Minor MLB Transactions: 7/31/19

Minor MLB Transactions: 7/31/19 The latest minor moves from around baseball… The Braves have signed outfielder Lane Adams to a minor-league contract, according to Gabe Burns of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. It won’t be the 29-year-old’s first rodeo with the Braves; he played in 111 games with the club from 2017-2018, posting an overall .818 OPS in that…

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Carl Edwards Jr. Changes Scenery

Carl Edwards Jr. Changes Scenery After adding David Phelps and Derek Holland to bolster their relief corps earlier this week, the Cubs traded right-handed reliever Carl Edwards Jr. to the Padres as the trade deadline closed. For Edwards, a change of scenery seemed like the best course of action after struggling this season. The trade…

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Cubs Nick Castellanos from the Tigers

Cubs Nick Castellanos from the Tigers Having already bolstered their bench with super-utilityman Tony Kemp, the Cubs have added a more substantial bat in the form of right fielder Nicholas Castellanos, a pending free agent who has spent his entire career with the Tigers. The 27-year-old righty swinger heads from the Motor City to the…

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D-Backs Land Mike Leake from Seattle

D-Backs Land Mike Leake from Seattle Just moments before trading away Zack Greinke in the blockbuster move of deadline day, the Arizona Diamondbacks made an addition to their rotation, acquiring Mike Leake from the Seattle Mariners. It is the second time Leake has been traded since he signed a five-year, $80-million contract with the St.…

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Astros Acquire Zack Greinke

Astros Acquire Zack Greinke In a last-minute trade deadline stunner, the Astros announced that they’ve acquired right-hander Zack Greinke from the Diamondbacks in exchange for right-handers Corbin Martin and J.B. Bukauskas, first baseman Seth Beer and infielder Joshua Rojas. Martin is recovering from recent Tommy John surgery but, along with Bukauskas and Beer, comprises Houston’s three best…

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