Twins Should Trade Michael Cuddyer

The trade deadline is fast approaching in Major League Baseball. It is a unique season, so the date is largely ignored due to the NFL free agent comings and goings. Twins General Manager Bill Smith has some tough decisions to make. The team is on the borderline of heading into contention for the stretch run or on the cusp of faltering into the depths of the cellar in the division.

This is the type of decision that he can make from watching the club on a daily basis and getting a feel for which direction they are headed. I think that he should choose to sell at this juncture. Michael Cuddyer is a solid and versatile player. He has been the rock of the club this season with a myriad of injuries affecting almost every aspect of the roster. This is why he is valuable to all the other squads looking to add a complete player for the late summer push.

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Deals White Sox Didn’t Make & 2010 MLB Trade Deadline

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Despite a frenzy of activity and a ton of “possibilities” the 2010 MLB non-waiver trade deadline passed with the Chicago White Sox making only one trade.

While I’m an optimist that Edwin Jackson’s career will be revived under the guidance of Don Cooper, was his acquisition enough to help the White Sox win the AL Central?

World Series Contenders?

If GM Kenny Williams’ trade attempts are any indication of needs, he still thinks they need more hitting. Let’s examine the top trades that didn’t happen.

By: Soxman

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Brett Myers Staying Put: Non-Houston MLB Media Breathe sigh of Relief

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Although this incident with Major League pitcher Brett Myers occurred over three years ago, I haven’t forgotten it. It’s probably the most abrasive, confrontational and childish athlete-reporter exchange I’ve ever heard. Or put another way, it’s the most extreme jackass-jock-condescending-to-journalist example ever imagined. And the thought of ever experiencing anything even remotely close to it makes me cringe.

Audio of Myers, then a member of the Philadelphia Phillies verbally assaulting Inquirer reporter Sam Carchidi can be heard here. Myers was right up there with Adam Dunn when it came to names being floated most often in trade rumors. However, it turns out he’s staying with the Astros.

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