When Is the 2024 MLB Trade Deadline?

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Fans get autographs from Chicago White Sox designated hitter Luis Robert Jr. before the baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, June 26, 2024, in Chicago.
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Shane Jackson @Sjacksonmgm Jul 10, 2024, 4:24 PM
  • The 2024 MLB Trade Deadline is Tuesday, July 30 at 6 p.m. ET.

With the 2024 MLB Trade Deadline rapidly approaching, it will be interesting to see what moves are made by teams to improve their World Series odds.

Here is everything you need to know about the MLB trade deadline:

When is the 2024 MLB Trade Deadline?

The 2024 MLB Trade Deadline is scheduled for Tuesday, July 30, at 6 p.m. ET.

MLB Trade Deadline: Buyers vs. Sellers

At the trade deadline, teams are categorized into two distinct roles — buyers and sellers. 

Buyers are teams looking to strengthen their rosters for a playoff push, while sellers are those willing to trade their top players for prospects or younger players.

Every team begins the year with baseball playoff odds aspirations, but this is usually when a ball club must decide if it is indeed a contender.

Who is the Top MLB Trade Candidate in 2024?

Chicago White Sox left-hander Garrett Crochet is considered MLB’s top trade candidate for 2024.

Here is an updated list on the top targets for the 2024 MLB trade deadline:

MLB Trade Deadline Player Rankings: Top Targets for 2024

White Sox left-hander Garrett Crochet is the top-ranked player ahead of this year’s MLB trade deadline, but teammates Luis Robert Jr. (outfielder) and Erick Fedde (pitcher) also cracked the list of best trade targets.

Who Has Been Traded During 2024 MLB Trade Deadline?

Here is an updated list of all MLB trades made in July 2024:

  • July 9: Mets acquire RHP Phil Maton from Rays for player to be named later or cash
  • July 8: Reds acquire OF Austin Slater and cash from Giants for LHP Alex Young
  • July 3: Brewers acquire RHP Aaron Civale from Rays for SS Gregory Barrios
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Shane Jackson is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM, covering MLB and NBA. After graduating from the University of Kansas, his previous stops include MLB.com, Lawrence Journal-World, Manhattan Mercury, Bet Chicago Sports, WynnBET, and Sportsbook Review.

Shane Jackson is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM, covering MLB and NBA. After graduating from the University of Kansas, his previous stops include MLB.com, Lawrence Journal-World, Manhattan Mercury, Bet Chicago Sports, WynnBET, and Sportsbook Review.