MLB Power Rankings Week 18: Which Teams Still Have Hope?

August 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments
Article Source: Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

The trade deadline has passed and rosters are starting to become finalized as the calendar turns to August. Plenty of waiver-wire transactions will be made, but rosters are mostly set.

Teams like the Angels and Dodgers decided that .500 baseball is not an option. Both long-shots made big improvements to their rosters.

The Phillies received Roy Oswalt, an excellent pickup that makes them championship contenders again. The Yankees picked up the ‘Stros other star in Lance Berkman. The Rangers added Jorge Cantu, while the Twins added Matt Capps. In other words…the rich got richer.

Not all teams felt the need to make a move. The Rays, Reds, Mets and Giants all feel comfortable with that they’ve got. Was that the best idea considering the weak market? Stay tuned.

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  1. wesley on July 31st, 2014 7:43 am


    good info….

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