What’s Happening in Sports: July 30, 2022

2021: During the MLB Trade Deadline, Toronto acquired SP Jose Berrios from Minnesota, Atlanta added 2021 World Series MVP Jorge Soler & 2021 NLCS MVP Eddie Rosario, while the Cubs traded Kris Bryant to Giants, Javy Baez to Mets, and Craig Kimbrel to White Sox

2020: The NBA returned with their 1st official regular season game in the Bubble after a 141-day suspension due to COVID-19 as LeBron James led the Lakers to a win over the Clippers thanks to a GW-FG & lockdown defense on Kawhi & Paul George during the final seconds

2019: Cincinnati Reds acquired SP Trevor Bauer, Cleveland Indians acquired OFs Yasiel Puig and Franmil Reyes, and the San Diego Padres acquired OF prospect Taylor Trammell in a 3-team deal [PSO Evaluation]

2015: Toronto Blue Jays acquired SP David Price from the Detroit Tigers for 3 players including SPs Daniel Norris and Matthew Boyd

2015: Milwaukee Brewers traded SP Mike Fiers and OF Carlos Gomez to the Houston Astros for RP Josh Hader, SP Adrian Houser, OF Brett Phillips, and OF Domingo Santana

2013: Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, and Boston Red Sox completed a 7-player trade that involved SP Jake Peavy, SP Frankie Montas, OF Avisail Garcia, and SS Jose Iglesias

2011: Baltimore Orioles acquired 1B Chris Davis & RP Tommy Hunter from the Texas Rangers for RP Koji Uehara. Uehara signed with the Red Sox a year and a half later where he won a World Series as a Cy Young candidate in 2013

2005: NBA officially decided to end direct high school entrance, forcing NBA prospects to spend at least one year in college (or elsewhere) before entering the draft, giving rise to the one-and-done era

1990: MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent officially ordered George Steinbrenner to resign as a principal partner of the New York Yankees for his dealings with a known gambler

1874: The Boston Red Stockings and Philadelphia Athletics became the very 1st baseball teams to play outside of the US, traveling to the British Isles to play a few exhibition games