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  1. Dodgers won’t worry about Zack Greinke potentially opting out until after the season

    Aug 9, 2015, 10:05 PM EDT

    Zack Greinke

    Zack Greinke could hit the market as a free agent if he opts out of his contract, but Dodgers Stan Kasten won’t worry about that until the 2015 season is over.

  2. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 6, 2015, 7:37 AM EDT

    Matt Boyd

    Luis Severino made his big legaue debut and pitched well but lost. Matt Boyd made his Tigers debut, pitched well and won. There were a bunch of walkoffs too. And what do Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift have to do with any of this?

  3. The Winners and Losers at the Trade Deadline

    Jul 31, 2015, 5:37 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Yes, I realize it’s silly to do this an hour after the trade deadline, as time is required to see how this stuff truly shakes out. But what is the Internet for if not kneejerk reactions?

  4. 2015 MLB Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Seattle Mariners

    We’re recapping all of the deals as they come down.

  5. Padres and Astros said to be “working on something big”

    Jul 31, 2015, 8:55 AM EDT

    astros logo

    I feel like Ken Caminiti has to be involved.

  6. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 31, 2015, 7:34 AM EDT

    Jason Castro

    In a night of several walkoffs — including a walkoff walk — Jason Castro had the biggest, helping Houston complete the sweep of the Angels.

  7. Video: Jason Castro powers Astros past Angels with walk-off three-run homer

    Jul 31, 2015, 12:00 AM EDT

    HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 03:  Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros swings at a pitch in the second inning during their game against the Baltimore Orioles at Minute Maid Park on June 3, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

    The Astros completed a three-game sweep of the Angels and now hold a two-game lead in the American League West.

  8. Astros acquire Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers from Brewers

    Jul 30, 2015, 7:33 PM EDT

    gomez

    Carlos Gomez was nearly dealt to the Mets last night before the deal fell apart, but it didn’t take long for the Brewers to find a new suitor.

  9. Astros “making a strong effort” for Phillies ace Cole Hamels

    Jul 28, 2015, 8:40 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Chicago Cubs

    Hamels would join Dallas Keuchel and Scott Kazmir in an excellent, postseason-ready Astros rotation.

  10. Report: The Astros are “making a big push” for Cole Hamels

    Jul 27, 2015, 9:22 PM EDT

    CHICAGO, IL - JULY 25:  on July 25, 2015 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitched a no hitter. The Philliess won 5-0. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

    The Astros acquired Scott Kazmir from the Athletics last week, but they are still thinking big as they make a push for the postseason.

  11. The Trade Deadline in the Social Media Age: Rajai Davis just followed a bunch of Cardinals people

    Jul 27, 2015, 2:45 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Kansas City Royals

    Could be a prank. Part of me actually hopes it is because it’d be hilarious. But it could just be a new way of breakin’ a scoop.

  12. A’s expected to trade closer Tyler Clippard very soon

    Jul 27, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Tyler Clippard A's

    Interested teams include the Yankees, Mets, and Nationals

  13. Scott Kazmir dazzles in his Astros debut

    Jul 24, 2015, 11:05 PM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Scott Kazmir pitched brilliantly in his Astros debut to beat the Royals on Friday.

  14. Scott Kazmir to make Astros debut Friday

    Jul 23, 2015, 6:23 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - JULY 08: Pitcher Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees during the second inning of a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on July 8, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

    Kazmir was acquired from the Athletics on Thursday in exchange for catcher Jacob Nottingham and right-hander Daniel Mengden.

  15. Houston is going for it: Astros acquire left-hander Scott Kazmir from A’s

    Jul 23, 2015, 1:29 PM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Dallas Keuchel and Scott Kazmir atop the Astros’ rotation.

  16. Mets, A’s “discussing pieces” for Ben Zobrist trade

    Jul 21, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

    ben zobrist getty

    Zobrist is also reportedly drawing interest from the Yankees, Giants, and Nationals, but the Mets are said to be willing to overpay to get him from the A’s because how desperate they are for an upgrade on offense.

  17. Report: Blue Jays have “strong interest” in Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers

    Jul 20, 2015, 9:01 PM EDT

    MILWAUKEE, WI - JULY 17: Mike Fiers #50 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park on July 17, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

    Fiers, 30, has a 3.79 ERA and 106/40 K/BB ratio over 107 innings this season.

  18. Attention shoppers! Hamels, Cueto, Shields, Samardzija, Price headline rotation trade targets

    Jul 15, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Which big-name starting pitchers will contending teams go after the hardest between now and July 31?

  19. Mets, Yankees, Giants, Nationals interested in Ben Zobrist

    Jul 12, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

    ben zobrist getty

    The 34-year-old has posted a respectable .771 OPS (115 OPS+) with five home runs and 31 RBI in 57 games this season for the A’s, who entered play Sunday with a disappointing 40-50 record.

  20. Scott Kazmir expected to make next scheduled start following another minor arm problem

    Jul 12, 2015, 11:42 AM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v New York Yankees

    If his health cooperates, Kazmir will be a big-time trade chip for Oakland.

  21. Jesse Hahn to undergo MRI on elbow

    Jul 9, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - JULY 1:  Jesse Hahn #32 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Colorado Rockies during the game at O.co Coliseum on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

    Acquired from the Padres in the Derek Norris deal over the winter, Hahn has a 3.35 ERA and 64/25 K/BB ratio in 96 2/3 innings over 16 starts this season.

  22. A’s lefty Scott Kazmir leaves start with triceps injury

    Jul 9, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Could hurt his trade value leading up to July 31.

  23. Settling the Scores: Thursday’s results

    Jul 3, 2015, 6:38 AM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Scott Kazmir dominated the Mariners last night.

  24. Mets, Dodgers not having “active discussions” about Jon Niese trade

    Jun 29, 2015, 8:09 PM EDT

    TORONTO, CANADA - JUNE 17: Jon Niese #49 of the New York Mets makes his way from the bullpen to the dugout before the start of the MLB game against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 17, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

    It was reported over the weekend that the Dodgers and Cubs were among the teams with interest in a trade for Mets left-hander Jon Niese.

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