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  1. Trade deadline objectives: AL Central

    Jim Bowden

    The Detroit Tigers have the biggest lead of all six division leaders and are the heavy favorites to not only win the American League Central, but to be the first team to clinch their division. The Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals are both ...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Trade deadline objectives: AL West

    Jim Bowden

    The American League West has been the busiest of the six divisions so far, with the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels making the biggest trades thus far in July. The Athletics started the fireworks back on July 4, when they acquired both Jeff ...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  3. Soria deal makes sense for both teams

    Keith Law

    The price for Joakim Soria is steep, as you'd expect for a pitcher of his pedigree and present performance, but he fills the Detroit Tigers' most critical need and is likely to help them in the postseason as well. The Tigers needed late-game relie...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  4. Rios injury puts trade talk on hold

    AJ Mass

    The second half of the season already doesn't look like it's shaping up to be any better for the Texas Rangers. The team, which already has 14 players on the disabled list, watched as Alex Rios left Saturday's game after fouling off the first pitch h...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  5. Where will Tigers turn for RP help?

    AJ Mass

    The bullpen for the Detroit Tigers ranks just 26th with a 4.26 ERA this season, and if the team is to make some sort of trade prior to the July 31 deadline, it's likely to be a move aimed at fixing this glaring weakness. ESPN.com's Jim Bowden sugg...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  6. What would it take to trade for Alex Rios?

    Jim Bowden

    Over the course of July, Jim Bowden will be looking at a number of high-profile trade candidates and explain what it would take for certain clubs to acquire that player. Player: Alex Rios | RF | Texas Rangers Possible destinations: Kansas City Ro...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  7. 21 hitters who could be dealt this summer

    Jim Bowden

    With MLB's trade deadline just five weeks away, 23 teams are within six games of making the playoffs. This means just seven teams can be considered sellers at this juncture, with some of those still considering themselves either holding or buyers. ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Fantasy value of former No. 1 overall picks

    Eric Karabell

    High school pitcher Brady Aiken was the lucky first overall selection in the MLB 2014 Rule 4 draft Thursday night, and if history is our guide, there's a pretty good chance he'll end up in the major leagues someday, but no guarantees of success. Aike...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  11. Rangers should shop Adrian Beltre

    Keith Law

    The obvious solution to the Texas Rangers' latest injury crisis, losing Prince Fielder for the season, would be for the Rangers to call Scott Boras and try to sign Kendrys Morales to a one-year deal through the end of 2014. Unlike Stephen Drew, w...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  12. Texas not looking to trade for SP

    AJ Mass

    The Texas Rangers have received bad news regarding the eventual 2014 fate of pitchers Matt Harrison and Martin Perez going forward, but despite the setbacks for the rotation, general manager Jon Daniels doesn't think a trade is in order just yet. ...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  13. Manny happy returns?

    AJ Mass

    Could there be a spot on a roster for Manny Ramirez, whose last appearance in a major league uniform came during a brief five-game stint with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011? According to Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors, Ramirez "has interest" from sev...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  14. Prince Fielder's poor defense will make Texas Rangers a bad defen...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt explains why the Prince Fielder trade is going to be trouble for Rangers pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  15. Five offseason moves that will backfire

    Jim Bowden

    When a general manager makes a trade or a free-agent signing, he must always have significant justification for why the move was made. This could include: • Scouting reports • Advanced metrics and analytics • Medical repo...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  16. Pittsburgh Pirates among 2013 playoff teams that will miss postse...

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello looks at three 2013 playoff teams that will not return, and predicts the three teams that will replace them in the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014