Trade Talk Tracker: Phillies want to move Ryan Howard; Yanks land another arm

Trade Talk Tracker: Phillies want to move Ryan Howard; Yanks land another arm

Mike Oz

Big League Stew

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The Phillies reportedly want to trade Ryan Howard and are willing to pay a lot of money to do so. (Getty Images)
The Stew’s Trade Talk Tracker follows the juiciest rumors in MLB until the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. We’ll give you the day’s most important links about who may (or may not) be changing teams soon.

DONE DEAL: The Yankees acquired lefty Chris Capuano from the Rockies. [Yahoo Sports]

TAKE HIM, PLEASE: The Phillies are working hard to move Ryan Howard, and are even willing to pay “most or much of” his $70 million salary. [CBS Sports]

ICYMI: The Mariners traded for Kendrys Morales, who they had last year. [Yahoo Sports]

ALSO: The Mariners are pursuing Drew Stubbs from the Rockies. [@jonmorosi]

SO IT’S A MAYBE: The Red Sox could consider trading Jon Lester, but only if they think there’s no chance to sign him to an extension after the season. [@Ken_Rosenthal]

MEANWHILE IN ARIZONA: The D-backs want to trade Aaron Hill. Martin Prado, not as much, but they’re listening to offers. [CBS Sports]




DAVID PRICE UPDATE: Jayson Stark ranks the teams most likely to land Price: Dodgers, Mariners, Cardinals, Giants, Blue Jays. [ESPN]

DONE DEAL: The Royals sent IF/OF Jimmy Paredes to the Orioles for cash. [Yahoo Sports]

NATIONALLY SPEAKING: The Nats need help at second and in the bullpen. [@Ken_Rosenthal]

UHHH, NO: It sounds like the Rockies want too much for Jorge De La Rosa. [CBS Sports]

NOT EVERYONE IS AVAILABLE: The fire-selling Padres are fine keeping Ian Kennedy around, unless they’re overwhelmed by an offer. [CBS Sports]


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