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MLB deadline deals don't always pay off — just ask Royals: Griffin
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With two weeks remaining in the MLB season, it seemed like a good time to revisit the trade deadline winners and losers to see what, if any, impact the July wheeling and dealing had on the current post-season picture. Recall in 2015 the Blue Jays seemed like just another also-ran in the AL standings,

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White Sox bash 6 HRs, Shields deals vs. Giants
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James Shields threw one of his best games since joining the White Sox — and his teammates backed him with six homers.

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Cashner deals, but Rangers come up short
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After a dazzling pitching duel, the Yankees pushed across two runs in the top of the ninth to knock off the Rangers, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon at Globe Life Park.

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Urena deals, but Marlins' bats cool in extras
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After squandering numerous chances, Nick Williams delivered a two-out, two-run single in the 12th inning that lifted the Phillies to a 3-1 win over the Marlins on Sunday at Marlins Park.

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'Chief' crushes, 'Pickles' deals in Yanks' win
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Sonny Gray relished his best start so far for the Yankees, as the man known as “Pickles” during the ongoing Players Weekend festivities fired seven innings of one-run ball in Saturday’s 6-3 victory over the Mariners.

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Even with trade deadline deals, Yankees still have one of best farm systems in MLB
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CLEVELAND — Even though Brian Cashman sacrificed some prospects in trades with the White Sox and A's, the Yankees' farm system remains one of baseball's best. MLB.com ranked the Bombers' system fourth-best in the game at the midway point of the 2017 campaign. The Yankees had the second-best

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Gallo HRs, Griffin deals as Rangers top Twins
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Right-hander A.J. Griffin threw six strong innings in his return from the 60-day disabled list and was backed by a three-run homer from Joey Gallo to lift the Rangers to a 4-1 win over the Twins on Thursday night at Target Field.

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Waiver deals remain a possibility for Padres
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The Padres held firm at the non-waiver Trade Deadline Monday, opting not to part with several key assets. Their roster isn’t likely to change much in August either, despite the fact that players can still be dealt after clearing revocable waivers.

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Buyer Beware: MLB Trade Deadline Deals Rarely Pay Off
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The average return to playoff teams during the last two months of the pennant race has been less than one win.

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Stearns' deals pay off even as GM stacks talent
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Brewers GM David Stearns is proving to be a shrewd decision maker too, even if he’s allowed two Trade Deadlines to pass without making his Nomar Garciaparra trade — a headline-grabbing blockbuster that is the talk of the industry. The relative lack of attention is just fine with Stearns and his boss, Brewers chairman Mark […]

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White Sox pleased with deals before Deadline
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Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed Monday without the White Sox making any additional moves. So, apparently, even general manager Rick Hahn rests once in a while during this ongoing rebuild. But the White Sox seem extremely satisfied with the prospect haul they previously obtained beginning at the 2016 Deadline.

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2017 MLB Trade Deadline: Final Deals, Baseball Highlights & Analysis | LIVE | Sports Illustrated
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It’s deadline day! Join us for SI’s @MLB trade deadline special as Robin Lundberg, Ben Reiter, Ted Keith, and Jay Jaffe break down the final deals and highlights. Are Sonny Gray and Yu Darvish headed to New York or Los Angeles? Are there any major surprises in store? Follow along here for streaming analysis. Subscribe […]

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