Deadline day links!
- Joel Sherman of the New York Post explains that "stricter financial parameters are in place right now" for the Yankees, because of their winter signing of Mark Teixeira.
- ESPN's Keith Law evaluates the George Sherrill and John Grabow trades.
- Aside from their interest in Baltimore's Mark Hendrickson, Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post says the Rockies would like a left-handed bench bat.
- John Lowe of the Detroit Free Press writes about the Tigers' needs.
- Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch talked to Cardinals GM John Mozeliak, who suggested a deal for relief help today is unlikely.
- The Rays claimed 24 year-old catcher Jose Lobaton off waivers from the Padres, according to Marc Topkin of the St. Petersburg Times.