At 4 pm ET it seemed like it would be a dull trade deadline despite all of the expectations heading into it, but then the Houston Astros said “hold my beer,” literally, and made a flurry of huge moves that trickled out after the deadline, as did the Cubs and the Rays. All in all it was a hectic deadline, dating back to a few days earlier when Marcus Stroman was moved and then Tuesday night with the three-team deal between Cincinnati, Cleveland, and San Diego. Tons of major league talent will be the focus, and rightly so for the rest of the year, however there were some intriguing prospects moved in all of the deals that should also be discussed. So, without further ado, let’s see who went where and how they fit in.

Anthony Kay, LHP (NYM to TOR) – Included in the Marcus Stroman trade, along with the next guy in this piece, Kay was highlighted in the June 19th prospect report as a guy who was possibly a September call-up candidate for the Mets, which clearly won’t happen now....