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2017 MLB Trade Central



Jan. 30 • Athletics Get Moss, Buchter From Royals: Athletics acquire: Brandon Moss, OF Ryan Buchter, LHP (MLB) Royals acquire: Jesse Hahn, RHP (MLB) Heath Fillmyer, RHP (Double-A)


Jan. 25 • Brewers Acquire Yelich For Prospect Package: Marlins acquire: Lewis Brinson, OF (Triple-A) Monte Harrison, OF (high Class A) Isan Diaz, 2B/SS (high Class A) Jordan Yamamoto, RHP (high Class A) Brewers acquire: Christian Yelich, OF (MLB)


Jan. 19 • Cardinals Trade Grichuk To Blue Jays For Arms: Blue Jays acquire: Randal Grichuk, OF (MLB) Cardinals acquire: Dominic Leone, RHP (MLB) Connor Greene, RHP (Double-A)


Jan. 15 • Giants Add McCutchen As Pirates Sell-Off Continues: Giants acquire: Andrew McCutchen, OF (MLB) Pirates acquire: Bryan Reynolds, OF (high Class A) Kyle Crick, RHP (MLB)


Jan. 13 • Astros Complete Long-Awaited Trade For Cole: Astros acquire: Gerrit Cole, RHP (MLB) Pirates acquire: Joe Musgrove, RHP (MLB) Colin Moran, 3B (Triple-A) Michael Feliz, RHP (MLB) Jason Martin, OF (Double-A)


Jan. 6 • Blue Jays Acquire Yangervis Solarte From Padres: Blue Jays acquire: Yangervis Solarte, INF (MLB) Padres acquire: Edward Olivares, OF (high Class A) Jared Carkuff, RHP (Triple-A)


Jan. 4 • Dodgers, Royals, White Sox Swing A Three-Way Deal: White Sox acquire: Luis Avilan, LHP (MLB) Joakim Soria, RHP (MLB) Dodgers acquire: Jake Peter, IF (AAA) Scott Alexander, LHP (MLB) Royals acquire: Erick Mejia, IF (AAA) Trevor Oaks, RHP (MLB)


Dec. 20 • Giants Acquire Evan Longoria From Rays in Blockbuster: Rays acquire: Denard Span, OF (MLB) Christian Arroyo, INF (Triple-A Sacramento) Matt Krook, LHP (High Class A San Jose) Stephen Woods, RHP (Low Class A Augusta)   Giants acquire: Evan Longoria, 3B (MLB)


Dec. 16 • Dodgers Shed Salary In Five-Player Trade With Braves: Braves acquire: Brandon McCarthy, RHP (MLB) Scott Kazmir, LHP (MLB) Charlie Culberson, INF (MLB) Adrian Gonzalez, 1B (MLB) Dodgers acquire: Matt Kemp, OF (MLB)


Dec. 16 • Rangers Give Up Little In Prospects To Add Matt Moore: Giants acquire: Sam Wolff, RHP (Triple-A Round Rock) Israel Cruz, RHP (Rookie-level Arizona League) Rangers acquire: Matt Moore, LHP (MLB)


Dec. 14 • Athletics Acquire Piscotty From Cardinals: Cardinals acquire: Yairo Munoz, INF/OF (Triple-A Nashville) Max Schrock, 2B (Double-A Midland) Athletics acquire: Stephen Piscotty, OF (MLB)


Dec. 14 • Marlins Send Ozuna To Cardinals For Four Prospects: Marlins acquire: Sandy Alcantara, RHP (MLB) Magneuris Sierra, OF (MLB) Zac Gallen, RHP (Triple-A Memphis) Daniel Castano, LHP (Short-season State College) Cardinals acquire: Marcell Ozuna, OF (MLB)


Dec. 13 • Angels Continue Offseason Makeover With Addition Of Kinsler: Angels acquire Ian Kinsler, 2B (majors) Tigers acquire Wilkel Hernandez, RHP (Rookie-level Arizona League) Troy Montgomery, OF (Double-A Mobile)


Dec. 12 • Rays, Padres Swap Infielders Padres acquire: Deion Tansel, SS (Short-season Hudson Valley) Rays acquire: Ryan Schimpf, 3B/2B (Triple-A El Paso)


Dec. 12 • Padres Bring Back Chase Headley From Yankees Padres acquire: Chase Headley, 3B (MLB) Bryan Mitchell, RHP (Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre) Yankees acquire: Jabari Blash, OF (Triple-A El Paso)


