Waiver Trade Explanations

Trades can be made in August; it’s just that the rules are more complicated and limiting.  Here are some helpful links.

  • MLBTR’s post on waiver trade rules from ’06, based on a Steve Phillips article.
  • Paul DePodesta explains the rules further on his blog.
  • Eric Seidman offers a waiver wire primer at FanGraphs.
  • In the near future we’ll definitely be discussing all the high-salaried waiver trade candidates for August.

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