MLB Trade Deadline Liveblog [Updating]
Posted 7/31/2013 3:54:00 PM

Updated July 31th at 3:54pm

July 31th
- Baltimore acquires SP Bud Norris from Houston for OF LJ Hoes and SP Josh Hader.

- Houston trades OF Justin Maxwell to Kansas City for starter Kyle Smith.

- Reports indicate that the Padres get RHP Ian Kennedy from Arizona for LHP Joe Thatcher, RHP Matt Stites and a compensation round pick.

- But wait!

- The Michael Young saga drags on:

- Michael Young likes Boston but Boston doesn't like Michael Young:

- Michael Young has backed off of his stance that he'd only accept a trade to Texas:

- ESPN's Jim Bowden checks in regarding Cliff Lee:

- Chase Utley and the Phillies seem to be nearing a two or three year deal worth roughly $13 million per year, according to Jon Heyman.

July 30th
- A three-way trade between the Red Sox, White Sox and Tigers nets Jake Peavy and Brayan Villarreal for Boston, Avisail Garcia, Cleuluis Rondon, Frank Montas and JB Wendelken for Chicago and Jose Iglesias for Detroit.

- Athletics trade 2B Grant Green to the Angels for 2B Alberto Callaspo.

- Looks like Cliff Lee won't be shipping up to Boston:

- Cardinals acquire SS Juan Herrera from the Indians for reliever Marc Rzepczynski

- Ruben Amaro on the MLB Network:

- The Phillies aren't going to force anything when it comes to Michael Young however what's even more interesting is the fact that there are issues in the clubhouse, according to Ken Rosenthal.

- Well, this complicates things.

- The Phils won't settle for anything less than Xander Bogaerts from Boston in a deal for Cliff Lee.

- Cody Asche is being called up meaning Michael Young is most likely on his way out the door at any time now.

-’s Ken Rosenthal is beating the drum for a Cliff Lee to Boston for top prospect Xander Bogaerts.

July 29th
- The White Sox trade Jesse Crain for a player to be named later.
- Atlanta trades Cory Rasmus to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for Scott Downs.
- Houston trades closer Jose Veras to Detroit for OF Danry Vasquez and a player to be named later. There goes a possible landing spot for Jonathon Papelbon.

July 26th
- Yankees receive OF Alfonso Soriano and cash considerations from the Cubs for RHP Corey Black.

Posted By: John Lamb  

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