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Trade deadline day: Tim Beckham headed to Orioles in last-minute deal

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The Baltimore Orioles bolstered their injury-depleted infield by acquiring Tim Beckham from the Tampa Bay Rays for a minor league pitcher just before the trading deadline expired. Beckham is batting .259 in 87 games with the Rays. He’s played second base, third and shortstop.

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Carlos Beltran, Jonathan Lucroy, Jay Bruce among 18 traded by deadline

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Jonathan Lucroy got a deal he liked, Carlos Beltran joined him in Texas and Jay Bruce and Rich Hill also moved Monday during an 18-swap frenzy at the trade deadline. Matt Moore, Francisco Liriano and Joe Smith found new homes, too, as playoff contenders stocked up for the stretch. “That’s what we play for. Those are the moments we want to be in,” Moore said after NL West-leading San Francisco got the lefty from last-place Tampa Bay. “For someone to…

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Indians acquire all-star and Gainesville native Andrew Miller

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The Cleveland Indians made a cannonball splash in Saturday’s trade market by acquiring all-star reliever Andrew Miller from the Yankees. The Gainesville, Fla. native and his 97 mph fastball now makes the Indians the clear favorite to capture the American League’s Central Division title. Less than a week after shipping Aroldis Chapman and his 100 mph heater to the Cubs, New York officially gave up on the 2016 season. Cleveland, on the other hand, is betting their future with the…

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