2012 deadline deals in retrospect

2012 deadline deals in retrospect
Last June, I wrote a piece reflecting on several non-waiver deadline deals made in July 2011. My rationale for looking back so far was simple. Most of these trades involve...

Death, taxes, bad long-term deals

Death, taxes, bad long-term deals
    This year’s crop of free agents is particularly deep with high-profile names like Zack Greinke, David Price, Johnny Cueto, Jason Heyward, and Justin Upton among the headliners. The...

Rumor Analysis: July 25, 2015

Rumor Analysis: July 25, 2015
Every day through July 31, and even deep into August to a lesser extent, there will be multiple reports regarding clubs having trade discussions with other clubs, about certain players,...

Rumor Analysis: July 24, 2015

Rumor Analysis: July 24, 2015
Every day through July 31, and even deep into August to a lesser extent, there will be multiple reports regarding clubs having trade discussions with other clubs, about certain players,...

Rumor Analysis: Kazmir may impact Iwakuma

Rumor Analysis: Kazmir may impact Iwakuma
If Hisashi Iwakuma goes out in five days and pitches well again, the Seattle Mariners absolutely will have the opportunity to trade the right-hander to a contender, and the package...

Rumor Analysis: July 22, 2015

Rumor Analysis: July 22, 2015
Every day through July 31, and even deep into August to a lesser extent, there will be multiple reports regarding clubs having trade discussions with other clubs, about certain players,...

Rumor Analysis: July 21, 2015

Rumor Analysis: July 21, 2015
Every day through July 31, and even deep into August to a lesser extent, there will be multiple reports regarding clubs having trade discussions with other clubs, about certain players,...