MLB commerce deadline updates: Giants, Red Sox not shut on deal for Will Smith

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MLB commerce deadline updates: Giants, Red Sox not shut on deal for Will Smith

The commerce deadline for Major League Baseball is 4 p.m. Wednesday. We’ll have updates right here from Globe reporters and different media sources of any strikes by the Red Sox or experiences regarding them.

Red Sox, Giants not shut on deal for lefty Will Smith

According to an trade source, the Red Sox have certainly proven curiosity (as reported by Sean McAdam of the BSJ) in Giants lefty Will Smith, however the two sides have been unable to line up, Alex Speier experiences. The Giants view the Sox system as “thin,” in keeping with the source, making it troublesome to establish frequent floor for a deal.

Smith has a 2.72 ERa with 12.8 strikeouts and 2.1 walks per 9 innings together with 26 saves for the Giants this 12 months. He is eligible free of charge company after this season, resulting in widespread expectations that he could be dealt.

As of this morning, there was little traction in direction of any deal previous to the 4 p.m. commerce deadline involving the Red Sox — although such quiet usually can provide technique to a flurry of exercise within the hours main as much as the deadline.

Rays purchase Jesus Aguilar

The Milwaukee Brewers have traded slumping slugger Jesús Aguilar to the Tampa Bay Rays in alternate for righthanded reliever Jake Faria, in keeping with the Associated Press.

Aguilar was an All-Star final 12 months, hitting 35 residence runs with 108 RBIs for the NL Central champion Brewers. But the 29-year-old first baseman received off to a sluggish begin this season and is hitting .225 with eight homers and 34 RBIs this 12 months.

White Sox commerce Nate Jones to Rangers

The Texas Rangers have acquired right-hander Nate Jones from the Chicago White Sox in alternate for minor league pitchers Joe Jarneski and Ray Castro, in keeping with the Associated Press.

Chicago will ship the Rangers $750,000 as a part of the deal to cowl a part of the $1.5 million remaining within the $4.65 million wage for Jones, who’s on the injured record after surgical procedure to restore a flexor mass tear in his proper forearm. He just isn’t anticipated to pitch once more this season.

Indians commerce Trevor Bauer to Reds

The Cleveland Indians agreed to commerce Trevor Bauer to the Cincinnati Reds for Yasiel Puig in a three-team deal that additionally includes the Padres. The Indians additionally get lefthander Scott Moss from Cincinnati and slugging outfielder Franmil Reyes, lefty Logan Allen, and infielder Victor Nova from the Padres. San Diego receives minor league outfielder Taylor Trammell from the Reds

Diaz seems unlikely

The Red Sox look like seeking to bolster the bullpen. The workforce left little doubt that it will be a purchaser after successful consecutive sequence in opposition to the Rays and Yankees.

One reliever the Red Sox may not be shopping for in on is Edwin Diaz, in keeping with Alex Speier, who writes {that a} deal stays unlikely, though the Red Sox are working to seek out frequent floor with the Mets.

Some different potentialities, Speier writes, are Will Smith of the Giants, Daniel Hudson of the Blue Jays, and Greg Holland of the Diamondbacks, in addition to Shane Greene of the Tigers and Ken Giles of the Blue Jays.

This submit will probably be up to date as warranted.

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