anderson and Manny Pina This Week’s Poll: Trade rumors are beginning to come out as we approach the trade deadline next month. There are definitely areas on the team that could use a boost via an addition or two, but that always comes at a cost. The...

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves ‘not yet seriously engaged’ in trade talks

It’s still technically not quite Summer, and we’re certainly not yet into Trade Deadline month.  But is anything going on yet involving the Braves? MLB Network reporter Jon Paul Morosi was moonlighting yesterday afternoon on MLBNetworkRadio on XM.  He opted to go with something that’s part of his speciality:  trade deadline questions from all angles.  […] Atlanta Braves ‘not yet seriously engaged’ in trade talks - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Republican

Dave Dombrowski, Boston Red Sox boss: Team 'loves' Rafael Devers, unlikely to pursue third baseman trade

Some have speculated that the Red Sox could deal Devers for a veteran piece before next month's trade deadline.

That Balls Outta Here

Phillies trade rumors: Team interested in third baseman Adrian Beltre

The Phillies are reportedly expressing interest in acquiring Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre at the deadline this year. While Manny Machado is considered the prize of this year’s trade deadline, he isn’t the only third baseman who could be on the move. Machado is one of several high-caliber third basemen who the Phillies could […] Phillies trade rumors: Team interested in third baseman Adrian Beltre - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Puckett's Pond

The Minnesota Twins should trade for J.T. Realmuto

This is a critical point of the season for the Minnesota Twins. As we inch closer to the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline, the next few weeks will determine whether the Twins will be buyers or sellers on this year’s trade market. Whether the Minnesota Twins are buying or selling, one player they should at least […] The Minnesota Twins should trade for J.T. Realmuto - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Reviewing the Brew

Milwaukee Brewers: Could they make a deadline deal with the San Diego Padres?

The San Diego Padres are 7 1/2 games out of the NL West, and are still in the middle of a rebuild. They have a few arms to deal, and the Milwaukee Brewers are in the market for pitching. Could the two teams work out a deal before the trade deadline? The San Diego Padres […] Milwaukee Brewers: Could they make a deadline deal with the San Diego Padres? - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Believeland Ball

Cleveland Indians: A look at Brian Dozier as a potential trade target

The trade deadline is just over a month away and the Cleveland Indians could use an upgrade in the lineup. Brian Dozier could be a potential target. After absolutely throttling the White Sox in the last series and riding another win streak, the Cleveland Indians offense once again looks to be clicking. Just like the […] Cleveland Indians: A look at Brian Dozier as a potential trade target - Believeland Ball - Believeland Ball - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Los Angeles Times

Dodgers are in position to acquire some roster help before trade deadline

As he walked across the Wrigley Field diamond on Wednesday afternoon, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts burst into a smile. Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish had just completed a simulated game and came over to visit with former teammate Kenta Maeda. Roberts extended his hand to embrace Darvish. His affection...

Pinstripe Alley

MLB Trade Deadline 2018: The Yankees should go get J.A. Happ already

The Toronto lefty is better than you think, and exactly what the Yankees need Four Yankee starters fall into the “qualified” bucket for starting pitching over the last three seasons. You can probably guess what arms in the rotation have thrown enough innings to be in the bucketL Luis Severino, Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia and Sonny Gray. Here they are, plotted respectively by their accrued fWAR since the start of 2015: But wait! Whom is that red triangle ahead of all four of them? It’s J.A. Happ. Since the start of 2015, Happ has almost silently become a stud in...

www.thegoodphight.com

Phillies reportedly interested in Adrian Beltre and Manny Machado

Two reports indicate the Phils are open to making a major addition at the trade deadline to fix the hot corner. Are the Phillies looking to upgrade at the hot corner? In the wake of J.P. Crawford’s broken hand, MLB.com’s Jon Morosi reports the Phillies have “shown interest” in future Hall of Famer Adrian Beltre. In 45 games this year, Beltre is batting .302/.357/.428 with 3 homers and a wRC+ of 108 and, for the Phillies, their interest in him reportedly goes beyond the numbers. The Phillies also have interest in Beltre, sources say, as much for his professionalism as his production....

River Ave. Blues

Taking stock of the Yankees’ trade chips prior to the deadline

We are less than six weeks away from the 2018 non-waiver trade deadline and already the trade winds are beginning to blow. The Rays sent Denard Span and Alex Colome to the Mariners a few weeks ago, and the Royals have since gotten in on the act by trading Jon Jay to the Diamondbacks and […] The post Taking stock of the Yankees’ trade chips prior to the deadline appeared first on River Avenue Blues.

That Balls Outta Here

Three Phillies prospects that need to be left out of trade talks this summer

The Phillies could very well be making deadline deals to bolster their team this year, but there are a few prospects they should keep out of these trades. With the trade deadline only a month and a half away, the Philadelphia Phillies could look to be buyers, as they sit within striking distance of the […] Three Phillies prospects that need to be left out of trade talks this summer - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

NESN.com

NESN Red Sox Podcast: How Crazy Is Manny Machado-To-Boston Trade Talk?

