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  1. Podcast: Trade deadline, contraction, Jays

    Rob Neyer

    With the non-waiver trade deadline quickly approaching, Keith Law and I talked about all the potential action ahead as well as numerous interesting prospects to highlight on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast! 1. With Zack Greinke, Josh Johnson, a...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  2. Links: Players we can't be rational about

    Rob Neyer

    It's Friday, it's hot and the trade rumors are flying fast and furious. But let's take a break and check on some links. Our friends at The Platoon Advantage have a fun list where they pick one player from each franchise that fans just can't judge...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  3. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were routed through -- but not subject to the approval of the movers and shakers of -- the sprawling metropolis of Seligman, Mo. OK, so maybe I say this too often, but this interactive trade map is the coolest thing, like, ever. ...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  4. Is Barry Zito on the trading block?

    Rob Neyer

    Now that he's won a World Series, is Brian Sabean's next order of business to trade his highest-paid player? Barry Zito has fallen to fifth in the San Francisco Giants' starting rotation, but General Manager Brian Sabean said he has no plans to ...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  5. Tuesday Taters

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links still think the Padres are going to hang on ... If this craziness in St. Louis gets out of hand, Ben Nicholson-Smith's Colby Rasmus trade primer might come in real handy. I'm sorry, but someone's going to have to explain to me why...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  6. Prospect charged with cocaine possession

    Rob Neyer

    When people talk about baseball's drug problem, I don't think this is what they mean: Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies, one of the three players acquired in the Cliff Lee trade this past offseason, was arrested for cocaine possession in Clearwater, F...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  7. Rangers filling all the holes they can

    Rob Neyer

    A flurry of moves for the first-place Rangers! The Texas Rangers continued to shore up their infield, trading for Washington Nationals shortstop Cristian Guzman, a source said Friday. Guzman's agent, Stanley King, confirmed the trade to

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  8. Twins make classic error, overpay for saves

    Rob Neyer

    Twins have "extra" catcher, Wilson Ramos. Twins have closer, Jon Rauch, who's given up 43 hits in 38 innings. Twins trade Ramos for Nationals closer, Matt Capps, who's having a fine season. Aaron Gleeman's head explodes: No one would ever suggest th...

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  9. Final 2010 standings: A.L.

    Rob Neyer

    With all the recent injuries and trades, let's take a quick look at the final American League standings this season ... Eastern 1. Yankees 2. Rays 3. Red Sox The same as the July 26 standings, as the Red Sox just aren't as good as the Yankee...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  10. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links don't have a single thing to say about The Most Lopsided Trade in Major League history (but as these things go, one of later today's blog posts just might) ... Amazin' Avenue's Sam Page on The Greatest Trade Rumor in Baseball Histor...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  11. How much is Roy Oswalt worth?

    Rob Neyer

    From Jon Heyman's rundown of pitchers who might be available: 3. Roy Oswalt, Astros, SP. This, says one GM, is a "problematic" trade. It appears no team, not even the Yankees or Red Sox, wants to spend the $25 million left on Oswalt's deal through...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  12. Second-half previews: American League

    Rob Neyer

    Today, with the help of my SweetSpot colleagues, we're taking a look at each team's priorities as we head toward the July 31 trade deadline, and beyond. First, the American League: Angels: One gets the sense that the Angels are content to sit back...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  13. Braves bet against youth

    Rob Neyer

    Another trade nobody saw coming, this one essentially a swap of two shortstops. One's fairly young and one's fairly old, and what's odd is that the fairly young shortstop (Yunel Escobar) might actually be better than the fairly old shortstop (Alex Go...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  14. With Lee, Rangers go from good to great

    Rob Neyer

    Here's BBTIA on the trade that's sending Cliff Lee to Texas, and Justin Smoak, prospect Blake Beavan, and two other minor leaguers to Seattle. The guts: Some people turning up here probably want to read my snapshot reaction. Losing Smoak hurts (an...

    Blog | July 09, 2010
  15. Millwood's trade value sinking fast

    Rob Neyer

    Did you hear that whoosh sound just a moment ago? That was Charlie Manuel's reputation, rushing past you on its way to the bottom. That other whoosh, though? The one coming from Charm City? That was Kevin Millwood's trade value: Interim manager Juan...

    Blog | July 06, 2010
  16. Would Phillies trade Jayson Werth?

    Rob Neyer

    From, a shocking (and almost unbelievable) report: Heard this from a major league exec: The Phillies are evaluating the trade market for outfielder Jayson Werth. Was told he's the best bat that could be dealt by July 31st. Surprised me ...

    Blog | July 01, 2010