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Athletics-Reds Swap Confirmed
Monday, August 4th , 2025
Newspapers in Oakland and Cincinnati reported that the Athletics have reached a deal sending 34-year old RHP Mike Clevinger and 30-year old minor league C Andrew Knizner to the Reds for 22-year old LF Mike Poff.

Oakland will retain a portion of Clevinger's remaining contract.

Currently Clevinger has a record of 8-6 with 94 strikeouts and 51 walks in 110.1 innings and a 3.26 ERA.

For the year Poff is hitting .059 with no home runs. His stats include 1 run batted in and 2 runs scored.
Mets, Rangers Confirm Deal
Monday, August 4th , 2025
It has been in the rumor mill for several weeks, but today team officials for New York and Texas confirmed an agreement. The Mets dealt 26-year old LF Oscar Colas to the Rangers for 20-year old minor league RHP Chris McFarren.


In this current campaign Colas is hitting at a .242 clip with 15 home runs and 50 RBIs.
Tigers, Astros Confirm Swap
Monday, August 4th , 2025
The Tigers and Astros announced a deal that was completed today. Detroit sent 30-year old RF Nomar Mazara, 21-year old minor league RHP Josue Barba, and 21-year old minor league CF Steve Goldstein to Houston for 28-year old RHP Cristian Javier. Both teams appear happy with the outcome of the trade. The general managers told the Baseball News Network they felt the swap was beneficial for all parties involved.


This year Mazara is batting .187 with 15 home runs and 47 RBIs. In 96 games he has scored 50 times.

