Trade Interest In Justin Smoak Escalating

Trade Interest In Justin Smoak Escalating Trade interest in Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak is “picking up,” tweets Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman connected the Indians to Smoak earlier today, and Nicholson-Smith adds the Rays as a team of interest as well. Several contenders have expressed interest in Smoak, per Nicholson-Smith.…

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Noah Syndergaard Rumors: Tuesday

Noah Syndergaard Rumors: Tuesday The Mets have already added one of the most coveted starters on the trade market, but they’re poised to perhaps trade away one or two more. New York continues to listen to offers on righty Noah Syndergaard, who is still listed as the starter for tonight’s game. We’ll track today’s rumblings…

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Pirates promote Cruz to Double-A Altoona

Pirates promote Cruz to Double-A Altoona The Pirates promoted No. 62 overall prospect Oneil Cruz to Double-A Altoona on Tuesday after the 20-year-old shortstop hit .301 with seven homers and an .860 OPS at Class A Advanced Bradenton. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190730&content_id=309553010&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Indians To Activate Danny Salazar

Indians To Activate Danny Salazar The Indians will activate right-hander Danny Salazar from the 60-day injured list prior to Thursday’s contest, manager Terry Francona announced to reporters (Twitter link via Mandy Bell of MLB.com). Salazar, who is currently stretched out to about 70 pitches, will start that game and be followed by righty Adam Plutko…

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David Phelps is Now a Cub

David Phelps is Now a Cub The Cubs and Blue Jays agreed to a trade this afternoon, sending David Phelps to the North Siders in exchange for pitching prospect Thomas Hatch. The Cubs are locked in a tight divisional race with the Cardinals and the Brewers, tied for first place entering today’s play. They are…

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