MLB trade deadline grades: Winners, losers and details for every major deal

  • Covers MLB for
  • Former deputy editor of Page 2
  • Been with since 1995

The July 30 MLB trade deadline is approaching fast. Which star players, key veterans and intriguing prospects are changing teams?

The Tampa Bay Rays and Minnesota Twins got this July’s major movement started with a deal sending 41-year-old slugger Nelson Cruz to the American League East — and Tampa Bay followed by trading ageless left-hander Rich Hill to the New York Mets.

We’re handing out grades and breaking down the details for every big trade as the deals that will shape this season’s pennant races go down.

Source: Read Full Article