Grading The MLB Trade Deadline

Yoenis Cespedes
 Jake Marisnick
Bill Streicher USA TODAY Sports

Houston Astros – The Astros have spent the last few years stockpiling what they believe are high-end prospects that’s the description of Jake Marisnick from the Marlins and third baseman Colin Moran. Marisnick has yet to make an impact at this level and Moran is still in single-A. So if this trade does pay off, the Astros won’t know for a few years. Grade B

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Larry Fleisher
Larry Fleisher has covered sports in various capacities for nearly 15 years. He is a writer/editor for the Sports Xchange and has also worked for SportsTicker and Metro New York newspaper. Larry also has worked on many NBA broadcasts doing stats, on several TV shows as a background actor. He is a member of the Pro Basketball Writers Association and the Internet Baseball Writers Association.