To date this year, Javier shows a 6-9 record, 23 starts, 118.1 innings, 135 strikeouts and a 4.56 ERA.
LEAGUE LEADERS AVG
Ricky Guzman - OAK
.317
2 Wander Franco TB .306
3 Manny Machado SD .305
4 Patrick Bailey SF .302
4 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. SD .302
LEAGUE LEADERS HR
Joey Gallo - SD
43
2 Dylan Carlson STL 30
2 Andrew Vaughn CWS 30
4 Matt Olson ARI 28
4 Juan Soto NYM 28
LEAGUE LEADERS RBI
Chris Baldino - TEX
94
2 Joey Gallo SD 92
3 Josh Lowe COL 85
3 Julio Rodriguez SEA 85
5 Rafael Devers NYM 84
LEAGUE LEADERS W
Trevor Rogers - MIA
16
2 Tanner Houck BOS 13
3 Matthew Liberatore CHC 12
3 Pablo Lopez PIT 12
5 5 tied with   11
LEAGUE LEADERS ERA
Trevor Rogers - MIA
2.24
2 Eduardo Rodriguez PIT 2.33
3 German Marquez SEA 2.44
4 Tyler Mahle CIN 2.59
5 Chris LeBrun BAL 2.73
LEAGUE LEADERS K
Nate Pearson - SD
166
2 Luis Patino TB 159
3 Pat Grau LAD 157
3 Alejandro Hidalgo LAA 157
5 Walker Buehler LAA 153
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AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS
East Division W L PCT GB
Baltimore Orioles 66 46 .589 -
New York Yankees 61 51 .545 5.0
Boston Red Sox 54 58 .482 12.0
Washington Nationals 49 63 .438 17.0
North Division W L PCT GB
Chicago White Sox 60 53 .531 -
Detroit Tigers 59 55 .518 1.5
Toronto Blue Jays 55 58 .487 5.0
Cleveland Guardians 49 63 .438 10.5
Central Division W L PCT GB
Texas Rangers 62 51 .549 -
Kansas City Royals 57 56 .504 5.0
Colorado Rockies 54 60 .474 8.5
Houston Astros 51 61 .455 10.5
West Division W L PCT GB
Seattle Mariners 75 38 .664 -
Los Angeles Angels 72 39 .649 2.0
Oakland Athletics 56 57 .496 19.0
Las Vegas Rat Pack 34 79 .301 41.0
NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS
Metropolitan Division W L PCT GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 74 38 .661 -
New York Mets 58 55 .513 16.5
Philadelphia Phillies 43 71 .377 32.0
New Jersey Pioneers 41 70 .369 32.5
South Division W L PCT GB
Miami Marlins 66 45 .595 -
Tampa Bay Rays 62 49 .559 4.0
Atlanta Braves 56 54 .509 9.5
Cincinnati Reds 57 55 .509 9.5
Central Division W L PCT GB
Chicago Cubs 54 57 .486 -
St. Louis Cardinals 51 59 .464 2.5
Milwaukee Brewers 51 60 .459 3.0
Minnesota Twins 42 70 .375 12.5
West Division W L PCT GB
San Diego Padres 66 46 .589 -
Los Angeles Dodgers 61 51 .545 5.0
San Francisco Giants 52 62 .456 15.0
Arizona Diamondbacks 46 64 .418 19.0
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Boston Seattle 0-3 1:00 PM ET S.Bieber (10-4, 2.81 ERA) J.Henderson (6-9, 3.78 ERA)
Baltimore Oakland 4-0 1:00 PM ET D.Baker (10-6, 4.37 ERA) M.Clevinger (8-6, 3.26 ERA)
Chicago New York 1-4 1:00 PM ET E.Dickerson (9-6, 3.54 ERA) S.Alcantara (10-5, 4.76 ERA)
Cleveland Detroit 2-6 1:00 PM ET B.Fazzolari (6-7, 4.43 ERA) T.Stephan (7-8, 4.61 ERA)
Houston Toronto 2-3 1:00 PM ET S.Woods Richardson (7-9, 3.85 ERA) S.Gray (5-9, 5.12 ERA)
Texas Washington 1-2 1:00 PM ET B.Schott (4-4, 4.44 ERA) D.Dunning (3-2, 3.00 ERA)
Los Angeles Kansas City 6-8 1:00 PM ET A.Nola (8-11, 4.20 ERA) W.Buehler (8-5, 4.02 ERA)
Las Vegas Colorado 0-2 1:00 PM ET G.Kirby (8-2, 4.71 ERA) A.Wood (5-17, 4.76 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Tampa Bay Minnesota 5-3 1:00 PM ET T.Bradley (7-5, 3.07 ERA) D.Smeltzer (1-12, 5.75 ERA)
Miami New York 7-2 1:00 PM ET M.Meyer (11-4, 2.84 ERA) B.Jerome (10-6, 3.67 ERA)
Chicago Milwaukee 4-8 1:00 PM ET D.Williams (1-7, 3.18 ERA) G.Mayer (4-2, 2.82 ERA)
Arizona St. Louis 9-7 1:00 PM ET K.Ginkel (4-2, 6.39 ERA) M.Baez (0-2, 2.72 ERA)
Los Angeles Atlanta 4-1 1:00 PM ET B.Graterol (2-3, 4.08 ERA) C.Clouse (3-5, 4.50 ERA)
New Jersey San Diego 3-8 1:00 PM ET E.Clase (2-3, 6.44 ERA) T.Szapucki (3-8, 5.47 ERA)
Philadelphia San Francisco 2-7 1:00 PM ET L.Hendriks (1-0, 5.00 ERA) E.Toth (4-9, 4.89 ERA)
Pittsburgh Cincinnati 5-8 1:00 PM ET C.Perez (4-1, 3.16 ERA) T.Rios (3-4, 2.20 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Washington (49-63, Road: 22-37) Baltimore (66-46, Home: 31-21) 7:00 PM ET RHP P.Romary (2-6, 6.98 ERA) RHP C.LeBrun (8-5, 2.73 ERA)
Toronto (55-58, Road: 25-28) Las Vegas (34-79, Home: 21-36) 7:00 PM ET RHP C.Paddack (5-5, 5.79 ERA) LHP W.Benjamin (3-2, 3.92 ERA)
Cleveland (49-63, Road: 19-37) Chicago (60-53, Home: 34-22) 7:00 PM ET RHP B.D'Orazio (6-9, 4.69 ERA) RHP B.Hurst (3-2, 5.61 ERA)
Colorado (54-60, Road: 22-32) Texas (62-51, Home: 33-17) 7:00 PM ET RHP J.Sheffield (7-8, 5.18 ERA) RHP F.Morales (8-7, 3.33 ERA)
Los Angeles (72-39, Road: 32-21) Houston (51-61, Home: 27-26) 7:00 PM ET RHP A.Hidalgo (5-3, 3.28 ERA) RHP T.Wood (5-7, 3.31 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Cincinnati (57-55, Road: 21-28) Milwaukee (51-60, Home: 28-20) 7:00 PM ET RHP B.Francis (7-4, 2.99 ERA)
Miami (66-45, Road: 26-27) Atlanta (56-54, Home: 31-23) 7:00 PM ET RHP S.Sanchez (10-6, 2.91 ERA) LHP H.Ryu (4-1, 2.43 ERA)
Minnesota (42-70, Road: 14-41) Chicago (54-57, Home: 28-28) 7:00 PM ET RHP J.Berrios (3-11, 6.36 ERA) RHP R.Thompson (2-2, 2.55 ERA)
San Francisco (52-62, Road: 22-32) Los Angeles (61-51, Home: 33-23) 7:00 PM ET LHP Y.Lee (3-8, 4.07 ERA) RHP D.Santana (11-5, 3.15 ERA)
New Jersey (41-70, Road: 15-34) Arizona (46-64, Home: 27-25) 7:00 PM ET RHP T.Supak (2-8, 5.57 ERA) RHP Z.Stowell (6-10, 5.04 ERA)
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