Baseballistic
All Things Baseball

Archive for the ‘Trade Deadline’ Category

Brewers Add David Bell to Help Oft-Injured Infield

July 29, 2006

In a deal that helps the Brewers fill a temporary, injury-created hole at third base, Milwaukee acquired 3B David Bell from the Philadelphia Phillies.  Going to the Phillies was minor league pitcher Wilfrido Laureano, who is not much of a prospect since he has spent more than 4 seasons at the class-A level.   The Brewers […]

Braves Bolster Bullpen With Swap

July 28, 2006

Making their first deals of the Trade Deadline crunch period, the Dodgers and Braves swapped utility men, with the Braves also adding righty reliever Danys Baez.  Los Angeles acquiredWilson Betemit Betemit fills one of the Dodgers’ major holes at third-base, and he brings a potent bat to the recently quiet LA lineup. Expect .280 with 10HR and 35RBI from Betemit for […]

Brewers Give Up on 2006 By Trading Carlos Lee to Texas

July 28, 2006

In the biggest trade of the 2006 Deadline by far, the Milwaukee Brewers have traded outfielder Carlos Lee to the Texas Rangers, for outfielders Kevin Mench and Laynce Nix, as well as reliever Francisco Cordero.  The Brewers were still very much in the running for the NL Wildcard this season, but Lee was far and […]

MLB Trade Deadline Looms — What’s Your Team Looking For?

July 25, 2006

The MLB Trade Deadline is fast approaching, and it looks like a ton of deals could be made before 4PM on July 31st.  Here are the needs for each MLB team and players that it could look at acquiring.  Oakland Athletics — With the injury to Eric Chavez, and the send-down of Dan Johnson, the […]