When we talk about the mastermind of the Orioles’ turnaround, we often leave out a very important name.
Ben and Sam talk to MLBDailyDish.com writer Chris Cotillo about how he became a baseball newsbreaker before the age of 18.
Reviewing all the moves, as baseball’s second trade deadline saw bubble teams gearing up for September and sure things looking toward October.
The Rangers acquire Alex Rios via trade waivers, the Rays send Kyle Farnsworth packing, and the Phillies part ways with Delmon Young.
Do teams tend to overpay for bullpen help at the deadline?
Ben and Sam discuss their favorite and least-favorite deadline moves, the biggest upgrades, teams that should have sold, and more.
Updated with links to the latest trade deadline transaction analysis.
A WARP-based look at the GMs who’ve had the most and least success on the trade market over the past two decades.
Detroit finally adds a late-inning reliever to set up for Joaquin Benoit while the Astros keep padding their farm system.
For keeper-league owners selling at this year’s deadline, Mike explains why it’s important to go a step deeper than the typical M.O.
Sam plays GM and auctions off Chicago’s most valuable trade bait to the highest bidder.
Is nixing trades ever a good idea? Mike runs through a few rare exceptions to the rule of letting owners manage their own teams.
Ben and Sam discuss Carlos Gomez’ valuable season and the Cubs’ willingness to trade players they recently signed as free agents.
Do buying teams that trade early tend to get fleeced?
The Orioles acquire Scott Feldman from the Cubs, teams trade international bonus slots, and more.