MLB free agency will end in just a few days and all the teams are already looking for players to make the deal. The Yankees needs new pitchers, and the Indians are rebuilding their whole team. Trevor Bauer, Yasiel Puig, Pablo Sandoval, Madison Bumgarner, etc are some of the top sought free agents.
The MLB All-Star will dominate the free agency as they have already proven their worth in the games. Only a few teams will make it to the post-season and they need good players to do so. The free agency will end on July 31, and many blockbuster deals will be made out before that. Here are the latest updates and rumours from the MLB trade circles.
MLB All-Star Week Updates
Carlos Carrasco, the star pitcher for the team of Cleveland Indians has been diagnosed by leukemia. He will take a break for a few months and return to the field soon. The 32 years old player has full confidence that he will battle his cancer and make a strong comeback by the end of July month.
J.R. Smith, the NBA champion made an appearance at the softball celebrity games and made headlines by playing shirtless. Jamie Foxx and Anthony Mackie were also a part of the game event.
— Hayden Grove (@H_Grove) July 7, 2019
Odubel Herrera from Philadelphia Phillies was fined for an 85-game domestic violence suspension, which is the second longest in MLB history.
Phillies pitcher Odubel Herrera and his girlfriend leave Atlantic City Municipal court hand in hand after she declined to press charges that he assaulted her in a casino. He will get counseling for 60 days. pic.twitter.com/5FYPyWulJM
— Amy S. Rosenberg (@amysrosenberg) July 3, 2019
Jonathan Lucroy got injured in the game against the Houston Astros after he was hit by Jake Marisnick at the plate. He had to undergo a CT scan and the reports showed a broken nose and concussion.
The Atlanta Braves defeated the team of Philadelphia Phillies to secure the top position in the NL East stand.
The Detroit Tigers are looking to trade Shane Green, but have not found a proper team or trade deal.
Adley Rutschman, who was the No. 1 pick in the current MLB trade draft has been bought by the Baltimore Orioles for an $8.1 million contract.
Tyler Skaggs, the 27-year-old Arizona Diamondbacks was found dead found in Texas before the game. The cause of death has not been found yet and the match was cancelled. Our condolences are with his family and friends and may his soul rest in peace.
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 3, 2019