The David Price blockbuster trade was built basically in a day, but the deadline double really began way back in the winter when Alex Anthopoulos first called Colorado to propose a swap of big-name shortstops.
Fraying of his hip labrums may explain Lincecum's dropoff in performance and velocity recent years. He will try shots and rehab in an effort to pitch with the condition but may need surgery at some point.
Padres had lost four straight and seven of eight, falling to 20-24 and putting manager Bud Black's job in possible jeopardy. But Justin Upton's big day at the plate led the way to a positive day. That, plus Bernie Williams gets treated like a legend at Yankee Stadium in the Eye on MLB.