1 Aug 2016
2:55- We kick things off early with news that the Yankees and Rangers are close on a Beltran deal.
3:00- Word is Dillion Tate, #4 overall pick last year will be part of the trade
3:02- Rangers will apparently trade Joey Gallo to Brewers for Lucroy
3:03- Tate plus 2 more players reportedly heading to NY
3:04- Tate injured his hamstring in April and hasn’t shown the velocity he had last year, but this would be a great return for Beltran
3:07- Jay Bruce is going to the Mets if the Reds agree on the medicals
3:10- Joel Sherman raises the question of if the Beltran deal goes through do the Yankees bring Sanchez up and use him and McCann as DH/C?
3:16- Joel Sherman reporting that Yankees are working on a Nova trade
3:18- Nick Cafardo reporting that what the Red Sox have offered hasn’t interested Chicago much in regards to Chris Sale
3:22- Mets trying to get Bruce and Lucroy
3:26- Joel Sherman reporting that Ben Gamel will fill Beltrans roster spot if trade happens
3:28- Buster Olney reports Mets are out on Lucroy
3:30- Pirates interested in Nova according to Rosenthal
3:31- Jack Curry reports Yankees getting Tate, Eric Swanson and Nick Green for Beltran
3:34- Joel Sherman confirms Curry’s report and adds that Mets trade for Bruce is going through
3:38- Ken Rosenthal reporting Jessie Chavez going from Toronto to LA
3:40- Rangers apparently going “hard” after Lucroy according to multiple sources
3:42- Yankees have announced Beltran trade
3:45- Olney reports Yankees are talking to multiple teams about Nova
3:47- Rosenthal reports Lucroy is headed to Texas
3:50- Chad Jennings reports that Gamel is on Yankees active roster
3:53- Jeff Passan says Joey Gallo is not in deal for Lucroy
3:57- Rangers getting Jeffress in Lucroy deal too.
3:59- Nova to the Pirates per Jon Heyman
4:02- Matt Moore to Giants per Joel Sherman
4:10- Chris Sale staying put according to Heyman
4:13-Everything is quiet, could it all be over?
4:20- Nova trade is for infamous PTBNL. Not a shock
4:28-That’s a wrap. Remember trades can still happen, but guys need to pass through wavers first. That means Yankees still could sell some of their big contracts. I’ll add a post later recapping it all.