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Yankees and Dodgers Make Big Moves, Hoping to Be Juggernauts - New York Times

BOSTON — Dave Dombrowski was ready. Asked on Monday about the Yankees' flurry of moves this month, culminating in a trade with Oakland for the prized right-hander Sonny Gray, Dombrowski said the Yankees had become the Golden State Warriors. His team ...and more »

Dodgers bolster rotation, get right-hander Yu Darvish from Rangers - ESPN

The Los Angeles Dodgers, owners of the best record in baseball, have acquired right-hander Yu Darvish from the Texas Rangers, the teams announced Monday. Los Angeles landed perhaps the biggest name available right at the trade deadline. The Rangers ...and more »

Darvish finds pitch-tipping flaw on video -

ARLINGTON -- If Yu Darvish's last start with the Rangers was his outing against the Marlins on Wednesday, there are better ways it could've gone. He gave up the most runs in his career and had his second-shortest outing in what ended up being a 22-10 ...and more »

MLB Trade Deadline Winners (Yankees, Dodgers) and Losers (Red Sox, Mets) - Sports Illustrated

After a busy month, here's how things shook out for the five teams that improved their chances, and five that did not. By Jay Jaffe. August 01, 2017. The non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, and while it will take months or even years to see ...and more »

Winners and losers at the MLB trade deadline - Chicago Tribune

The New York Yankees showed the baseball world once again they aren't content with just making the postseason — their focus is on winning the World Series. The Bronx Bombers bolstered their rotation on Monday, acquiring Oakland A's ace Sonny Gray for ...and more »

Baseball's Richest Just Got Much Richer - FiveThirtyEight

The Dodgers got Yu Darvish. That's really bad news for any other team hoping to win the National League. The Dodgers and Yankees punctuated a quiet deadline with a pair of last-minute trades, acquiring starting pitchers Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray ...and more »

In Trading Away Yu Darvish, Rangers Become Reluctant Sellers - New York Times

ARLINGTON, Tex. — When Yu Darvish arrived in Texas from Japan in 2012, the Rangers were coming off consecutive World Series appearances. As was expected with his celebrated entrance then, Darvish is pitching for a World Series contender. However, he ...and more »

LA Dodgers signal it is World Series or bust - Toronto Star

The team with the $272-million (U.S.) payroll broke with their form and went all in at the non-waiver trade deadline, moving prospects to add righty Yu Darvish and shoring up their middle relief. Los Angeles left-hander Clayton Kershaw, bothered by ...and more »

Why the Yu Darvish Trade Shifts Everything in the MLB Playoff Picture - The Cheat Sheet

Yu Darvish speaks to media during Gatorade All-Star Workout Day. With Yu Darvish aboard, the Dodgers have the tools for a deep playoff run. | Getty Images. When was the last time the Dodgers competed in the World Series? We'll save you the clicks: The ...and more »

Yankees, Dodgers Win Big on Deadline Day, Making Dream World Series Matchup a Real Possibility - Sports Illustrated

Los Angeles got Yu Darvish and New York got Sonny Gray, but those weren't the only moves that could have a big impact over the remainder of the season. By Tom Verducci. July 31, 2017. If you are age 35 or younger, you haven't been alive for the biggest ...and more »