August Trade Candidates: Relievers

It's still possible to trade for relief help in August, as we've seen Matt Lindstrom, Jose Mijares, Pat Neshek, and Mike Gonzalez moved in the last few years.  Some trade candidates to consider this month, listed by team:

Keep in mind that availability varies by player – the Padres may not be open to moving Street, even though he could clear waivers.  Relievers who are under control cheaply beyond this year stand a good chance of being pulled back if claimed.  Papelbon, the biggest name here, would clear waivers but would prove difficult to trade.  I haven't listed relievers from the Yankees or Nationals in this post, but if those teams slip further, they could be willing to make a few deals later this month.


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