As we enter the middle of the fantasy baseball season, it's prime time for trades. Managers are getting a better grasp of what the strengths and weaknesses are and in keeper leagues some teams realize the team isn't going to cash and they are ready to look towards next season.

One of the biggest questions I get asked about a trade is: “Who wins this trade?” This is the wrong question. It's not about winning a trade. Trust me, I am as competitive as anyone and I want to win at everything. I won't let a first date win if we are playing pool, mini golf or bowling. I'm not built that way.

The goal of a trade is to improve your team. It's also helpful to make sure it helps the trade partner, too. An example of a trade that most people will...