Good morning everyone! The trade deadline has come and passed, so let's try to break down everything that happened:
- Mariners' top prospect Alex Jackson will miss a week or two with a hand injury.
- Chris Mitchell at Fangraphs projects what kinds of careers the prospects acquired in the Dustin Ackley trade will have.
- Angels' starter C.J. Wilson is likely to miss the rest of the season with an elbow injury.
- Cole Hamels reportedly told the Phillies that he would not accept a trade to the Astros.
- The Cardinals acquired outfielder Brandon Moss.
- The Cards also made a deal for reliever Jonathan Broxton.
- The Blue Jays made a second big splash, trading for starter David Price.
- The Jays also added outfielder Ben Revere.
- The Astros made a swap for outfielder Carlos Gomez and starter Mike Fiers (kudos to LL's own Nathan Bishop for getting the scoop on the return for the Brewers).
- The Pirates managed to acquire reliever Joakim Soria.
- The Giants were able to net starter Mike Leake from the Reds.
- The Orioles and Brewers matched on a deal that sent outfielder Gerardo Parra to Baltimore (kudos once again to Nathan for getting the scoop on this deal).
- The Cubs snatched up starter Dan Haren from the Marlins.
- The Cubs and O's also made a minor trade, swapping pitcher Tommy Hunter and outfielder Junior Lake.
- Kevin Jepsen was acquired by the Twins.
- The Mets made a big deal, acquiring outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.
- The Padres didn't trade away any big names as they were expected to, but they did make a small trade for reliever Mark Rzepczynski.
- After outfielder Mike Morse was DFA'd shortly after being acquired by the Dodgers, he was traded to Pittsburgh for outfielder Jose Tabata.
- If you're really into prospects, Fangraphs gives you the inside scoop on all of the prospects acquired in the major deadline trades (links attached to names of players the prospects were traded for): Hamels, Wood/Latos, Moss, Price, Gomez/Fiers, Cespedes.
- The Yankees have promoted top prospect Luis Severino to the big leagues.
- Mark Lowe had a pretty rocky debut for the Blue Jays, allowing four earned runs.
- Padres' manager Pat Murphy pulled some of his players from games just to mess with the media.