The 2020 Major League Baseball trade deadline has passed 4 p.m. ET on Monday. Due to the coronavirus stoppage and the shortened 60-game season, teams had only five weeks to assess their roster, and there are only four weeks left until the playoffs. There was not much time to make decisions and there will not be much to reap the fruits of those decisions. Like last year, this season will not have a waiver exchange period after the deadline.This is the last day that teams can trade and improve their roster, either short term (buyers focus on this year) or long term (sellers look to the future) or both. After today, the rosters will mainly be drawn up for the remainder of 2020. There will be no further opportunities to make significant upgrades.
The past few days have been slow on the trade front with the exception of the San Diego Padres, who hit again Monday morning by Acquisition of right-handed starter Mike Clevinger of Cleveland in exchange for a package that includes outfielder Josh Naylor, right-hander Cal Quantrill and shortstop Gabriel Arias.
Former Marlins president David Samson broke Monday’s deadline on the last Nothing Personal with David Samson. Listen below:
There were a lot of other actions on Monday. Here is the full list of notable transactions as of the deadline day:
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