Rank 'Em: MLB Trade Acquisitions

Created: September 2, 2009, 9:17 AM

Where does Matt Holliday's acquisition rank?

How do some of baseball's most notable trade acquisitions rank, SportsNation?

We've reached September, which means the uniforms players are wearing now will be the uniforms they're wearing in the playoffs, should they be fortunate enough to get there. From the Cardinals going after Matt Holliday early to the Dodgers adding Jim Thome and Jon Garland just before the final deadline for postseason eligibility, most contending teams made at least a move or two.

What were the best acquisitions of baseball's open-market season?


 
 
  • Minnesota Twins
    28 games
    .259 BA, .658 OPS
    13 RBIs, 14 R
  • Colorado Rockies
    First start Saturday
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
    First start Thursday
  • St. Louis Cardinals
    35 games
    .371 BA, 1.120 OPS
    9 HR, 35 RBIs
  • Los Angeles Angels
    First start Wednesday
  • Philadelphia Phillies
    6 GS, 5-1 W-L
    1.80 ERA, 44 K, 6 BB
  • Boston Red Sox
    28 games
    .313 BA, .886 OPS
    5 HR, 19 RBIs
  • San Francisco Giants
    13 games (currently DL)
    .304 BA, .697 OPS
    5 RBIs, 8 R
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
    Hasn't played yet
  • Detroit Tigers
    6 GS, 1-2 W-L
    6.81 ERA, 18 K, 11 BB