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Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes Photo: Tom Haggerty via Flickr

The Detroit Tigers were able to move impending free agents Yoenis Cespedes and Joakim Soria in the final hours of the trade deadline. Cespedes was traded to the New York Mets for two RHP prospects, most notably Michael Fulmer, a former first round pick and the Mets best pitching prospect. Also included in the deal was Luis Cessa, the Mets 16th best prospect. Soria was dealt to the Pittsburgh Pirates for SS/OF prospect JaCoby Jones. Jones was the Pirates 12th ranked prospect and provides middle infield depth in the Tigers farm system.