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Schmuck: AL East landscape changed at trade deadline

Schmuck: AL East landscape changed at trade deadline

Now that the much-anticipated midseason trade deadline has passed, it's probably a good time to take stock of what happened over the past week and consider how it might impact the Orioles and the American League East.

Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette didn't surprise anyone with his acquisition of solid outfielder Gerardo Parra. The Orioles were looking for corner-outfield help and they weren't expected to do anything earth-shattering because of their lack of a big-talent surplus in the minor leagues.

The Toronto Blue Jays went all in with the dynamic deals for superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and pitching ace David Price, which shocked the baseball world even...