The Stew’s Trade Deadline Digest recaps the day in news and rumors as MLB gets closer to the non-waiver trade deadline on Aug. 1. If you missed any of Thursday’s action, we’re here to help you catch up with all the important links and tidbits. DONE DEAL
Andrew Cashner was the key asset in Friday’s Marlins-Padres trade. The worst place in baseball is the middle. What happened Friday, then, illustrated the evolution of baseball in the times of prospect deification: a team endeavored to save itself from the middle and got flayed for it.