Jonathan Lucroy got a deal he liked, Carlos Beltran joined him in Texas and Jay Bruce was shipped to the New York Mets on Monday during an 18-swap frenzy at baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline.
Matt Moore and Francisco Liriano found new homes, too, as playoff contenders stocked up for the stretch.
“That's what we play for. Those are the moments we want to be in,” Moore said after the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants got the left-hander from last-place Tampa Bay. “For someone to reach out and come get me, it's a really good feeling.”
Monday was the busiest deadline day since at least...