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Morning Mound Visit: Adley Rutschman makes AAA debut

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Also: Garrett Richards moved to the bullpen, analysis of the Jorge Soler trade

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Paul Folkemer | Camden Chat: New No. 1 prospect Adley Rutschman made his AAA debut on Tuesday and made quite the impression, getting two hits, driving in a run all the while catching a one-hit shutout.

Anthony Franco | MLB Trade Rumors: Garrett Richards has been one of the pitchers hit hardest by the foreign substances crackdown, and now he is getting demoted to the bullpen by the scuffling Boston Red Sox.

Stephen Tolbert | Atlanta SB Nation Site: With the crushing loss of Ronald Acuña, Jr. for the rest of the season, the now surging Atlanta used the trade deadline to rebuild their outfield. One of those acquired for the new outfield alignment was Jorge Soler, who has gotten off to a hot start.

Quick Hits

Mookie Betts is headed for the Injured List:

So too is Johnny Cueto:

Every time I do one of these, Shohei Ohtani goes yard:

I’m not crying, you’re crying:

For all you baseball historians out there:

Finally, Joey Votto is the embodiment of positive regression: