The Oakland Athletics are doing it again. Are they the best August team of all time? Rob Neyer thinks so.
Contenders make deadline deals to put them over the top, but they've rarely made a significant impact.
Trades executed after the July 31 non-waiver deadline may provide some relief, but they generally don't do much to affect the final standings.
Think your team isn't a contender? Think again. The playoffs are attainable to more teams this year.
In the old days, many great players played professionally long after their major league careers were finished.
Here are 10 teams that have done the least to help themselves this winter.
It's harder than ever to pull off a "blockbuster," but there were five big deals over the last decade.
It's harder than ever to pull off a "blockbuster," but over the last decade, there were five big deals.
Do second-half trades make a big difference? The Braves and Twins show it's the moves you don't make that work.
The Dodgers have increased their NL West lead since the trade deadline. What does that tell us about their deals?
The Dodgers are finding out what the Marlins learned last year: Great pitching and a decent offense go a long way.
The Mets' addition of Richard Hidalgo looks shaky on the surface, but could pay off for New York.