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.