9 trade targets who could make big impacts

Mets ace Jacob deGrom represents the kind of talent that teams don't trade very often, which is why he probably won't be dealt. He's 30 years old and two seasons from free agency. His 1.68 ERA ranks first in the Majors, and in 19 starts, he has allowed more than three runs only once.… Read More
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Schwarber jack lifts Cubs, Quintana over Cards

Kyle Schwarber broke a sixth-inning tie with a solo homer to help the Cubs come away with a series win in a five-game set vs. the Cardinals. Cubs starter Jose Quintana tossed seven quality innings, allowing two runs on six hits, including a bunt single to leadoff hitter Matt Carpenter -- whose six-game home run streak came to an end. Willson Contreras had a pair of RBI singles to help lead the Cubs' offense.… Read More
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Sox are first to 70 wins behind Sale’s 9 K’s

The Red Sox became the first team to 70 wins following a one-hour, 35-minute rain delay, a nine-strikeout performance from Chris Sale and a nine-run offensive outpouring over the Tigers. Jackie Bradley Jr. led the charge at the plate with a three-run homer, while Andrew Benintendi drove in two with a triple and Eduardo Nunez added two RBIs. Detroit scored just once, on Jeimer Candelario's solo homer, and starter Blaine Hardy was limited to three-plus innings, tagged for four runs.… Read More
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Suter re-aggravates forearm injury vs. Dodgers

Brewers starter Brent Suter grimaced after throwing to first base for the final out of the third inning on Sunday and went straight into the clubhouse with a member of Milwaukee's athletic training staff, the latest injury issue for a team beset by them of late.… Read More
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‘No disconnect’ between Mets and Cespedes

Defending the Mets' handling of Yoenis Cespedes as he battles potentially career-altering heel issues, Mets assistant general manager John Ricco on Sunday called surgery "a last-resort thing" and a "fairly radical" treatment that may not be necessary for the team's star outfielder.… Read More
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Marlins’ relievers drawing trade interest

The Citrus Series may not be significantly swaying the divisional standings, but it has captured the attention of contending clubs. At least a dozen scouts have been at the three-game set between the Marlins and the Rays at Tropicana Field. They are mainly focused on pitchers for both teams.… Read More
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