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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: Phillies IF, Clay Buchholz, Morneau

    Rob Neyer

    Links to check out from around the SweetSpot network (and a couple other places): The Royals apparently made a lot of money last season. Bill Baer examines the pros and cons of some potential trade targets if the Phillies decide to add infield ...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Royals' mission delayed, not canceled

    Rob Neyer

    Following the reaction yesterday to the Zack Greinke trade, the questions seemed to revolve mostly around the Kansas City Royals' inability to get more for Greinke. Look, it would be fantastic if Kansas City could have gotten (the 2010 equivalent ...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  5. 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
  6. Should Rays trade their No. 3 starter?

    Rob Neyer

    Roger Mooney on what might be the Rays' biggest move this winter: See those trade rumors involving James Shields? Not sure I'm buying them. Yes, he was far from "Big Game James" down the stretch and in the ALDS. And yes, Jeremy Hellickson giv...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  7. Braves get better, Marlins don't

    Rob Neyer

    Ooo, look! A medium-sized blockbuster! The Atlanta Braves acquired All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla from the Florida Marlins for utilityman Omar Infante and pitcher Mike Dunn on Tuesday in the first trade of the general managers' meetings. --sn...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  8. 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
  9. This time, Giants' trade-off betrays them

    Rob Neyer

    Both managers made minor, ultimately irrelevant gaffes in the Phillies' 4-2 win in Game 5. Charlie Manuel went back to bunching Chase Utley and Ryan Howard in the lineup, which made it a lot easier for Javier Lopez to get through the eighth inning...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Early returns on two 'challenge' trades

    Rob Neyer

    Tommy Rancel on the Diamondbacks' latest find: In terms of real-life analysis, the thought process behind the Edwin Jackson for Dan Hudson trade was to give up a year and a half of Jackson for six seasons of Hudson. Jackson is a talented pitcher, ...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  13. Giants add to their stable of DHs

    Rob Neyer

    Looks like Brian Sabean is adding to his collection of veteran DHs (which would be less odd if they used DHs in the league the Giants play in). Enrique Rojas: The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants worked early Friday to complete a trade th...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  14. Reds' Brandon Phillips calls out Cardinals

    Rob Neyer

    I can't remember the last time a player called out another team like this. Hal McCoy: Before we dissect the Chris Dickerson-for-Jim Edmonds trade with Milwaukee, listen to some quick words from Brandon Phillips before the big, Big, BIG three-game ...

    Blog | August 10, 2010
  15. Jon Jay's bat sends Ryan Ludwick to S.D.

    Rob Neyer

    This trade has caused some head-scratching ... The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals made a three-team trade Saturday, getting pitcher Jake Westbrook from Cleveland and sending outfielder Ryan Ludwick to NL West-leading San Diego. --snip-- ...

    Blog | July 31, 2010
  16. 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