We’re still over a month away from the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline, but we’ve reached a point on... Read More »

NESN.com

Alex Cora Has Interesting Analogy For Dealing With MLB Trade Rumors

The Major League Baseball trade deadline is just over a month away, so naturally, the rumors will begin to heat... Read More »

NESN.com

Rafael Devers Brushes Off ‘In Your Face’ Red Sox Trade Deadline Rumors

There’s been nothing to suggest the Red Sox will trade third baseman Rafael Devers before the Major League Baseball non-waiver... Read More »

Over the Monster

What can the Red Sox learn from the Kelvin Herrera trade?

They didn’t get him, but he can teach a lesson moving forward. With the draft now firmly in the rearview, the unofficial trade season now opens up. Obviously, the market won’t really start to pick up until after the All-Star break, but conventional wisdom says that the focus for the front office can shift from the draft to the trade deadline at this time of year. Granted, this is an overly simplistic way to look at front offices — they have various members of the group focusing on all different things at all times of year — but the main point here is that we can start to think about...

Birds' Eye View | Philadelphia Inquirer

Phillies GM Matt Klentak not ruling out pursuit of 'rent-a-players' on trade market

If the Phillies remain in the playoff race after completing a difficult stretch of schedule this month, general manager Matt Klentak said he will consider both short- and long-term additions to the roster before the July 31 trade deadline.

Jays Journal

Blue Jays: Rebuilding or not, don’t trade Ryan Tepera right now

While I fully support the Blue Jays selling off veterans before the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline, they need to hang on to Ryan Tepera for now. The Blue Jays are already starting to pop up in trade rumours, which isn’t a surprise given their place in the standings right now. There have been rumours […] Blue Jays: Rebuilding or not, don’t trade Ryan Tepera right now - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers mailbag: Will they buy or sell at trade deadline?

A few housekeeping notes before we open up this week’s Free Press Detroit Tigers mailbag with Anthony Fenech.        

Call to the Pen

Washington Nationals: What impact will Kelvin Herrera have?

The Washington Nationals were one of the first to make a move as the trade deadline steadily approaches. How big of an impact will their new acquisition have? The narrative that the Washington Nationals bullpen is weak has been told for a couple years now. It’s been better in 2018: Their bullpen has an ERA […] Washington Nationals: What impact will Kelvin Herrera have? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rox Pile

Colorado Rockies (and baseball) fans: Rox Pile is looking for new writers

The Colorado Rockies have struggled a lot lately so, it could mean that the Rockies may make some splashes, in buying, selling, or both, at the trade deadline. That means that you can make your voice heard on what the Rockies may (or may not) do in July and beyond. We are looking for new […] Colorado Rockies (and baseball) fans: Rox Pile is looking for new writers - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: June 20, 2018

It is that time of the week once again here at Rum Bunter – Pittsburgh Pirates mailbag time Will the Pittsburgh Pirates be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline? Who goes when Jung Ho Kang returns? As always, thank you to everyone who participated in this week’s mailbag by submitted questions. Now let’s dive […] Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: June 20, 2018 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Tip of the Tower

Toronto Blue Jays: Ryan Tepera drawing interest from around the league

Ryan Tepera is reportedly generating interest from around the Majors as the non-waiver trade deadline approaches, but would the Toronto Blue Jays actually move him? There’s no denying it’s been a tough season for the Toronto Blue Jays, as evidenced by their position in the standings. Many of their key contributors have failed to live up […] Toronto Blue Jays: Ryan Tepera drawing interest from around the league - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts

Reviewing the Brew

Milwaukee Brewers: New York Mets make starting pitching available?

The Milwaukee Brewers are known to want to add starting pitching before the trade deadline. The New York Mets have starters available. Should the two teams come together for a deal? Mike Puma of the New York Post believes that the Mets will lure teams in on Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard, but try to […] Milwaukee Brewers: New York Mets make starting pitching available? - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Blog Red Machine

Cincinnati Reds: 5 players most likely to be traded by the deadline

The Cincinnati Reds are no doubt going to be sellers at the trade deadline next month. The question then becomes, which players are most likely to be traded? The Cincinnati Reds are in the cellar of the NL Central, and will no doubt be sellers at the trade deadline. With the Reds, in what seems […] Cincinnati Reds: 5 players most likely to be traded by the deadline - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Republican

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Padres may ask for Rafael Devers in Brad Hand talks

Devers looks like Boston's most attractive trade chip as the deadline approaches.

Should Jays consider dealing Osuna now, or even at deadline?

MLB insider Jon Paul Morosi explains why Roberto Osuna’s value at the trade deadline will be the same or higher than now, and why the Blue Jays should see how the team is performing first, before shopping their closer.

Dodgers and Astros' deadline deals: Blockbuster vs lackluster

Ned Colletti joins Baseball Central to talk about the huge trade made by the Los Angeles Dodgers that saw them acquire Yu Darvish among others, and the less impressive deal made by the Houston Astros for Francisco Liriano.

Atkins: Not in the business of making other teams better unless we get better

Ross Atkins talks with Sportsnet's Arash Madani about the moves the Toronto Blue Jays made at the trade deadline and the interest in Marco Estrada and Jose Bautista.