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trade deadline 2007
Countdown: Deadline passed
Eric Gagne was 2-0 with a 2.16 ERA and 16-for-17 in save opportunities with Texas. (John Froschauer/AP)
Bullpen upgrades mark deadline
The non-waiver trade deadline passed with a flurry of deals involving contenders reloading their respective relief corps for the stretch run, as the Red Sox added Eric Gagne and the Dodgers made a swap for Scott Proctor. But the Braves were busiest club Tuesday, boosting their 'pen with three relievers and finalizing their deal for Mark Teixeira. Full story >
Chip Caray on Teixeira trade  400K
Braves voice Chip Carey offers his opinion on the club's deal for Mark Teixeira.

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Notable Deals
July 31
Player to Red Sox
Players to Rangers
The Deal: With one move, the Red Sox now go from having an above average bullpen to an elite one. Gagne essentially gives the Sox a dominant closer to pitch the eighth, helping the lights-out 1-2 punch of Jonathan Papelbon and Hideki Okajima. Gagne can close when the young righty needs a rest.
More Coverage:  BOS | TEX
July 31
Players to Braves
Players to Rangers
The Deal: With the acquisition of Teixeira, the Braves added the best available player on the market and significantly improved his team’s postseason hopes. The cost of getting Teixeira and Mahay was steep, in top catching prospect Saltalamacchia, Andrus, Harrison and Feliz dealt to Texas.
More Coverage:  ATL | TEX
on the block
Jermaine Dye
Dye, the 2005 World Series MVP, is having a down year but has picked it up since the All-Star break. At 33, with more than $2 million left on his 2007 contract, the soon-to-be free agent might clear waivers and be attractive to a contender looking for a veteran outfielder with pop and postseason experience.
fantasy fallout
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