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Follow along as trade deadline nears

The 4 p.m. ET MLB trade deadline will soon be upon us. Which teams will make one more bold splash before it is too late?

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ESPN's MLB trade deadline show

Who were the winners? Who were the losers? David Schoenfield and Jerry Crasnick recap the MLB trade deadline today at 4:30 p.m. ET.

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Friday frenzy: Ten things to watch for

Everyone is still predicting a busy MLB trade deadline. Here are 10 developments to watch for, including the Yankees' search for a starter.

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Twins get bullpen help, add Jepsen from Rays

The Minnesota Twins got some much-needed help for their beleaguered bullpen on Friday, acquiring right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen from the Tampa Bay Rays for a pair of minor league pitching pro

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Hamilton the hero of the Rangers' win (0:48)
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Wilmer Flores moving on from trade drama

Wilmer Flores spoke to reporters following the New York Mets' loss to the San Diego Padres on Thursday, reflecting on the events of the night before.

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MJ backboard, Mantle card sold at auction

The backboard, hoop, net and stand that was the recipient of Michael Jordan's last shot with the Chicago Bulls sold for $41,825 by Heritage Auctions at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

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Sarris: Closers-in-waiting to target in fantasy

Looking at the factors that determine when a closer will lose his job, Eno Sarris identifies 10 such players in MLB, as well as which of their teammates will ascend to the role.

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Houston Astros @astros

#Astros have activated OF Carlos Gomez (#30) for tonight’s game and will activate RHP Mike Fiers (#54) prior to tomorrow’s game.

Jay Bruce not in Reds lineup

Bruce's omission is intriguing because he's been the center of trade rumors. Jason Bourgeois fills in for the Reds, who play the Pirates at 7:10 p.m. ET.

BBTN: Trade deadline edition, 3:30 p.m. ET

The Baseball Tonight crew preps you for the remaining 30 minutes before the deadline and discusses all the trades thus far. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Hearing #Rangers likely to hang onto Yovani Gallardo before the deadline. They've said all along they'd take the draft pick if they had to

Glanville: Revere brings reckless abandon

Said Doug Glanville on what the LF would bring to the Blue Jays (as reported by MLB's Phillies reporter): "His hair is on fire, shoes are on fire. That's his game, and you're looking for a high-energy guy, that's Ben Revere's game."

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Friday trade deadline highlights ... so far

  • Marlins SP Dan Haren to Cubs (via ESPN and multiple reports)
  • Phillies OF Ben Revere to Blue Jays (according to MLB's Phillies reporter)
  • Brewers OF Gerardo Parra to Orioles
  • Rays RP Kevin Jepsen to Twins

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Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

Haren went 5.2 against ths Cubs on June 3. Gave up 3 R on 6 H and 2 BB. Got the win. J. Lake homered off him

With hour remaining, Padres are quiet

Enticing trade pieces such as Justin Upton, Craig Kimbrel and James Shields have made San Diego the favorite to be the most active team today. Nothing so far, though, as the 4 p.m. ET deadline nears.

The Blue Jays' busy trade deadline

Toronto has traded for the four players below... and an hour still remains.

  • SS Troy Tulowitzki
  • RP LaTroy Hawkins
  • SP David Price
  • OF Ben Revere (according to MLB's Phillies reporter)

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ICYMI: Ryan Rua hits inside-the-park HR

The Rangers outfielder used his legs to turn a line drive to center field into a four-bagger.

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Report: Ben Revere traded to Toronto

With Revere being dealt to the Blue Jays (per MLB's Phillies reporter), Toronto's powerful offense fills its only void: a true leadoff hitter. Revere, the Phillies' leadoff hitter, has hit .298 with 24 steals in 2015.

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Twins land reliever Jepsen from Rays

Minnesota (53-48) finally made its presence felt at the trade deadline by acquiring Kevin Jepsen for two minor league pitchers. Jepsen's last two seasons: 106.2 innings, 2.70 ERA.

Dan Haren is just what Cubs seek

He's not Cole Hamels or David Price, but ESPN's Tim Kurkjian still likes the reported move: "Dan Haren's had a good year, he's not going to cost too much and he can fit in the middle of that rotation."

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Reports: Marlins sending Haren to Cubs

The Cubs are acquiring RHP Dan Haren from the Marlins, according to ESPN and multiple reports. He is 7-7 with a 3.42 ERA this season and 149-129 with a 3.75 ERA in his career. Miami will get SS Elliott Soto and RHP Ivan Pineyro in return.

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