A look at which players most fit the type who get dealt on or around July 31.
The immediate regular-season impact of deadline deals doesn’t always match the fanfare.
Should Nick Swisher’s change in stance make us more willing to label his improvement in performance sustainable?
Why what are reported as minor forearm and elbow problems often end in major surgery.
History offer little precedent for the Astros’ move of situational left-hander Wesley Wright to the rotation.
Cubs closer Carlos Marmol is striking out batters at an amazing rate.
Which pitchers have helped their own causes the most and least this season?
Jonathan Broxton isn’t the only middle-relief maestro in Dodger blue.
The Braves are in first place but could use more production from the outfield, along with fixes for the rest of the division.
When a “win-now” trade threatens to become “win-never.”
As the trading deadline looms, some bullpen-challenged squads may be best-served by looking inward to address what ails them.
Can we count on the Home Run Derby to showcase the best sluggers in SoCal?
Which of this year’s All-Star selections wouldn’t carry their weight in a hypothetical luminaries’ league?
Might a knuckleballer’s night not truly be over when he leaves the mound?