Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Twins Trade Targets: The Anti-Hype Edition
The trade deadline is right around the corner and with it comes a flurry of trade rumors and speculation about which clubs are sellers and which clubs are buyers.
Two things are for certain, the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics are both out of their respective division races and figure to be sellers.
Secondly, both clubs possess a marquee name that many teams will be clamoring after: Roy Halladay of the Blue Jays and Matt Holliday of the Athletics.
The Minnesota Twins don’t figure to be major players for either Halladay or Holliday, but both clubs do have other players who figure to be of interest to the Twins.
Talk of these players getting traded may not cause the same hype and hysteria that Halladay or Holliday would, but a trade for any of the following anti-hype players would certainly put the Twins in a much better spot as the club continues to march toward the postseason.
Read the rest of the article at BleacherReport.