Cespedes Sent to Mets – Yoenis Cespedes’ trade to the Mets means he’ll join his 4th team in the past 2 seasons. After starting his career in Oakland, he was dealt to the Red Sox at last year’s deadline, then sent to Detroit this past winter.
After acquiring Michael Morse from Marlins, Dodgers deal him to Pirates for Jose Tabata. (via multiple reports)
Pirates have acquired LHP J.A. Happ from Seattle in exchange for minor league pitcher Adrian Sampson.
Tommy Hunter Going From O’s to Cubs – The Orioles RHP has been traded to Chicago for OF Junior Lake. Hunter has a 3.63 ERA with 32 strikeouts in 44 2/3 innings of relief this season, and Lake has played mostly at Triple-A this year.
Ben Revere Traded to Toronto – By adding Revere, the Blue Jays’ powerful offense fills its only void: a true leadoff hitter. Revere has hit .298 with 24 steals as the Phillies’ primary leadoff hitter this year.