The Kansas City Royals have vaulted the slumping Detroit Tigers in the American League Central and suddenly, the A's look beatable as the Angels continue their push in the West.
Luis Valbuena isn't a part of "The Core." Not technically, anyway.
As The Javier Baez Show hit Chicago last week, the pieces have started to come together for the Cubs.
The Kansas City Royals are makin' moves and the St. Louis Cardinals suddenly have a negative run differential.
This was maybe the craziest trading deadline in MLB history, and with David Price and Jon Lester joining the pennant race, things will only get more interesting from here.
Jim Thome officially retired on Saturday, and he ended his career with the Cleveland Indians.