Ultimate MLB Second Half Guide: Analysis and Predictions for Trade Deadline, Standings, Awards, and the Playoffs

The Trade Deadline Preview And Predictions:

Guys who won’t be dealt:

Giants LHP Madison Bumgarner

Mets RHP Noah Syndergaard

Mets RHP Jacob deGrom

The Biggest Trades of the Summer:

Dodgers acquire SS Manny Machado from the Orioles for RHP Yadier Alvarez and C Will Smith.

Yankees acquire RHP Michael Fulmer from the Tigers for OF Clint Frazier and RHP Jonathan Loaisiga.

Diamondbacks acquire 2B Brian Dozier from the Twins for 1B Kevin Cron and RHP Emilio Vargas.

Brewers acquire C J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins for SS/2B Mauricio Dubon, C Mario Feliciano, and RHP Adrian Houser.

Astros acquire LHP Zach Britton from the Orioles for OF Ronnie Dawson and RHP Corbin Martin.

Yankees acquire LHP Brad Hand from the Padres for RHP Sonny Gray, OF Billy McKinney, and RHP Albert Abreu.

Yankees acquire LHP J.A. Happ from the Blue Jays for RHP Dillon Tate and 1B Ryan McBroom.

Cardinals acquire 2B Scooter Gennett from the Reds for C Andrew Knizner and OF Oscar Mercado.

Braves acquire 3B Mike Moustakas and RHP Ian Kennedy from the Royals for C William Contreras and 2B Derian Cruz.

Team by Team Trade Reel-In Predictions:

Los Angeles Angels:

1B Justin Bour

RF Nicholas Castellanos

LHP Francisco Liriano

RHP Matt Harvey

New York Yankees:

RHP Michael Fulmer

LHP J.A. Happ

LHP Brad Hand

Boston Red Sox:

C Francisco Cervelli

RHP Kirby Yates

Seattle Mariners:

OF Adam Jones

LHP Cole Hamels

Colorado Rockies:

RHP David Hernandez

RHP Blake Parker

Atlanta Braves:

RHP Joakim Soria

3B Mike Moustakas

RHP Nathan Eovaldi

RHP Ian Kennedy

Milwaukee Brewers:

C J.T. Realmuto

3B/SS Eduardo Escobar

RHP Tyson Ross

Houston Astros:

OF Carlos Gonzalez

LHP Zach Britton

St. Louis Cardinals:

2B Scooter Gennett

3B Josh Donaldson

Los Angeles Dodgers:

SS Manny Machado

Chicago Cubs:

RHP Chris Archer

Philadelphia Phillies:

3B Adrian Beltre

Washington Nationals:

C Wilson Ramos

Arizona Diamondbacks:

2B Brian Dozier

SS Jose Iglesias

Cleveland Indians:

OF Corey Dickerson

2B Starlin Castro

RHP Brad Brach

RHP Kyle Barraclough


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