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Grading the San Francisco Giants' Trade Deadline Performance

The 2014 non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the San Francisco Giants have only one major move to show for it.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Baseball Players, Dan Uggla, Pat Burrell

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Los Angeles Dodgers dona t make blockbuster deal, and ita s a good move

Thursday's deadline passed without a trade for starter David Price – who went to the Tigers – or Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit, who wasn't dealt.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Joaquin Benoit, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Matt Kemp

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Giants GM Brian Sabean glad he avoided deadline trade frenzy

The Giants didn't make a move on one of the busiest deadline days in MLB history, and that was just fine with Brian Sabean.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Ehire Adrianza, Brandon Belt, Chris Denorfia

Frisco Fastball

Trade Deadline: SF Giants stand pat, will rely on in-house talent

Jul 7, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios hits a double in the third inning against the Houston Astros at Global Life Park in Arlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Joe Panik

AZ SnakePit

Series Preview #37, vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

After a series win in Cincinnati, the Diamondbacks continue their tour against the NL Central as they return home to play the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh Pirates, Josh Collmenter, Alfredo Simon

BleacherReport

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Jon Lester, John Lackey and More

The most difficult task facing any general manager this time of year, regardless of whether he is buying or selling at the trade deadline, is trying to figure out the proper value to build his team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, John Lackey, National League, Major League Baseball

Atlanta Braves

Teheran tasked with derailing Dodgers, Kershaw

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has walked just 15 batters in 16 starts this season, though his command finally faltered on Monday night when he was a guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Jonny Venters, Julio Teheran, Matt Kemp, Jason Heyward

Rock Hill Herald

Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning after homering in consecutive games for the first time in over a year and the Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Wednesday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Matt Kemp, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Cubs acquire struggling LHP Doubront from Red Sox

Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Felix Doubront, Baseball Players, Boston Red Sox, Jon Lester, John Lackey, National League

Bellingham Herald

Gyorko, Venable back Hahn in Padres' 12-1 laugher

Yangervis Solarte, obtained from the New York Yankees in the trade for Chase Headley, had four hits and the Padres tied their season high with 16. Yasmani Grandal was the only regular without a hit, although all eight starters scored at least one run.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Will Venable, Baseball Players, Jesse Hahn, Jedd Gyorko, San Diego Padres

Rant Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers' Outfield is Extremely Complicated

Many teams in MLB can only dream to have and contend for a championship with the All-Star payroll that the Los Angeles Dodgers possess.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Andre Ethier, Matt Kemp, Carl Crawford

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Buyers and sellers spar for deadline deals

Visions of acquiring a difference-making player for this season or possible future stars stir the imagination of Major League Baseball fans ahead of Thursday's trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Toronto Blue Jays, David Price, National League

BleacherReport

Jon Lester Would Make the Dodgers World Series Favorites

With injuries to starters Michael Wacha and Jaime Garcia , the Cardinals' staff is depleted.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, American League, American League East, Michael Wacha, Jaime Garcia, Dan Haren

Bradenton.com

Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates hope to continue their climb up the NL Central ladder and will shoot for a three-game sweep of the struggling San Francisco Giants Wednesday afternoon at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, Charlie Morton

Chicago Cubs

MLB.com forecasts Deadline trade winds

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee

ArcaMax Publishing

Dodgers get a win and a Vin

In this crazy week, when trade rumors are amplified and dissected with every passing second, the Dodgers commanded the attention of their fans Tuesday with two words: "BREAKING NEWS."

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford

Denver Post

Kiszla: Can the Rockies get better? It's as easy as 1, 2, 3 steps

Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki makes his way to the diamond July 8 at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, Troy Tulowitzki, Todd Helton

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Rant Sports

Lost Seasons Tell 2014 Story for Cincinnati Reds, Arizona Diamondbacks

The Cincinnati Reds were good enough heading into the 2014 season that they could afford to let starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo walk out the door unfettered after eight years to sign a a two-year, $23.5-million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Cincinnati Reds, Baseball Players, Bronson Arroyo, Arizona Diamondbacks, Joey Votto

Examiner.com

MLB trade rumors: Latroy Hawkins trade from Colorado Rockies coming soon?

MLB trade rumors indicate the Colorado Rockies could part with their closer soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League

Rant Sports

Los Angeles Dodgers Rumors: Acquiring Jon Lester Would Give Them Best Staff In 20 Years

With the Boston Red Sox quickly falling further out of contention in the AL East, the team will be looking to unload some of its stars.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Los Angeles Dodgers, American League, American League East, Clayton Kershaw, Josh Beckett

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