MLB Trading Deadline: The Most Interesting Moves Under the Radar

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The timing of Tuesday’s huge trade between Juan Soto with Padres was, for a neutral baseball watcher, both a blessing and a curse. The deal fell through (at least in principle, try as Eric Hosmer might delay it) early enough that we didn’t have to wait all day for a solution. But the occurrence of the most important trade of the day (maybe ever?) before most other transactions are revealed casts a long shadow over the rest of what was an eventful day of spin and dealing.

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