DIAMONDBACKS SEND DRURY TO YANKEES

The Diamondbacks have acquired outfielder Steven Souza from the Rays as part of the three-way trade that also involves the Yankees. As well, infielder Brandon Drury is headed from Arizona to the Yankees, and the D-Backs send reliever Anthony Banda to Tampa. The Yankees will also be sending prospects Nick Solak and Taylor Widener to the Rays and Diamondbacks, respectively.

Here’s how it breaks down:

  • Diamondbacks get: OF Steven Souza, RHP Taylor Widener
  • Rays get: LHP Anthony Banda, 2B Nick Solak
  • Yankees get: INF Brandon Drury

Boston Red Sox have signed J.D. Martinez’s the deal is $110 million over 5 years, according to Pedro Gomez of ESPN.

The recent signing of Eric Hosmer by the Padres pushed Wil Myers to the outfield. Trade interest in Hunter Renfroe has picked up since Padres reached agreement with Eric Hosmer says Jon Morosi, Braves are known to be looking for an outfielder.

Jason Owens reports the D-Backs go in a different direction with the signing of Jarrod Dyson. Not signing JD Martinez will hurt the line up but Dyson played well in Seattle, he will add to the team speed, and is all about what’s the best for the team.

Phillies continue talks with Jake Arrieta according to Matt Snyder of CBS Sports. Arrieta is the top free agent pitcher left on the market.

 

 

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