Hello everyone! A lot of transactions occurred in the past few days. With July winding down, the hot stove is just warming up. Let's see what teams in baseball have been up to:
- Extension talks between Rougned Odor and the Rangers have stalled.
- The Astros have signed Cuban star Yulieski Gurriel.
- Jeff Sullivan wonders how the Blue Jays managed to transform ex-Mariners prospect Ezequiel Carrera.
- The Blue Jays have signed Justin Smoak to a two-year extension.
- Grant Brisbee hands out first-half awards for the National League.
- The Red Sox have acquired starter Drew Pomeranz from the Padres. Jeff Sullivan breaks down the deal.
- The Diamondbacks have demoted starter Shelby Miller, who they gave up a nice package to acquire in the offseason.
- The White Sox have called up top pitching prospect Carson Fulmer.
- The A's also called up a top prospect, Ryon Healy, whose first career MLB hit was a home run.