Tigers not sellers at the deadline
With Miguel Cabrera due back in the next three weeks, the Tigers are now actively shopping to add pitching, but that plan could change depending on how their next 3 games go, according to Jayson Stark. Dodgers could add 2 starters
How much does Troy Tulowitzki help?
"After two decades of playoff-less baseball, the Blue Jays needed to push ahead when the opportunity to play October baseball presented itself. It has and they did," Dan Szymborski writes. Jays still need starter (Insider)
Clay Buchholz placed on 60-day DL
Buchholz was transferred to the 60-day DL to make room for the Red Sox claiming RHP Jean Machi off waivers from the Giants. Buchholz was placed on the 15-day DL on July 11 with a right elbow strain.
Royals acquire Ben Zobrist from the A's in exchange for pitchers Aaron Brooks and Sean Manaea.
Marlins activate Dee Gordon from DL
Miami's 2B, who had been sidelined since July 11 with a thumb injury, will bat leadoff against the Nationals on Tuesday. Gordon is batting .338 this season with 33 stolen bases.
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Royals land Ben Zobrist from A's
Kansas City has acquired Zobrist for pitchers Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks. Zobrist is hitting .268 with 6 HRs this season.
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Angels lead Astros by 1 game, open 3-game series at HOU tonight Trout, Pujols vs. Astros in 2015: .216 (16-of-74), but 7 of hits are HR
A home run without the run
Class A Delmarva Shorebirds hitter Elier Leyva hit the ball out of the park, seemingly to win the game, but never touched home and was called out. The Augusta Green Jackets then won in the 10th on a walk-off single.
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Keith Law: Rockies' rebuild has begun
“Adding pitching through the draft and trades like this one seem to be the only way the Rockies can build a pitching staff ... and I would expect this to be the beginning of a plan to stockpile arms heading into next year.” And the Jays? (Insider)