From Mike Trout to Yoan Moncada, here are the players their teams should decline to trade as Monday's deadline approaches.
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Monday's longest home runs
Padres rookie Alex Dickerson led the way on Monday with a 452-foot blast that extended San Diego's streak of consecutive games with a home run to 23. Two Brewers also went deep, while Adrian Beltre's long ball sent the Rangers home happy.
Adrian Beltre hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the ninth inning, a two-run shot that rallied the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Monday night.
Lineup: Athletics (45-54) at Rangers (57-42)
- 1. Jed Lowrie, 2B (S)
- 2. Jake Smolinksi, CF (R)
- 3. Josh Reddick, RF (L)
- 4. Danny Valencia, 1B (R)
- 5. Khris Davis, LF (R)
- 6. Billy Butler, DH (R)
- 7. Ryon Healy, 3B (R)
- 8. Marcus Semien, SS (R)
- 9. Matt McBride, C (R)
- SP: Daniel Mengden, RHP Daily notes
A's remain No. 22 in ESPN rankings
The Athletics have certainly been entertaining, winning three straight one-run games over the weekend against the Rays. They're 7-3 since the All-Star break and will open a nine-game road trip on Monday night at Texas. Week 16 Power Rankings
Will Marlins reel in a starter?
Jim Bowden sees A's left-hander Rich Hill as Miami's most likely option to join the rotation. Bowden lists right-handers Matt Shoemaker of the Angels and Andrew Cashner of the Padres next on the Marlins' shopping list. Top trade targets/best fits (Insider)
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Clubs talking with the Red Sox say they're still trying to do "something big." But for what high-end starter? Chris Sale? Sonny Gray? Mystery pitcher?
Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking home run off Erasmo Ramirez with one out in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Sunday.
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Saturday's longest home runs
Pedro Alvarez's solo shot in the seventh inning cleared the right-field bleachers at Camden Yards and struck a brick pillar. Alvarez has 12 homers this season, with three in the seven games that he has played since the All-Star break.
Ryon Healy hit a walk-off home run in the ninth inning two batters after Jake Smolinski tied it with a two-run homer, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Saturday.
Athletics @ Rangers
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