The Brewers bolstered their offense at the buzzer, adding infielder Jonathan Schoop from the Orioles in exchange for Jonathan Villar and prospects, right-hander Luis Ortiz and shortstop Jean Carmona (Ken Rosenthal, The Athletic; Mark Feinsand, MLB.com).
Second baseman Brian Dozier was traded from the Minnesota Twins to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Twins will receive Logan Forsythe in the deal, as well as minor leaguers Luke Raley and Devin Smeltzer (Jerry Crasnick, ESPN; Joel Sherman, New York Post).
Baltimore traded starter Kevin Gausman and reliever Darren O’Day to the Braves, getting back a bevy of prospects in Jean Carlos Encarnacion, Brett Cumberland, Evan Phillips, and Bruce Zimmermann, plus $2.5 million in international bonus pool money (Jon Heyman, FanCred; Ken Rosenthal, The Athletic).
Texas sent reliever Jake Diekman to Arizona (Jerry Crasnick, ESPN; Jon Heyman, FanCred) and the D-Backs also acquired Brad Ziegler from Miami in exchange for minor league righty, Tommy Eveld (Steve Gilbert, MLB.com).
Philadelphia traded for Aaron Loup, a left-handed reliever, from the Toronto Blue Jays, sending MiLB pitcher Jacob Waguespack back to the Jays (Ben Nicholson-Smith, Sportsnet.ca; Feinsand, MLB.com). The Phillies designated Trevor Plouffe for assignment to make room for Loup, as per the team.
Chris Archer went from Tampa Bay to the Pirates, in exchange for right-hander Tyler Glasnow and outfielder Austin Meadows. There is reportedly another asset going to Pittsburgh in the deal (Stephen Nesbitt, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times).
The Cardinals sent outfielder Tommy Pham and international bonus pool money to the Rays for three of the team’s top prospects, outfielder Justin Williams, left-hander Genesis Cabrera, and right-hander Roel Ramirez (Bill Chastain, MLB.com).