MLB trade deadline superlatives: Weirdest trade, most improved teams, GMs who shined and more

Have you caught your breath yet? This trade deadline did not disappoint. We waited and waited and waited for moves, and then they came, fast and furious. Now that the dust has settled on the 2022 trade deadline and I’ve shared my grades for all 30 teams, let’s have some fun with deadline superlatives. So, … Read more

If Giants’ Farhan Zaidi seeks to trade Carlos Rodón, ownership won’t stand in his way

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s been decades since the Giants treated their major-league roster like a salvage yard at the trade deadline. In 2005, they were 14 games under .500 at the deadline yet just 5 1/2 games out in the NL West. They added instead of subtracting, pulling off a statement deal for outfielder Randy … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of the MLB trade deadline

It’s AJ Preller’s world, and the rest of the baseball industry is just living in it. OK, maybe that’s an overstatement. But true to form, Preller is pursuing a dizzying number of deals and seems virtually certain to make at least one major move before Tuesday’s trade deadline at 6 pm ET. Will it be … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of the MLB trade deadline

It’s AJ Preller’s world, and the rest of the baseball industry is just living in it. OK, maybe that’s an overstatement. But true to form, Preller is pursuing a dizzying number of deals and seems virtually certain to make at least one major move before Tuesday’s trade deadline at 6 pm ET. Will it be … Read more

O’s take Holliday No. 1 overall; Results and analysis for each first-round pick

It’s 2022 MLB draft day in Los Angeles and the Baltimore Orioles have made their selection. With the no. 1 overall pick, the Orioles took Jackson Holliday, top prospect and son of former major leaguer Matt Holliday. The Arizona Diamondbacks followed up with another son for a former major leaguer (Andrew), selecting Drew Jones. The … Read more

The San Francisco Giants cannot catch the baseball

It’s a simple game: You catch the ball … well, never mind.Image: Getty Images There was always going to be a bit of a comedown from a 107-win season for the San Francisco Giants. Unless you’re operating on a higher plane both organizationally and financially like the Dodgers, all the things that have to go … Read more