“That's what we play for. Those are the moments we want to be in,” Moore said after the
Monday was the busiest deadline day since at least 1995, eclipsing the 15 deals made on the final day for non-waiver trades in 2010 and 2015, according to
Teams had until 1 p.m. PDT to make trades without waivers. From now on, no player can be dealt unless he goes unclaimed by everyone else.
After Lucroy used his limited no-trade clause to block a deal to Cleveland, the All-Star catcher was sent to Texas.
"Really excited and can't wait to get after it!" he posted on Twitter.
The 30-year-old Lucroy is batting .299 with 13 homers and 50 RBIs this season. As part of the deal, the Rangers also received
Texas also got Beltran, a proven postseason star, from the
"As a player you know this moment could happen. But when it happens, it hits you," Beltran said.
Twice before in his career, Beltran was traded in midseason to a team with playoff hopes. Like the Rangers, Beltran has been to the
The Yankees kept reworking their roster, trying to turn the best parts of a .500 team into a bright future. They’d already dealt relief aces
As always, relievers were in demand. The Giants aimed to bolster a shaky bullpen by getting left-hander
The banged-up Mets acquired Bruce, the All-Star outfielder who leads the NL with 80 RBIs, from Cincinnati for infielder Dilson Herrera and minor league left-hander Max Wotell.
The Mets also got pitcher Jon Niese, who spent his first eight years in New York, from Pittsburgh for reliever
Toronto was busy, making three deals. A day after falling out of the