R.J. Anderson

CBS Sports Staff /

Manny Machado says goodbye to Orioles and his 'Baltimore family' in Instagram post

Machado will suit up with the Dodgers on Friday night

Mariners extend Scott Servais, who's the midseason leader for AL Manager of the Year

Servais benefited from the Mariners' hot play in one-run games

MLB trade rumors roundup: Rangers want to keep Adrian Beltre, Chris Archer wants to play on a winner

Keep up with all the latest trade rumors around Major League Baseball

Cardinals could trade Jose Martinez, but he's likely to fall victim to modern baseball

Martinez doesn't have a starting spot in St. Louis, and probably won't find one anywhere else, either

MLB trade deadline: Yankees need pitching, Dodgers' next move and more storylines to watch

The trade deadline is less than two weeks away, and there's plenty to watch over the coming days

Shin-Soo Choo's disciplined approach has him making a run at Ted Williams' record on-base streak

Choo, who could tie Kevin Millar's 2007 streak on Friday night, is past the halfway point to Williams

Here's why the Giants could trade off veterans despite remaining in the playoff race

The Giants are cutting it close with the luxury tax number

MLB trade rumors roundup: Mets unlikely to deal aces, Phillies eye relievers, Indians nab Hand

Keep up with all the latest trade rumors around Major League Baseball

Dan Duquette: Orioles are rebuilding, intend to improve organizational weaknesses

The Orioles want to catch up in scouting and technology

How Brad Hand's slider helped him go from afterthought waiver claim to stud closer traded before deadline

Hand's slider may have saved his career, and now he's a part of the Indians in a pre-deadline trade

MLB trade: Indians acquire Brad Hand and Adam Cimber from Padres to shore up bullpen

Hand has turned into one of the best left-handed relievers in baseball

Here's why Nolan Arenado could become baseball's new walking trade rumor following the Machado trade

Arenado is set to become a free agent after the 2019 season

Angels' Mike Trout responds to Rob Manfred's criticism about marketing; says 'everything is cool'

Trout, the Angels, and Manfred have all taken turns throwing in their two cents

R.J. Anderson joined CBS Sports in 2016. He previously wrote for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to five of the New York Times bestselling annuals. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and Baseball America, as well as on ESPN.com and Wired.com.

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