Dec. 11 • Yankees Make Power Move, Acquire Giancarlo Stanton From Marlins Yankees acquire: Giancarlo Stanton, OF (MLB) Marlins acquire: Starlin Castro, 2B (MLB) Jorge Guzman, RHP (Short-season Staten Island) Jose Devers, SS (Rookie-level Gulf Coast League)


Dec. 7 • Mariners Acquire Gordon As Marlins Pick Up Trio Of Prospects Mariners acquire: Nick Neidert, RHP (Texas League) Christopher Torres, SS (Northwest League) Robert Dugger, RHP (California League) Mariners acquire: Dee Gordon, 2B/CF (MLB)


Dec. 6 • Twins Acquire Jacob Pearson As Angels Add Money For Otani Twins acquire: Jacob Pearson, OF (Rookie-level Arizona League)


Dec. 6 • Mariners Acquire More Money For Otani Chase Twins acquire: David Banuelos, C (Short-season Everett)


Dec. 2 • Cardinals Trade Aledmys Diaz, Add To Crowded Outfield Blue Jays acquire: Aledmys Diaz, SS (MLB) Cardinals acquire: J.B. Woodman, OF (LoA Lansing)


Nov. 30 • Angels Acquire Johnson, Pool Space from Braves Braves acquire: Justin Kelly, LHP (Triple-A Salt Lake) Angels acquire: Jim Johnson, RHP (MLB)


Nov. 30 • Diamondbacks Add Boxberger To  Bullpen Mix Rays acquire: Curtis Taylor, RHP (Low Class A Kane County) Diamondbacks acquire: Brad Boxberger, RHP (MLB)


Nov. 20 • Astros Send Laureano to Athletics For Pitcher Athletics acquire: Ramon Lauerano, OF (Double-A Corpus Christi) Astros acquire: Brandon Bailey, RHP (high Class A Stockton)


Nov. 20 • Yankees Clear Even More 40-Man Space With Deal With Marlins Marlins acquire Garrett Cooper, 1B (Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre) Caleb Smith, LHP (Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre) Yankees acquire Michael King, RHP (low Class A Greensboro)


Nov. 20 •Yankees Clear More 40-Man Space By Dealing Herrera Rangers Acquire Ronald Herrera, RHP (Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre) Yankees Acquire: Reiver Sanmartin, LHP (low Class A Hickory)


Nov. 18 • Yankees Send Rumbelow To Mariners, Clear 40-Man Space Yankees Acquire: J.P. Sears, LHP (low Class A Clinton) Juan Then, RHP (Rookie-level DSL) Mariners Acquire:  Nick Rumbelow, RHP (Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre)


Sept. 12 • Mets, Brewers Complete Walker Trade
Acquire: 2B Neil Walker, New York (NL) Acquire: RHP Eric Hanhold, Carolina (HiA)
Sept. 6 • Phils Flip Nicasio To Cardinals
Acquire: RHP Juan Nicasio, Philadelphia Acquire: 2B Eliezer Alvarez, Springfield (AA)
Aug. 31 • Late-Night Bombshell For Astros
Acquire: RHP Justin Verlander, Detroit Acquire: RHP Franklin Perez, Corpus Christi (AA) OF Daz Cameron, Quad Cities (LoA) C Jake Rogers, Buies Creek (HiA)
Aug. 31 • Rangers Add Miguel Gonzalez
Acquire: RHP Miguel Gonzalez, Chicago (AL) Acquire: 3B Ti'Quan Forbes, Down East (HiA)
Aug. 31 • Dat Dude Headed To L.A.
Acquire: 2B Brandon Phillips, Atlanta Acquire: C Tony Sanchez, Salt Lake (AAA)
Aug. 31 • Angels Get Upgrade in Outfield
Acquire: OF Justin Upton, Detroit Acquire: RHP Grayson Long, Mobile (AA) RHP Elvin Rodriguez, Burlington (LoA)
Aug. 30 • Mariners Add Leake For Final Month
Acquire: RHP Mike Leake, St. Louis Acquire: SS Rayder Ascanio, Modesto (HiA)
Aug. 23 • Red Sox Pick Up Rajai Davis
 
Acquire: OF Rajai Davis, Oakland Acquire: OF Rafael Rincones, DSL
Aug. 20 • Dodgers complete Granderson Trade
 
