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Grading all 30 GMs at the deadline

Which GMs performed the best when it mattered most? Thanks to Alex Anthopoulos' wheeling and dealing, the Blue Jays are now good enough to overtake the Yankees, who stood pat at the deadline, says Jim Bowden.

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Grading all 30 GMs at the deadline

Alex Anthopoulos (Blue Jays) traded for SS Troy Tulowitzki, SP David Price and OF Ben Revere. So, he gets an A+. Dave Stewart (Diamondbacks) did nothing, and thus, his grade was less generous. Grades (Insider)

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