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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Braves' demotion of Dansby Swanson to the minors may seem a bit odd at this point in the season, but of 167 qualified regulars, he ranks 163rd in wRC+. His 23 percent strikeout rate is too high without the power numbers to compensate. Most problematic: He's hitting just .217 against fastballs and .186 against 93-plus. Seems like he simply can't catch up to good velocity.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

World Series winning manager Joe Maddon talking with college football champion Dabo Swinney.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

There is some sentiment in the market that Tigers SS Jose Iglesias will be moved before the deadline.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs getting ready to stretch and then take batting practice before they take on the White Sox tonight.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Lucas Duda seemed a good fit for the Mariners, Red Sox or Yankees, but instead goes to the Rays for minor league reliever Drew Smith. With Corey Dickerson playing more in the outfield of late, Duda will slide into the DH role that has been occupied by the struggling Brad Miller. The Rays are third in the AL in home runs and now added another lefty masher. Good move.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

TB lineup could look like this soon: CF Kiermaier, LF Dickerson, 3B Longoria, 1B LoMo, RF Souza, Jr., DH Duda, C Ramos, 2B Beckham, SS Hechy

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Lucas Duda is homering at the same rate as Michael Conforto and walking at the same rate as Yonder Alonso. And from the safety of the DH slot, he won't have to try throwing home. A nice stretch addition for the Rays.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Give the Rays credit -- they are taking on all the salary for Lucas Duda, about $2.5 million, after taking Adeiny's $, as well.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Aaron Judge signing autographs pregame.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Dealer Chris Comstock is selling a binder full of Michael Jordan Birmingham Barons photos for $1,050

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Heritage Auctions is selling the first Derek Jeter scouting report for the New York Yankees. Estimate is $50,000+

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

According to multiple sources, the Nationals don't need to trade for any hitters. Those multiple sources are the thousands of local area campers who came to Nats Park for Camp Day and watched as Washington banged out eight bombs (tied for a franchise record) en route to a 15-2 slaughter of the Brewers.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Lindor rips a single and the Indians move ahead of the Angels in the 7th, 2-1. Great job by Trevor Bauer pitching out of jam in top of 7th.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Best. Camp Day. Ever. With thousands of local campers in attendance at Nats Park, Washington has homered eight times through four innings. That's two shy of the single-game mark set by the '87 Blue Jays. The Nats tied an MLB record by going deep five times in the third, including four straight (also record-tying).