Acquire: OF Curtis Granderson, New York (NL) Acquire: RHP Jacob Rhame, Oklahoma City (AAA)
Aug. 19 • Jays Take Chance On Koehler
 Miami Marlins
Acquire: RHP Tom Koehler, Miami Acquire: RHP Osman Gutierrez, Lansing (LoA)
Aug. 9 • Indians Add A Big Bat In Bruce
 
Acquire: OF Jay Bruce, New York (NL) Acquire: RHP Ryder Ryan, Lake County (LoA)
Aug. 5 • Busy Mariners Add Bullpen Depth
 
Acquire: RHP Ryan Garton, Durham (AAA)C Mike Marjama, Durham (AAA) Acquire: LHP Anthony Misiewicz, Arkansas (AA)SS/3B/2B Luis Rengifo, Clinton (LoA)Player To Be Named Later
Aug. 5 • Mariners Acquire Big Bat At Bargain Price
Acquire: 1B Yonder Alonso, Oakland (MLB) Acquire: OF Boog Powell, Tacoma (AAA)
Aug. 5 • Bucs Brings Back Rodriguez
Acquire: IF/OF Sean Rodriguez, Atlanta Acquire: 1B/OF Connor Joe, Altoona (AA)
July 31 • Rosales Heads To Desert
Acquire: IF Adam Rosales, Oakland Acquire: RHP Jeferson Mejia, Kane County (LoA)
July 31 • Jeffress Headed Back To Milwaukee
Acquire: RHP Jeremy Jeffress, Texas Acquire: RHP Tayler Scott, Biloxi (AA)
July 31 • Astros See Liriano As Reliever
Acquire: LHP Francisco Liriano, Toronto Acquire: OF Nori Aoki, Houston OF Teoscar Hernandez, Fresno (AAA)
July 31 • Indians Bring Back Joe Smith
Acquire: RHP Joe Smith, Cleveland Acquire: LHP Thomas Pannone, Akron (AA) SS Samad Taylor, Mahoning Valley (SS)
July 31 • Hernandez Back To D-Backs
Acquire: RHP David Hernandez, Los Angeles (AL) Acquire: RHP Luis Madero, Hillsboro (SS)
July 31 • Darvish A Dodger
Acquire: RHP Yu Darvish, Texas Acquire: 2B Willie Calhoun, Oklahoma City (AAA) RHP A.J. Alexy, Great Lakes (LoA) SS Brendon Davis, Great Lakes (LoA)
July 31 • Another Bullpen Arm For Nats
Acquire: RHP Brandon Kintzler, Minnesota Acquire: LHP Tyler Watson, Hagerstown (LoA)
July 31 • Rays Cut Ties With Beckham
Baltimore Orioles
Acquire: SS/2B Tim Beckham, Tampa Bay Acquire: RHP Tobias Myers, Aberdeen (SS)
July 31 • Cingrani Heads To Hollywood

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Acquire: LHP Tony Cingrani, Cincinnati Acquire: OF Scott Van Slyke, Oklahoma City (AAA) C Hendrik Clementina, Ogden (R)
July 31 • Pirates Trade Watson To Dodgers
Acquire: LHP Tony Watson, Pittsburgh Acquire: SS Oneil Cruz, Great Lakes (LoA) RHP Angel German, Great Lakes (LoA)
July 31 • Yankees Pick Up Coveted Gray
Acquire: RHP Sonny Gray, Oakland Acquire: OF Dustin Fowler, New York (AL) RHP James Kaprielian, did not play SS/CF Jorge Mateo, Trenton (AA)
July 31 • Red Sox Beef Up Back Of Bullpen
Acquire: RHP Addison Reed, New York (NL) Acquire: RHP Jamie Callahan, Pawtucket (AAA) RHP Stephen Nogosek, Salem (HiA) RHP Gerson Bautista, Salem (HiA)
July 31 • Cubs Acquire Bullpen, Catching Help
Acquire: C Alex Avila, Detroit LHP Justin Wilson, Detroit Acquire: 3B/1B Jeimer Candelario, Iowa (AAA) SS Isaac Paredes, South Bend (LoA)
July 30 • Lucroy Sent To Rockies
Acquire: C Jonathan Lucroy, Texas Acquire: Pedro Gonzalez, of, Grand Junction (R)
July 30 • Melkman Back To Royals
Acquire: OF Melky Cabrera, Chicago (AL) Acquire: LHP Andre Davis, Lexington (LoA) RHP A.J. Puckett, Wilmington (HiA)
July 30 • Garcia On the Move Again
 
