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Earlier this week, Houston traded ace Roy Oswalt to Philadelphia, Cleveland sent outfielder Austin Kearns to the Yankees and Kansas City moved outfielder Scott Podsednik to the Dodgers.

Teams can still make trades for the rest of the season, but it gets more tricky. Players must first pass through waivers, meaning any club can get an opportunity to claim them before a deal is done.

Deals must be completed before Aug. 31 for a player to be eligible for the postseason with his new team.