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Outside The Confines: The first dominoes fall

Andrew Benintendi goes to the Bronx in the first deal as the trade deadline approaches. Will it live up to the hype? More on the deadline and other MLB news.

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Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images

If the trade deadline were a summer thunderstorm, then what we got this week is the first sprinkles of rain before the deluge. Or so we hope, I guess.

And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster.