Tension in the Lone Star State with Astros and Rangers, plus small trades and a triple play

Tension in the Lone Star State with Astros and Rangers, plus small trades and a triple play

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Triple plays, trades and plenty of tension in Texas. We’ve got it all here. I’m Chris Strauss (Levi Weaver is off today), here with Ken Rosenthal — welcome to The Windup!

With less than a week to go before the Aug. 1 deadline, we’re still waiting on the first huge deal of this MLB trade season. And while acquiring a marquee name would certainly improve any contender’s chances, there are only so many of those available and the prospect cost is likely to…


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