The trade deadline's human side

Updated: July 31, 2013, 2:08 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

You enjoy your job. You're well paid. You like your co-workers, some of whom you've known since your college years. You really like the city you're living in -- beautiful scenery, lots to do, comfortable home, good schools. Bad traffic, of course, but that's true just about everywhere. Overall, you're happy where you are.

Then the boss calls you into the office. Closes the door behind you. Tells you to sit down. There is some news, the boss tells you. The company has decided you ...

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