Talk about a peculiar trade deadline. Consider that a bankrupt team that seemingly had no flexibility at all was the one making the most deals. That's exactly what the Rangers did. Buster takes a look at a ton of trade-deadline storylines.
Dan Szymborski of Baseball Think Factory breaks down all of Saturday's deals, such as those for Lance Berkman, Ryan Ludwick, Kerry Wood and even Octavio Dotel. And with each breakdown comes a letter grade.
While not all the deals got done right before the deadline -- players like Cliff Lee and Roy Oswalt moved well before -- there was still a lot of activity. With the phones finally off, Joe Pawlikowski breaks down every major July deal.