Doing the Waive
Deadline? What deadline? July 31 is just a speed bump for GMs looking to deal.
Updated: August 8, 2003, 2:25 PM ETBy Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine
Minutes after the July 31 trade deadline passed, Mets interim GM Jim Duquette sat in his office trying to digest the dizzying last-minute activity. And it's not over yet. Many big-name players should clear waivers between now and Aug. 31, making them available to be dealt before playoff rosters are set.
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