HBT Trade Deadline Tracker

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We’re constantly updating the doings at the trade deadline with individual posts here at HBT, but for those only looking for the big picture, we offer this handy dandy list of the trades that have gone down.

The trades are listed in reverse chronological order and are identified by the key player in each deal. Links go to HardballTalk’s post reporting and/or analyzing the trade.

This list will be updated throughout the day, so be sure to bookmark it.

Erik Bedard

Three-team deal: Red Sox trade C Tim Federowicz, RHP Juan Rodriguez and RHP Stephen Fife to Dodgers and OF Chih Hsien Chiang to Mariners; Dodgers trade OF Trayvon Robinson to Mariners; Mariners trade LHP Erik Bedard and RHP Josh Fields to the Red Sox

Ryan Ludwick

Pirates trade player to be named later or cash to the Padres for OF Ryan Ludwick

Mike Adams

Rangers trade RHP Joe Wieland and LHP Robert Erlin to the Padres for RHP Mike Adams

Brad Ziegler

Diamondbacks trade 1B Brandon Allen and LHP Jordan Norberto to the Athletics for RHP Brad Ziegler

Michael Bourn

Braves trade OF Jordan Schafer, LHP Brett Oberholtzer, RHP Paul Clemens and RHP Juan Abreu to the Astros for OF Michael Bourn

Derrek Lee

Pirates trade 1B Aaron Baker to the Orioles for 1B Derrek Lee

Orlando Cabrera

Giants trade OF Thomas Neal to the Indians for INF Orlando Cabrera

Ubaldo Jimenez

Indians trade LHP Drew Pomeranz, RHP Alex White, RHP Joe Gardner and 1B Matt McBride to the Rockies for RHP Ubaldo Jimenez

Koji Uehara

Rangers trade 1b/3B Chris Davis and RHP Tommy Hunter to the Orioles for RHP Koji Uehara

Jason Marquis

Diamondbacks trade INF Zach Walters to the Nationals for RHP Jason Marquis

Mike Aviles

Red Sox trade INF Yamaico Navarro and RHP Kendal Volz to the Royals for INF Mike Aviles

Jerry Hairston Jr.

Brewers trade OF Erik Komatsu to the Nationals for INF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr.

Doug Fister/Charlie Furbush

Tigers trade LHP Charlie Furbush, OF Casper Wells, 3B Francisco Martinez and a player to be named later to the Mariners for RHP Doug Fister and RHP David Pauley

Rafael Furcal

Cardinals trade OF Alex Castellanos to the Dodgers for SS Rafael Furcal

Hunter Pence

Phillies trade RHP Jarred Cosart, 1B Jonathan Singleton, RHP Josh Zeid and a player to be named later to the Astros for OF Hunter Pence and cash

Carlos Beltran

Giants trade RHP Zack Wheeler to the Mets for OF Carlos Beltran and cash

Kosuke Fukudome

Indians trade OF Abner Abreu and RHP Carlton Smith to the Cubs for OF Kosuke Fukudome

Colby Rasmus/Edwin Jackson

Blue Jays trade RHP Edwin Jackson, LHP Marc Rzepczynski, RHP Octavio Dotel and OF Corey Patterson to the Cardinals for OF Colby Rasmus, LHP Trever Miller, RHP P.J. Walters and LHP Brian Tallet.  This trade occurred immediately after the White Sox traded Jackson and 3B/OF Mark Teahen to the Blue Jays for RHP Jason Frasor and RHP Zach Stewart

Felipe Lopez

Rays trade INF Felipe Lopez to the Brewers for cash considerations

Wil Nieves

Brewers trade C Wil Nieves to the Braves for cash considerations

Juan Rivera

Blue Jays trade OF Juan Rivera to the Dodgers for a player to be named later

Jonny Gomes

Nationals trade LHP Chris Manno and OF Bill Rhinehart to the Reds for OF Jonny Gomes

Jeff Keppinger

Giants traded RHP Henry Sosa and RHP Jason Stoffel to the Astros for INF Jeff Keppinger

Wilson Betemit

Tigers trade LHP Antonio Cruz and C Julio Rodriguez to the Royals for 3B Wilson Betemit

Francisco Rodriguez

Brewers trade player to be named later to Mets for RHP Francisco Rodriguez and cash

Bartolo Colon ain’t doing so hot this year

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If he wasn’t 44 years-old we’d just call it a slump, but the way Bartolo Colon is pitching right now makes you wonder if the end is nigh.

Colon was shelled this afternoon, giving up seven runs on ten hits and walking three in five innings of work to take the loss against the Pirates. That brings his ERA up to 6.96 on the year. He’s allowed five or more runs in five of his ten starts and opposing batters are hitting .320 against him. One of the big reasons he had been so effective into his 40s had been his low walk rate — he led the NL in this category for the past two seasons — but he’s walking more guys this year than last.

The Braves picked up Colon for the reasons a lot of rebuilding teams pick up veteran starters: to provide innings and stability until the younger arms of the future can mature. Colon, however, has been the weakest link of the Braves rotation.

At some point, every baseball player reaches the end. Almost all of them do it before the age of 44. One hopes, given his history and popularity that Colon is just experiencing a rough patch and that, by mid season, he’ll be reliably pumping strikes into the zone the way he has the past few seasons. But with each bad start he registers this year, that’s seeming like more and more of a stretch.

Braves designate Josh Collmenter for assignment

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Last night Braves reliever Josh Collmenter surrendered three homers and seven runs in the 10th inning of a loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. He came into the game when it was tied 5-5 so, yeah, ouch. Today Collmenter is on his way to no longer being a Braves reliever as he has been designated for assignment.

Collmenter made 11 appearances for the Braves, going 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA in 17 innings. If he doesn’t latch on someplace else he can take heart that his final act in the big leagues was striking out former MVP Andrew McCutchen. If only he hadn’t surrendered consecutive homers to David Freese, Jose Osuna and Jordy Mercer just before that. Oh well. Take the good with the bad.

Right-hander Matt Wisler, who has been no great shakes in the bigs himself, was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett before today’s series finale against the Pirates. He’s currently throwing mopup duty for Bartolo Colon, who got shelled for seven runs in four innings.

Given how Colon is going, maybe the Braves will be thinking about some more transactions soon.