Here’s the deal with all the deadline deals

Here’s the deal with all the deadline deals
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By Chris Freud

My favorite trade-day headline comes from the Bay Area Website McCoveychronicles.com: “Giants do absolutely nothing at the trade deadline.” The subhead? “Dan Uggla still on the roster, though!” OK, that was a little maudlin Giants humor, but wowie, zowie, what a day of trades. The general theme is that Oakland, by acquiring Jon Lester from Boston, and Detroit, by nabbing David Price from Tampa Bay, are in an arms race, destined to meet in the ALCS, and that winner is a heavy favorite for the World Series title. There’s more to these two trades, and that’s what made Thursday a …

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