The K Zone

July 31, 2014

Recap of baseball’s trade deadline in tweets

Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is at 3 p.m. Thursday, and one deal that was struck in the morning was a doozy: the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes. Near the deadline, Detroit landed Rays left-hander David Price in a three-team deal. Check here for the latest moves on what has been an active day of trades.

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Andy McCullough blogs about the Royals and baseball

Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline ended at 3 p.m. Thursday, and it was a monumental day.

You said it, Denard. The big one, for Royals fans at least, came just before 3 p.m.:

The Cubs sent Emilio Bonifacio, who had been linked in a return to the Royals, to the Braves:

Boston and the Yankees made a trade ... and the world didn’t end. New York got second baseman Stephen Drew:

The Yankees also beat the deadline with this:

The Astros and Marlins made a multi-player trade:

The Red Sox traded yet another pitcher:

Cleveland swapped shortstops with the Washington Nationals:

The Seattle Mariners landed San Diego Padres outfielder Chris Denorfia, who reportedly had been on the Royals’ radar:

We had a Brewers-D-backs trade over the lunch hour:

The Cardinals added Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey in what seems like a minor move compared to the other earthquake:

The Twins sent outfielder Sam Fuld to Oakland for pitcher Tommy Milone:

This trade got the day started with a bang:

That move likely will affect the Royals:

What can you say about all the moves?

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