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Tigers get David Price from Rays

Oh, you thought Jon Lester-for-Yoenis Cespedes was the only major trade of deadline day? Not so fast. The Detroit Tigers have landed David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a three-team deal that keeps Motown's team firmly in the chase for that elusive next World Series. The Seattle Mariners, meanwhile, get Austin Jackson, while the Rays have picked up Drew Smyly and Nick Franklin. What do you make of it?

More: Your take on the Jon Lester trade?

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How do the top center fielders in Major League Baseball stack up? That question has been answered by our experts in the latest installment of the "Baseball Tonight" 100 (#BBTN100), a project to rank the top players across all 30 teams. We'll reveal a new position each day and unveil the overall 1-100 rankings March 27.

Do you agree with the experts' take on center fielders? Simply click on the images of the top 10 below to submit your ballot.

Rank: #BBTN100 Center Fielders

Michael Bourn

Michael Bourn

Cleveland Indians
BBTN Rank: 9

Coco Crisp

Coco Crisp

Oakland A's
BBTN Rank: 7

Jacoby Ellsbury

Jacoby Ellsbury

New York Yankees
BBTN Rank: 3

Dexter Fowler

Dexter Fowler

Houston Astros
BBTN Rank: 10

Carlos Gomez

Carlos Gomez

Milwaukee Brewers
BBTN Rank: 4

Austin Jackson

Austin Jackson

Detroit Tigers
BBTN Rank: 8

Adam Jones

Adam Jones

Baltimore Orioles
BBTN Rank: 5

Matt Kemp

Matt Kemp

Los Angeles Dodgers
BBTN Rank: 6

Andrew McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen

Pittsburgh Pirates
BBTN Rank: 2

Mike Trout

Mike Trout

Los Angeles Angels
BBTN Rank: 1

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Maybe this is the "Year of the Pitcher" in Major League Baseball, but this week has offered its fair share of evidence pointing to another theme. At least until the Phillies traded for Roy Oswalt, the week's bggest pitching story was Stephen Strasburg's trip to the DL. The big Phillies news prior to the trade might have been Domonic Brown hitting a home run in his first game -- the same night Atlanta's Jason Heyward stole home against the Nationals.

Could this actually be the Year of the Rookie?

John Wall's performance in NBA summer ball receives detailed analysis. Sam Bradford's contract talks with the Rams is the subject of daily updates. Neftali Feliz's progress? Well, he probably has more name recognition in Dallas than Cowboys fifth-round pick DeAngelo Smith. Maybe. Actually, don't quote us on that.

Most of the time, even the best baseball rookies are hardly household names right away. In some cases (Jerome Walton, Marty Cordova and Bobby Crosby spring to mind), they stay that way even after winning Rookie of the Year. But as the news of the week suggests, and Jayson Stark pointed out in a recent chat, this year's class has a chance to be different.

Mike (SF)

Does Posey have a chance at the ROY? Has his power surprised you this early in his career?

Jayson Stark
Jayson Stark

Absolutely. Buster Posey is the real deal. In my midseason awards column, I gave Jaime Garcia the midseason ROY award. But a lot can change in the second half, with Jason Heyward coming back, Stephen Strasburg going out there every five days, Posey raking and one of the great rookie classes of recent times. If I were Jaime, I don't think I'd reserve a spot on my shelf for that trophy just yet. Full July 9 transcript

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