Which MLB Team Helped Its World Series Chances The Most At The Deadline?

This year saw just about the best you can hope for from baseball's trade deadline: huge deals, sweeping misinformation, an old man setting his laptop on fire. But how much has the landscape actually changed? Baseball Prospectus examined how World Series odds changed for MLB teams before and after the trade deadline. »8/04/14 1:33pm8/04/14 1:33pm

Dave Dombrowski And Billy Beane Have An Entertaining GM Rivalry

There are few occasions when you want to hear from your team's general manager. Usually, he's explaining why something went wrong, talking about how the team's trying not to suck, or saying goodbye as he's fired. The best times, though, are in free agency and at the trade deadline—unless your GM's Ruben Amaro—so… »8/01/14 12:05pm8/01/14 12:05pm

Baron Davis Traded To Cleveland, Some 2,300 Miles Away From Donald Sterling's Taunts

Clippers guard Baron Davis, who has averaged 12.8 points and 7 assists this season — with some credit due to Blake Griffin's ability to finish close to the basket — is headed to Cleveland, along with a first-round draft pick. The Cavs are sending Mo Williams and Jamario Moon. Davis, who is nursing a swollen left knee,… »2/24/11 12:35pm2/24/11 12:35pm

Manny To Dodgers, Bay To Red Sox, Little People To Pirates ... Mass Hysteria

Only trade deadline day can make the Intertubes blow up at 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon. Well, unless Heath Ledger dies. Anyway, Jon Heyman's got it: Manny Ramirez has been traded to the Dodgers. His manager is Joe Torre. Muse on that. »7/31/08 4:55pm7/31/08 4:55pm

(FOURTH UPDATE: ESPN, chastened (ha!), has taken down the claim that they…