Acquire: LHP Jaime Garcia, Minnesota Acquire: LHP Dietrich Enns, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) RHP Zack Littell, Trenton (AA)
July 29 • Hellickson Heads To Baltimore
 
Acquire: RHP Jeremy Hellickson, Philadelphia Acquire: LHP Garrett Cleavinger, Bowie (AA) OF Hyun-Soo Kim, Baltimore
July 28 • Mets Make Move Aimed At 2018
 Miami Marlins
Acquire: RHP A.J. Ramos, Miami Acquire: RHP Merandy Gonzalez, St. Lucie (HiA) OF Ricardo Cespedes, Brooklyn (SS)
July 28 • Nats Tinker By Adding Kendrick
 
Acquire: OF/IF Howie Kendrick, Philadelphia Acquire: LHP McKenzie Mills, Hagerstown (LoA)
July 28 • Rays Get More Bullpen Help
 
Acquire: RHP Steve Cishek, Seattle Acquire: RHP Erasmo Ramirez, Tampa Bay
July 27 • Rays Get A Power Bat, Mets Get Power Arm
 
Acquire: 1B Lucas Duda, New York (NL) Acquire: RHP Drew Smith, Montgomery (AA)
July 27 • Diamondbacks Get Some Catching Help
 
Acquire: C John Ryan Murphy, Rochester (AAA) Acquire: LHP Gabriel Moya, Jackson (AA)
July 27 • White Sox Send Dan Jennings To Rays
 
Acquire: LHP Dan Jennings, Chicago (AL) Acquire: 1B Casey Gillaspie, Durham (AAA)
July 26 • Rockies Add To Their Bullpen
 
Acquire: RHP Pat Neshek, Philadelphia Acquire: 2B/SS Jose Gomez, Asheville (LoA) RHP Alejandro Requena, Asheville (LoA) RHP J.D. Hammer, Lancaster (HiA)
July 25 • White Sox Keep Selling, Brew Crew Gets Relief
 
Acquire: RHP Anthony Swarzak, Chicago (AL) Acquire: OF Ryan Cordell, Colorado Springs (AAA)
July 25 • Red Sox Get Nunez From Giants
 
Acquire: IF Eduardo Nunez, San Francisco Acquire: RHP Shaun Anderson, Salem (HiA) RHP Gregory Santos, DSL (R)
July 24 • Twins Hope Garcia Can Help Rotation
 
Acquire: RHP Huascar Ynoa, Elizabethton (R) Acquire: LHP Jaime Garcia, Atlanta C Anthony Recker, Gwinnett (AAA)
July 24 • Royals' Trade Signals They're In It
 
Acquire: LHP Ryan Buchter, San Diego RHP Trevor Cahill, San Diego RHP Brandon Maurer, San Diego Acquire: 2B Esteury Ruiz, AZL Royals (R) LHP Travis Wood, Kansas City LHP Matt Strahm, Kansas City
July 21 • Mariners Get Controllable Starter For Power Hitter
 
Acquire: LHP Marco Gonzalez, Memphis (AAA) Acquire: OF Tyler O'Neill, Tacoma (AAA)
July 18 • Mariners Reel In Marlins' Phelps
 Miami Marlins
Acquire: RHP David Phelps, Miami Acquire: RHP Pablo Lopez, Modesto (HiA) OF Brayan Hernandez, Everett (SS) RHP Brandon Miller, Clinton (LoA) RHP Lukas Schiraldi, Modesto (HiA)
July 18 • Yanks, White Sox Pull Off Seven-Player Swap
 
Acquire: RHP David Robertson, Chicago (AL) RHP Tommy Kahnle, Chicago (AL) 3B Todd Frazier, Chicago (AL) Acquire: RHP Tyler Clippard, New York (AL) OF Blake Rutherford, Charleston (LoA) LHP Ian Clarkin, Tampa (HiA) OF Tito Polo, Trenton (AA)
July 18 • J.D. Power For Diamondbacks
 
Acquire: OF J.D. Martinez, Detroit Acquire: 3B Dawel Lugo, Jackson (AA) SS Jose King, Diamondbacks (AZL) SS Sergio Alcantara, Visalia (HiA)
July 16 • Nats Add A's Bullpen Duo
 
