Commentary

Waive goodbye? Six players who might need new uniforms

Originally Published: August 2, 2008
By Keith Law | Scouts Inc.
We've now entered a new waiver period in Major League Baseball, one in which a player's contract may not be assigned to another team unless he first clears major league (revocable) waivers. Players already have begun clearing waivers. Example: A player placed on waivers on Wednesday and not claimed (within two business days) would have cleared on Friday and thus would be eligible to be traded in this period. A player who is claimed on waivers may be pulled back by his current team. The team may place him on waivers a second time to get him through, but the waivers become irrevocable and the player will be assigned to the claiming team.

With those technicalities out of the way, here are a few players who might find new addresses this month:

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