Cubs Shopping Martin Maldonado

Cubs Shopping Martin Maldonado The Cubs acquired catcher Martin Maldonado from the Royals just two weeks ago, though Chicago is already exploring the possibility of flipping Maldonado elsewhere, The Athletic’s Robert Murray reports (subscription required).  The veteran backstop “has been marketed in trade discussions….with the Houston Astros emerging as a particular team of interest,” The…

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O’Loughlin helms first Connecticut no-no

O’Loughlin helms first Connecticut no-no Australian lefty Jack O’Loughlin went six innings and combined with Michael Bienlien, Kyle Thomas and Kory Behenna on the first no-hitter in team history as Class A Short Season Connecticut beat Tri-City, 3-0. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190728&content_id=309497786&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Mets Acquire Marcus Stroman

Mets Acquire Marcus Stroman 8:08PM: The deal has been officially announced. 5:41PM: The Mets and Blue Jays have reached an agreement on a trade that will send Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman to New York, according to Jon Morosi of MLB Network. The deal is pending medical review. According to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, minor-league pitchers…

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