Acquire: LHP Sean Doolittle, Oakland RHP Ryan Madson, Oakland Acquire: LHP Jesus Luzardo, GCL 3B/SS Sheldon Neuse, Hagerstown (LoA) RHP Blake Treinen, Washington
July 13 • Yanks Make Minor Move For 1B
 
Acquire: 1B Garrett Cooper, Nashville (AAA) Acquire: LHP Tyler Webb, New York (AL)
July 13 • White Sox, Cubs Pull Off Blockbuster
 
Acquire: LHP Jose Quintana, Chicago (AL) Acquire: OF Eloy Jimenez, Myrtle Beach (HiA) RHP Dylan Cease, South Bend (LoA) 1B Matt Rose, Myrtle Beach (HiA) 2B/SS Bryan Flete,  Myrtle Beach (HiA)
May 20 • Braves Bring In Matt Adams
 
Acquire: 1B Matt Adams, St. Louis Acquire: 3B Juan Yepez, Rome (LoA)
May 8 • Padres Get Szczur
 
Acquire: OF Matt Szczur, Chicago (NL) Acquire: RHP Justin Hancock, San Antonio (AA)
Feb. 19 • Nuno Sent To Orioles
Baltimore Orioles  
Acquire: LHP Vidal Nuno, Seattle Acquire: RHP Ryan Moseley, Abersdeen (SS)
Feb. 12 • Reds Send Phillips Home
 
Acquire: 2B Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati Acquire: RHP Carlos Portuondo, Gwinnett (AAA) LHP Andrew McKirahan, DNP
Feb. 8 • Cubs Get Mills For Dewees
 
Acquire: RHP Alec Mills, Kansas City Acquire: OF Donnie Dewees, Myrtle Beach (HiA)
Feb. 7 • Rays Send Romero To Nationals
 
Acquire: LHP Enny Romero, Tampa Bay Acquire: RHP Jeffrey Rosa, GCL Nationals (R)
Jan. 23 • Mariners Pick Up Pitching Depth
 
Acquire: LHP Dillon Overton, Oakland Acquire: C Jason Goldstein, Everett (SS)
Jan. 23 • Dodgers Get A Second Baseman In Forsythe
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Acquire: RHP Jose De Leon, Los Angeles (NL) Acquire: 2B Logan Forsythe, Tampa Bay
Jan. 19 • Marlins Get Straily
Miami Marlins  
Acquire: RHP Dan Straily, Cincinnati Acquire: RHP Luis Castillo, Jacksonville (AA) RHP Austin Brice, Miami Isaiah White, of, Batavia (SS)
Jan. 11 • Mariners Spin Off Mallex Smith
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Acquire: OF Mallex Smith, Atlanta LHP Ryan Yarbrough, Jackson (AA) SS Carlos Vargas, DSL Mariners (R) Acquire: LHP Drew Smyly, Tampa Bay
Jan. 11 • Mariners, Braves Make Four-Player Swap
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Acquire: OF Mallex Smith, Atlanta RHP Shae Simmons, Atlanta Acquire: LHP Luiz Gohara, Clinton (LoA) LHP Thomas Burrows, Everett (SS)
Jan. 6 • Royals Get Karns For Dyson
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Acquire: OF Jarrod Dyson, Kansas City Acquire: RHP Nathan Karns, Seattle
Jan. 6 • Mariners Get Gallardo From O's For Seth Smith
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Acquire: RHP Yovani Gallardo, Baltimore Acquire: OF Seth Smith, Seattle

For any trade involving a major leaguer or a Prospect Handbook-caliber minor leaguer, we summarize the players’ strengths, weaknesses and possible future roles. We slant our trade analysis toward the young players and prospects involved, letting the veterans’ track records do most of the talking. Any player who is designated for assignment, and thus removed from his club’s 40-man roster, is not considered for Trade Central because the resulting trade is not a pure talent-for-talent exchange. Teams have much less leverage in such trades. << Trade Central 2016 << Trade Central 2015 << Trade Central 2014 << Trade Central 2013 << Trade Central 2012 << Trade Central 2011 << Trade Central 2010 << Trade Central 2009 << Trade Central 2008 << Trade Central 2007 << Trade Central 2006 << Trade Central 2005 << Trade Central 2004 << Trade Central 2003 << Trade Central 2002

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