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Trade Deadline

Pat Burrell #9 of the San Francisco Giants looks back at catcher Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies after Burrell flied out in the second inning in Game Two of the NLCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Citizens Bank Park on October 17, 2010. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Giants, Phillies Eye Passing Of Trade Deadline Ahead Of Game

At long last, the trade deadline will have passed by the time the Philadelphia Phillies host the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.

07/31/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Marco Scutaro #19 after Pence hit a three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at AT&T Park on April 8, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Yankees, Reds Signal Interest In Hunter Pence

The New York Yankees and the Cincinnati Reds are among the latest teams to check in on the San Francisco Giants’ Hunter Pence, but there doesn’t appear to be a match with those teams at this point.

07/30/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants’ Pence Is Top Outfield Trade Target

The outfield trading market, once bordering on woeful, looks a bit better with Hunter Penceavailable and hitting well. Giancarlo Stanton, Michael Cuddyer and Jose Bautista remain all but certain to stay put, but Pence is a big add to a fairly thin group.

07/29/2013

Jeremy Tyler #3 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a dunk against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on April 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Deal 2 Reserves In Trade Deadline Salary Dump Move

The Golden State Warriors traded forward Jeremy Tyler to Atlanta and guard Charles Jenkins to Philadelphia in separate salary-slashing deals Thursday to get under the NBA’s luxury tax.

02/21/2013

Marco Scutaro. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants Acquire Scutaro From Rockies

The Giants acquired veteran infielder Marco Scutaro from the Colorado Rockies in a trade for minor league infielder Charlie Culberson on Friday night.

07/27/2012

Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants is tagged out by Hanley Ramirez #2 of the Miami Marlins during a game at Marlins Park on May 26, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The Marlins defeated the Giants 5-3. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

A’s Lose Out To Dodgers In Bidding For Hanley Ramirez

The A’s held off making the deal, because of concerns about a hand injury that has kept him out of the lineup since Friday. In the meantime, the Dodgers came in and agreed to take Ramirez’s entire contract — all $40 million of it.

07/25/2012

Catcher Kurt Suzuki #8 of the Oakland Athletics fouls off a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on May 4, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Should The A’s Become Sellers At The Trade Deadline?

As the trade deadline nears, the A’s can attempt the “addition by subtraction” method which sends overrated pieces out to create space for lesser guys who ultimately shine. This causes a late season push and possibly a jump into the playoffs.

07/13/2012