Rhett Bollinger characterizes the Angels trade deadline flurry as trading for prospects and flexibility. MLB.com was surprised to see Raisel Iglesias get traded. Jesse Chavez is the most traded baseball player in MLB history. He’s been traded twice just this year. Jose Rojas is back with the big club while David MacKinnon was designated for assignment.
The Twins selected the contract of catcher Sandy Leon and designated veteran relief pitcher Joe Smith for assignment yesterday. The Brewers designated Dinelson Lamet for assignment a day after trading for him. They also designated Pedro Severino for assignment. The Pirates designated first baseman Yoshi Tsutsugo for assignment.
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