The Orioles might be plummeting out of playoff contention, but executive vice president Dan Duquette said he is still looking to improve the 2015 ballclub as another deadline nears.
“We look at trade possibilities every day, so there’s a chance we could be active this weekend,” Duquette said. “If we make any deals, it would be because we are focused on helping improve the team.”
When asked if that meant specifically the 2015 team, Duquette responded simply, “Yes.”
Players acquired Sept. 1 or later cannot be eligible for a club’s playoff roster, so Aug. 31 is another deadline of sorts. Most August deals are made with the...