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Hot stove second guesses: Iwamura, Hardy, Teahen

CHRIS PUMMER: The Pirates and Rays both win with their swap. The White Sox and Royals both lose with theirs. And the Twins fleeced the Brew Crew.

HOWARD MEGDAL: The Rays robbed the Pirates. The Royals got two players with upside. And J.J. Hardy was a steal. 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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