In Mariners News...
- A huge deal for the Mariners as they pick up top outfield prospect Taylor Tramell, catcher Luis Torres, third-baseman Ty France, and RHP Andres Munoz from the Padres.
Deal as it stands, per sources and reports from @Dennistlin, @JeffPassan and @RyanDivish: Taylor Trammell, Luis Torrens, Ty France and Andre Muñoz from Padres to Mariners for Austin Nola, Austin Adams and Dan Altavilla.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 31, 2020
- Welcome to Seattle, Taylor!
In addition to being a consensus top-75 prospect in baseball, new Mariners outfielder Taylor Trammell is also incredibly fun. pic.twitter.com/AZSisPovIF— Joe Veyera (@JoeVeyera) August 31, 2020
- This is amazing, congrats Isaiah!
Congratulations to Isaiah Campbell on his graduation from the University of Arkansas. He has used his afternoons and evenings this summer in our Taxi Squad to finish his criminal justice degree. Always proud of our guys both on and off the field. pic.twitter.com/xkjwgWJ3YM— Andy McKay (@AndyMcKayHG) August 30, 2020
Around The League...
- The Astros run into trouble once again as their alternate site has been shut down for the second time due to positive Covid-19 tests.
The Astros have shut down their alternate site at Corpus Christi again, general manager James Click said. There was another positive COVID-19 test.— Chandler Rome (@Chandler_Rome) August 30, 2020
- Quite a busy day for the Padres:
Padres since yesterday afternoon:— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) August 31, 2020
Acquired: Austin Nola, Trevor Rosenthal, Mitch Moreland, Jason Castro, Austin Adams, Dan Altavilla
Traded away: Taylor Trammell, Ty France, Luis Torrens, Andres Muñoz, Edward Olivares, Jeisson Rosario, Hudson Potts, Gerardo Reyes, 1 PTBNL
- The Orioles send relief pitcher Mychal Givens to the Rockies in exchange for Tyler Nevin, Terrin Vavra, and a player to be named later.
- Rays DH Jose Martinez is headed to Chicago for two players to be named later. Chicago has DFA’d catcher Josh Phegley to make room for Martinez.
- The Hanshin Tigers of the NPB are hosting a promotion where 120 lucky fans will be selected to pitch in their home stadium.