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Olney: Why trading Tulo was a smart move by the Rockies.

Yes, the Blue Jays added an All-Star bat to their already potent lineup. But it was the Rockies, Buster Olney writes, who may have changed the course of their franchise in the Troy Tulowitzki deal.

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Angels, Astros open three-game series Tuesday (2:23)
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Theo Epstein: All trade possibilities in play

Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein dissected his team's chances of making a trade before Friday's non-waiver deadline, though nothing seems imminent.

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Scouting Mets, Yankees Double-A prospects

Keith Law takes in an Eastern League game -- played in less than two hours -- and brings back scouting reports on a few Mets and Yankees prospects.

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Trade deadline pulse: July 27

The Dodgers have until Friday to land the starting pitcher(s) they so desperately want and, if rumors are true, there is no lack of alternatives.

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Keri: A culmination in Cooperstown

The Hall of Fame induction Sunday was a moment to celebrate, and Pedro Martinez was the beaming figure at the center of it all.

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DraftKings obtains additional $300M in financing

Daily fantasy sports site DraftKings announced it secured an additional $300 million in financing from, among others, Major League Baseball, the NHL and Major League Soccer.

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Which Tulo will Blue Jays get?

New Toronto SS Troy Tulowitzki has been great at his old home Coors Field, but less so on the road. Per 162 games at home, Tulo has hit .321 with 33 HRs and 119 RBIs. On the road, the numbers slip to .276, 25 HRs, 84 RBIs.

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Victorino cries upon Boston departure

Shane Victorino got emotional when talking about his trade from the Red Sox to the Angels.

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Tigers can't afford to deal David Price

ESPN's Tim Kurkjian explains why the Tigers will be buyers at the trade deadline: "If you're around .500 in the American League right now, you have a shot at that second wild card."

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Tigers' David Price 'not getting traded'

ESPN's Jayson Stark said: "They're still only 4.5 back of the Twins in the wild card. They've got Miguel Cabrera coming back in a few weeks. They've decided they're built to win now. They're going to go for it." (via Mike & Mike)

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Only '75% chance' Hamels gets traded

ESPN Jayson Stark's update on Cole Hamels: "There is so much pressure on the Phillies to make a deal where everybody pats them on the back and says great job ... they, in the last 24 hours, have called around to several teams on the periphery and tried to get them back involved [and that] tells me that they still don't have an offer that they really like." (via Mike & Mike)

Blue Jays 'need arms, not bats'

ESPN's Jayson Stark on the Troy Tulowitzki-Jose Reyes trade: "This is one of the most shocking deadline deals that I can remember. ... But look, Troy Tulowitzki is an upgrade for them. He's a better player than Jose Reyes. He's a better defender." (via Mike & Mike)

ICYMI: Kris Bryant, Cubs walk off

The Cubs 3B hit his first career walk-off home run to give the Cubs a 9-8 victory after Carlos Gonzalez hit his second HR of the game to put the Rockies up 8-7 in the top of the 9th.

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Jered Weaver to make rehab start

The Angels RHP will make a Class A start Thursday as he continues to rehab an injured left hip. Weaver has been out since late June; his replacement, rookie Andrew Haney, has gone 5-0 with a 1.79 ERA.

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Toronto 'ready to do something else'

ESPN's Tim Kurkjian on the Troy Tulowitzki-Jose Reyes trade: "Toronto gets the best shortstop in baseball and he has been for several years now." Kurkjian added the Jays aren't done and will continue to seek out pitching.

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Price raising his value

It's as if David Price knew the trade deadline was coming. The Tigers pitcher has lowered his ERA each month this season, making his case to either stick around in Detroit, or demand a high asking price.

Rockies swap Tulo for Jays' Reyes

Toronto already leads MLB in runs this season, and by adding Troy Tulowitzki, they've now acquired a SS who has been better both offensively and defensively than Jose Reyes since he joined the Blue Jays in 2013.

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Since his 1st full season in 2007, Troy Tulowitzki ranks top among SS: •1st in OPS: .893 •1st in HR: 186 •1st in RBI: 650 •1st in WAR: 40.0

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#PhotoOfTheNight: Kris Bryant hits his first career walk-off home run as the Cubs defeat the Rockies, 9-8.

Stephen Strasburg to get a rehab start

The Nationals ace will start in Triple-A Wednesday, his first since leaving an MLB game July 4. That game was just his third after a month on the DL. This season he has made just 13 starts with a 5.16 ERA.

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Big Papi and The Babe

With his 20th HR Monday, Boston's David Ortiz made it 14 straight seasons with 20 or more HRs and 13th straight with the same team. Only one AL player has ever matched that streak ... Babe Ruth, in 15 straight (1920-34) with the Yankees.

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Memorable 1st day for MLB's No. 1 pick

The D-backs' top pick Dansby Swanson took a fastball in the face last week. He needed 14 stitches and suffered a mild concussion. "He got up and said, 'That's a pretty good first day, huh?'" said farm director Mike Bell.

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Jose Reyes, who led his league four times in triples, has yet to triple this year. Mets fans, you don't really want him back.

Victorino wept 'tears of joy' over trade

Shane Victorino, headed from the bottom of the AL East (Red Sox) to the top of the AL West (Angels), said the "toughest part" is leaving his Boston teammates, but added: "There's nothing I want to do more than win another ring."

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A-Rod spans the decades

With a HR Monday on his 40th birthday, Alex Rodriguez is the 4th player in major league history to hit a home run as a teenager and in his 40's, joining Ty Cobb, Rusty Staub and Gary Sheffield. (via Elias)

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