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Josh Hader’s wife emotional after ‘bittersweet’ trade to Padres

Josh Hader’s wife reflected on the couple’s time in Milwaukee after the Brewers traded the All-Star pitcher to the Padres on Monday. Maria Hader described the stunning trade deadline move as “bittersweet.” “MKE – thank you for the last 6 years!” Maria Hader wrote on Instagram, including a trio of photos that showed the couple …

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Frankie Montas celebrated wife’s birthday before Yankees trade

Frankie Montas has a lot to celebrate this week. The right-handed starter gushed about his wife Nicholette Montas on her birthday Monday — hours before the Athletics traded him and righty reliever Lou Trivino to the Yankees ahead of the Tuesday trade deadline. “Happy birthday to the most beautiful, strong, loving woman I ever meet …

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Shohei Ohtani’s value in trade or free agency a complex problem

The Athletics received four prospects from the Braves this past offseason for Matt Olson, highlighted by Shea Langeliers, one of the better projectable catchers in the minors. The Reds received a four-prospect package Friday from the Mariners for Luis Castillo, including one of the best in the game, shortstop Noelvi Marte. So what should the …

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MLB trade grades – Seattle Mariners land trade deadline’s top available pitcher in deal for Luis Castillo

The trade: The Mariners acquire RHP Luis Castillo from the Reds for SS Noelvi Marte, SS Edwin Arroyo, RHP Levi Stoudt and RHP Andrew Moore. With the Mariners in a wild-card position and looking to end an epic playoff drought that dates back to the stone ages (at least in sports years) of 2001, you …

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Angels entertaining possible Shohei Ohtani blockbuster trade

Teams are calling regarding a potential trade for Angels two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani, and while a trade involving the unique superstar is seen as very unlikely, the Angels are for perhaps the first time not hanging up the phone. The Angels are telling teams they need to listen on everyone following the surprise collapse of …

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Yankees say goodbye to three prospects for Andrew Benintendi

As the Yankees welcome in newly added outfielder Andrew Benintendi, they’ll have to say goodbye to three of their pitching prospects. The Bronx Bombers made the first big splash in the lead up to the Aug. 2 MLB trade deadline by acquiring Benintendi from the Royals on Wednesday night. In exchange, they dealt right-handed pitchers …

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Yankees say goodbye to three prospects for Andrew Benintendi

As the Yankees welcome in newly added outfielder Andrew Benintendi, they’ll have to say goodbye to three of their pitching prospects. The Bronx Bombers made the first big splash in the lead up to the Aug. 2 MLB trade deadline by acquiring Benintendi from the Royals on Wednesday night. In exchange, they dealt right-handed pitchers …

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