D-backs snag Beer in Greinke trade

D-backs snag Beer in Greinke trade Seth Beer headlines a four-prospect package headed from Houston to Arizona in exchange for 35-year-old right-hander Zack Greinke. Beer is hitting .309/.410/.564 in 98 games this season. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190731&content_id=309587428&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Braves Acquire Shane Greene

Braves Acquire Shane Greene The Braves have acquired right-handed closer Shane Greene from the Tigers for left-hander Joey Wentz and outfielder Travis Demeritte, per an announcement from Atlanta. Greene has posted excellent results this year, but as a reliever with waning control on a rebuilding team, he has looked like an obvious trade candidate throughout…

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Jedd Gyorko Heads to the Dodgers

Jedd Gyorko Heads to the Dodgers The Dodgers have acquired Jedd Gyorko from the Cardinals, adding a versatile player who can handle any position on the infield in a pinch to their mix of positionally-flexible infielders. He’s still on the IL at the moment with a wrist injury he sustained in early June, though he…

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Gennett Scoots to San Francisco

Gennett Scoots to San Francisco The Reds’ ongoing quest to trade away every player whose rights they do not control past 2019 continued Wednesday as Cincinnati sent Scooter Gennett, 29, to the Giants for cash considerations. The Giants, for their part, get a second baseman who has lost most of 2019 to a groin injury…

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Phillies Acquire Dan Straily

Phillies Acquire Dan Straily Phillies GM Matt Klentak announced today that the club acquired righty Dan Straily from the Orioles, as MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki was among those to report on Twitter. The return isn’t known. This won’t light up the news wire, but it’s a savvy depth move for the Phils. Without the possibility of…

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