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  1. Sizing up offseason salary-dump market

    Buster Olney

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- August may be over but these are the dog days of player evaluations, the time of year when teams are ready to turn the page, ready to say something hasn't worked and isn't going to work. They're looking for something different. ...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  2. Parity killing off the seller's market

    Buster Olney

    The volume of calls and text messages between general managers is growing as teams look to improve through trades, through adding help from outside of the organization. But as has been noted many times since Major League Baseball expanded its play...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  3. Jeff Samardzija is not worth trading the farm for - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Jeff Samardzija is being mentioned in a lot of trade rumors, but if you're looking to add an arm, there are plenty of comparable pitchers available who will cost a lot less.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  4. Many teams capable of a big move

    Buster Olney

    The Mariners have spent about $250 million this offseason, and the Yankees more than $300 million. Most of the best free agents have come off the board, and as general managers rushed out of the building with the dolphin on the top to catch flights o...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  5. Offseason grades thus far: AL

    Jim Bowden

    Entering the offseason, the 2013 free agent class was generally regarded as one of the weaker ones in recent memory. Thus, most industry insiders were banking on a healthy trade market to develop and they were right. In addition to the generous ...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  6. One deal for every NL team

    Jim Bowden

    The hot stove league is already fired up, as the Philadelphia Phillies struck first by signing outfielder Marlon Byrd last week. With such a weak free-agent class this offseason, teams will look heavily in the trade market. Below you will find a p...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  7. Glen Perkins, Jonathan Papelbon among relievers to target, avoid ...

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross breaks down the most and least desirable bullpen arms on the trade market.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  8. What Cubs can get for Garza

    Buster Olney

    A highly ranked executive marveled the other day at the incredible shift in the trade market over the past 15 years. It used to be, he said, that if you had a good veteran pitcher -- even someone not far from free agency -- you could get three of ano...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  9. Trade buzz from All-Star week

    Jim Bowden

    The All-Star break is always a fun time for those in the baseball industry, and it gives front offices a little bit of a break, as the league discourages them from announcing any deals during the festivities so as not to distract from the main events...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  10. Baltimore Orioles acquire Scott Feldman in deal with Chicago Cubs...

    The Baltimore Orioles bolstered their starting rotation Tuesday, acquiring Scott Feldman in a trade with the Chicago Cubs, a source involved in the negotiations told ESPN MLB Insider Keith Law.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  11. Rios knows he could be on trade block

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- It came as no surprise to Chicago White Sox right fielder Alex Rios to hear that teams are asking about his availability in the trade market. One of the messages came from a former teammate. "A.J. (Pierzynski) contacted me the other day...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  12. 20 hitters who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    Parity has really put a damper on baseball's trade market. Several contending teams are looking to add bats, but the problem is that there are so many buyers and so few sellers. The law of supply and demand is skewed. In my opinion there are just...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  13. Rays in a bind with David Price

    Buster Olney

    It was an all-around tough day for the Tampa Bay Rays, who saw Fernando Rodney blow up in the ninth inning and blow a lead to the Red Sox, this just a little while after they placed Cy Young Award winner David Price on the disabled list. For an or...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  14. Stanton, Price affect Upton trade market

    Buster Olney

    The four-prospect offer that the Seattle Mariners made for Justin Upton, built around pitcher Taijuan Walker, was thought by rival executives to be an extraordinary overture. Now that Upton has exercised his no-trade clause and Arizona looks to find ...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  15. Giancarlo Stanton and David Price are affecting the trade market ...

    Buster Olney

    Giancarlo Stanton and David Price are affecting the trade market for Justin Upton, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  16. Hot Stove talk: Adam LaRoche

    Richard Durrett

    This week, we're looking at some of the names still out on the free-agent or trade market and trying to determine whether they fit with the Texas Rangers. Today's player: Adam LaRoche The 33-year-old hit .271 with 33 homers and 100 RBIs in 2012...

    Blog | December 18, 2012