Some teams that could be buyers could have a harder time landing certain targets because of problems on the farm.
Have teams really made million-dollar deadline decisions based on two starts? And if they have, can we figure out which ones they were?
Ben and Sam discuss Ichiro’s trade to the Yankees and the Tigers-Marlins swap.
Ben and Sam discuss the disappointing Miami Marlins and resurgent southpaw Francisco Liriano.
Kevin cautions against targeting players who look like they have a lot of trade value, but not much to offer in terms of actual value.
Brian McCann’s hot streak has the Braves on a roll heading into the break
How much you bid on Jim Thome this week says a lot about the league you’re in.
What do the Orioles, Red Sox, Yankees, and Rays need heading into the deadline, and where might they find it?
What do the Nationals, Braves, and Mets need heading into the deadline, and where might they find it?
The Astros and Dodgers agreed to a trade, but Carlos Lee wasn’t interested. We can still talk about this non-trade, because this non-trade is still interesting.
What do the White Sox, Tigers, and Indians need heading into the deadline, and where might they find it?
The Orioles are, surprisingly, in a pennant race, and now Jim Thome is in a pennant race.
What do the Cardinals, Pirates, Brewers and Reds need heading into the deadline, and where might they find it?
Ten players who could land with a contender before this year’s trade deadline.