The Trade Deadline Reinforced Baseball’s Bullpen-First Mind-set

Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray were the biggest names traded on Monday, but across the majors, the most important position this month was reliever(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)Despite what its frenzied, last-minute optics would suggest, the 2017 MLB trade deadline was entirely sensible. The biggest moves involved rational evaluations of team need and…
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