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Trading For Ubaldo

HOWARD MEGDAL: You can argue whether the Indians gave up too much for Ubaldo Jimenez. But it is inarguable that Cleveland’s contention has nothing to do with making it worthwhile to trade for Ubaldo Jimenez. That’s a piece any team should add if given the chance, regardless of their place in the success cycle.

CHRIS PUMMER: This is just a senseless gamble the Indians didn’t need to make. Continue reading

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Hunter Pence, Hold or Fold?

CHRIS PUMMER: The Astros need to decide if a reasonable extension is a likelihood, and if not, need to find Pence a new team if the package of players is right. Continue reading

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MLB Trade Deadline Analysis

DAVE TOMAR:FoxSports.com reported early on Wednesday afternoon that the Philadelphia Phillies have reached an agreement for 2008 AL Cy Young winner Cliff Lee. Pending medical review, this would add last year’s 22-3 lefty to a starting rotation that is actually coming off an excellent July in which the team has compiled a 19-5 record thus far.

CHRIS PUMMER: For all the hype around Roy Halladay maybe getting dealt, this might just be a quite trade deadline. Halladay’s no lock to be traded, and most of the contenders this year don’t seem to have clear enough needs to make it worthwhile to pay the price in prospects and/or bad contracts. Continue reading

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