There are deals on Tuesday. Many of them.
The MLB trade deadline brings a flurry of activity ahead of the 6 p.m. ET deadline. All but one team — the Rockies, which have always been on brand — traded before the “pencil drop” barrier. Juan Soto and Josh Bell’s blockbuster trade to San Diego in exchange for a trove of players headed to Washington certainly grabs the headlines, but there are plenty of other moves – Harrison Budd’s Jordan Montgomery! Blue Jays Whit Merrifield! Raisel Iglesias joins the Warriors! — making waves that will no doubt change the pennant race for the final two months of the season.
While the league’s followers are sure to be hijacked by people who are flooded with trade reports and rumors throughout the day, the players are also on their toes. Here are some of the best responses to a crazy and action-packed day.
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