When is MLB trade deadline 2023? Date, time, top players available during baseball's trade season

– The MLB trade deadline for 2023 is set for August 1, 6:00 p.m. ET, giving teams two extra hours for trading compared to previous years.

– Notable trades have already taken place, including the Angels acquiring Lucas Giolito from the White Sox and the Dodgers trading for Kiké Hernández and Amed Rosario.

– Shohei Ohtani, baseball's biggest star, will remain with the Angels despite his upcoming free agency.

– CBS Sports has ranked the top 20 players available for trade, with Marcus Stroman, Jordan Montgomery, and Eduardo Rodriguez among the top names.

– CBS Sports provides a trade deadline tracker to keep users updated on the latest deals involving various players and teams.

– The Los Angeles Angels acquired Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo López in a trade with the Chicago White Sox. CBS Sports grades the trade as a "B" for the Angels and an "A" for the White Sox.

– The Angels' acquisition of Giolito and López signals their commitment to a playoff push, but the competition in the American League remains tough.

– The White Sox received catcher Edgar Quero and left-hander Ky Bush in the trade, both considered valuable prospects for their future.

The MLB trade deadline for 2023 has been pushed back a few hours to August 1, 6:00 p.m. ET. Teams will have more time for trades and deals.