Texas Rangers: Ranking the Top Deadline Deals Since 2000

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 03: Michael Young #10 of the Texas Rangers bats against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 3, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 03: Michael Young #10 of the Texas Rangers bats against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 3, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) /
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KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 19: Cole Hamels #35 of the Texas Rangers throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on June 19, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO – JUNE 19: Cole Hamels #35 of the Texas Rangers throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on June 19, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) /

The Texas Rangers are gearing up for an active trade season as July presses on. What are some of their best summer moves since 2000?

The Texas Rangers are gearing up for one of their more active trade deadlines in recent memory. With numerous names linked to moves away, we took a look at some of the best deals Texas has made since the year 2000. For this list, we’re only looking at deals that took place in the month of July and were the year 2000 or later. Factors in the ranking include, net-WAR which will compare the WAR of players acquired while they were with Texas against the WAR of players traded for the rest of their career. We’ll also look at future impact for those players yet to reach the big leagues and accolades received by players acquired.

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