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Major League Baseball Moves Trade Deadline to August 1 for 2016
January 22nd, 2016 at 9:28 AM
Wilmer Flores can rest easy this season. Major League Baseball has temporarily moved 2016's non-waiver trade deadline from July 31 to Aug. 1. ***PHOTO1*** July 31 falls on a Sunday this year, meaning the 4 p.m. deadline could clash with as many as 10 games scheduled that afternoon. There are only eight...

Atlanta Braves Likely to Make Waiver Trade in August
August 1st, 2013 at 8:51 AM
The Atlanta Braves met their biggest need by acquiring Scott Downs from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim before the non-waiver trade deadline. But they still have some needs that will have to be met during August, which will have to be met with a waiver trade. Atlanta will likely pursue...

A Look at How Major League Baseball Waiver Wire Trades Work
August 1st, 2013 at 7:58 AM
The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline came and went for Major League Baseball without just a ton of activity. Now, trades must be made using the waiver system during the month of August. Here's how that works. Any player may be placed on waivers, which are essentially a process of simultaneously...

Atlanta Braves Make No Moves at Non-Waiver Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2013 at 4:22 PM
Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone at 4 p.m. Eastern time, but the Atlanta Braves refrained from making any major moves. The Houston Astros shipped Bud Norris, who was known to be targeted by Atlanta, to the Baltimore Orioles. That's fine; his platoon splits were awful. The Boston...

Atlanta Braves May not Trade for Starting Pitcher at Trade Deadline After All
July 27th, 2013 at 9:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** With Tim Hudson done for the year with a broken ankle and Paul Maholm on the shelf for a couple of weeks with a sprained wrist, most assumed that the Atlanta Braves would attempt to make a trade for a big name pitcher. Jayson Stark, however, says that teams are...