There was a lot that didn’t happen on Friday before the 4pm non-waiver trade deadline. The Padres decided they were in a playoff race and held onto all their players (including Craig Kimbrel, who had been discussed with the Yankees for much of the previous 24 hours, the Reds held onto Jay Bruce and Aroldis Chapman, and the Rockies held onto Carlos Gonzalez and Jose Reyes. But that didn’t stop the rest of the league from dealing, and here are the SportsZone Trade Grades for the major trades from Friday before the deadline passed:

MILWAUKEE BREWERS TRADE OF GERARDO PARRA TO THE BALTIMORE ORIOLES FOR PITCHING PROSPECT ZACH DAVIES

BREWERS– A

The Brewers got a prospect with a ton of potential for the last two months of the best season of Parra’s career. While undersized at six-foot, the 22-year-old has put up impressive numbers at Triple-A this year; with a 2.84 ERA and an 81/33 K/BB ratio and just four homers allowed in 101 1/3 innings in Triple-A this year. He could wind up being a back-end starter for the Brewers as soon as next season.

ORIOLES– B-

The Orioles had an outfielder very much like Parra in Alexandro de Aza, who struggled and was released in June. Now they give up a solid prospect for Parra, who is normally a .265 hitter but has turned in a .328 batting average thus far. He’s always been known more for his glove, but it isn’t what it was two or three years ago, plus he is moving to the American League for the first time in his career. If they can get back to the playoffs it’s a good deal, but one has to wonder about the price they paid for Parra, who will be a free agent after the season.

MIAMI MARLINS TRADE SP DAN HAREN TO THE CUBS FOR PROSPECT P IVAN PINEYRO AND SS ELLIOT SOTO

MARLINS– B

This is a better return for the Marlins than they got in the 13-player trade, but not by much. Pineyro is thought of as a low-end reliever, and Soto looks to be a utility player, but considering Haren almost didn’t want to pitch for them before the season started, it’s not a terrible return.

CUBS– B+

The Cubs didn’t give up much for Haren, and considering they got him to be a fifth starter, it’s a solid addition. If Jon Lester, Jake Arrieta, Jason Hammel, and Kyle Hendricks are all healthy, Haren wouldn’t even be pitching for them in a postseason series, but he will provide depth and stability for the rest of the season as the Cubs hope to make the playoffs for the first time this decade.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES TRADE OF BEN REVERE TO THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS FOR PITCHING PROSPECTS ALBERTO TIRADO AND JIMMY CORDERO

PHILLIES– B+

Revere is a speed, defensive minded outfielder with no power whose a free agent after the season, and for that the Phillies get two possible power arms for their bullpen. Tirado has the higher upside of the two, while Cordero could make it to the majors sooner. Solid return as the Phillies rebuild continues.

BLUE JAYS– B

Revere seems a bit of a luxury as they have used Kevin Pillar and Chris Colabello in their outfield along side Jose Bautista. But with Revere being a gold-glove caliber center fielder, expect Pillar to be moved between center and left, with Colabello shifting to designated hitter more often than not. The Blue Jays’ offense should be able to compensate for Revere’s lack of power. The Blue Jays have now traded a total of seven pitching prospects for Troy Tulowitzki, David Price, and Revere.

DETROIT TIGERS OF YEONIS CESPEDES TO THE NEW YORK METS FOR PITCHING PROSPECTS MICHAEL FULMER AND LUIS CESSA

METS– A-

After the Carlos Gomez trade fell apart in the latest debacle for the Mets, general manager Sandy Alderson recovers nicely and adds the power bat the team basically needed. Regardless of the reason, not getting a 29-year-old outfielder who relies on speed (who has been hurt this season) was not a major loss, but not being able to add a middle of the order bat would have been the worst possible outcome for the team, given how bad they came out looking when the deal fell apart and Gomez ended up in Houston. They were also able to keep vaunted starting pitcher Zach Wheeler in this deal, giving up two of their B-tier prospects in Fulmer and Cessa. Cespedes is a free agent after the season, and has a clause in his contract where the Mets only have until five days after the World Series to resign him, or else they must release him and then would be unable to resign him until May 15th. But Cespedes is hitting .293 this year with 18 home runs and 61 RBI, and that comes playing his home games at Comerica Park, and has hit at least 20 home runs a year in all three of his major league seasons previous, two and half of them coming in Oakland, with both parks being as pitcher-friendly as Citi Field. While Fulmer could turn into a top of the rotation starter by 2017, this is a great trade for the Mets, as they enter August as a legitimate postseason contender.

TIGERS– A

The Tigers pull another trade that stands to greatly benefit the team for many years to come for a player who is a free agent after the season. Cessa, 23, has great command but might top out as a back-end starter if he isn’t converted to a relief role. Fulmer, a first round pick in 2011, is the big score for the Tigers. He is finally healthy after arm problems wiped out the last two seasons of his development, and has had a great season at Double-A Binghamton. It’s very possible Fulmer and Dan Norris are atop the Tigers rotation beginning in 2017.

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