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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

Brett Lawrie “likely to be traded” by the A’s

Brett Lawrie

Oakland’s re-acquisition of infielder Jed Lowrie from Houston makes it “likely” that the A’s will now trade infielder Brett Lawrie, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Slusser says Lowrie’s arrival “all but ensures” both Lawrie and Danny Valencia are on the trading block, adding that Lawrie “is considered the better bet to be traded.”

Acquired last offseason from the Blue Jays in the Josh Donaldson trade, Lawrie hit .260 with 16 homers and a .706 OPS in 149 games while playing second base and third base. At age 25 he’s a solid player, but Lawrie has failed to live up to his perceived potential while hitting .263 with a .736 OPS in 494 career games.

At this point it sounds like the A’s plan to start Marcus Semien at shortstop and Lowrie at second base.

Gammons: The Red Sox could go $30-40 million higher on David Price than anyone else


Peter Gammons reports that the Red Sox are on a mission to sign David Price and that they will pay some serious money to get him. Gammons quotes one anonymous GM who says that he expects the Sox to “go $30-40 million above anyone else.”

The man calling the shots for the Sox is Dave Dombrowski and he knows Price well, of course, having traded for him in Detroit. But there is going to be serious competition for Price’s services with the Jays and Cubs, among many others, bidding for his services. It would be unusual for a team to outbid the competition by tens of millions as Gammons’ source suggests, but the dollars will be considerable regardless.

Sean Doolittle, Eireann Dolan hosted Syrian refugee families for Thanksgiving

Sean Doolittle

The Wednesday night before Thanksgiving usually means one thing: going to some mildly depressing bar in your hometown and meeting up with all of the people with whom you went to high school.

Oakland A’s pitcher Sean Doolittle and his girlfriend, Eireann Dolan, bypassed that dreary tradition and did something more uplifting instead: they hosted 17 Syrian refugee families for an early Thanksgiving dinner.

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There has been a lot of controversy lately about U.S. policy regarding Syrian refugees. Based on all of this, the only thing controversial here is that someone is letting that kid be a Chicago Bears fan. That’s no way to introduce anyone to the greatness of America.

Orioles have reached out to Yovani Gallardo

Yovani Gallardo
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From Jon Heyman of CBS Sports comes word that the Orioles “like” free agent starter Yovani Gallardo and “have reached out to him” to gauge his interest in coming to Baltimore and what that might cost.

Gallardo rejected a one-year, $15.8 million qualifying offer from the Rangers earlier this month and so his free agency is tied to draft pick compensation, but that shouldn’t hurt his bottom line all that much.

The 29-year-old right-hander posted a solid 3.42 ERA in 184 1/3 innings (33 starts) this past season for Texas and he pitched well in his one ALDS start.

Heyman reported a few weeks ago that the Diamondbacks are interested, and the Cubs, Blue Jays, and Dodgers were tied to him just ahead of the July 31 trade deadline.