Major League Baseball’s July 31 trade deadline is now less than two weeks away. Some trades have already gone down (, , ) and more are sure to follow. The single deadline — instituted this year — forces teams to make calls a month earlier than they would otherwise, putting added pressure on fringe contenders.
With the trade deadline fast approaching, we here at CBS Sports are going to take a division-by-division look around the league to see which teams are buying, which teams are selling, and which teams might do a little of both. Our venture continues today with the AL West. Here is our buy or sell guide for a division that’s tighter than expected.