The MLB Trade Deadline

This is non-waiver trade deadline for MLB players to be traded in between teams ending July 31. Teams usually trade to gain strength for the post season or to prepare for the following year. In 2016 the deadline is august 1 due to the leap year and times of sundays the 31st games. Players can also be signed off of waivers. The team that gained the player now has picked up their contract from the team whom they were traded from.

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