Found July 05, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
The trade deadline is a few weeks away, so the rumor mill is about to heat up. To prep you for the coming trade season, we're providing a primer on who the top available trade targets could be as get closer to July 31st. Ah, left field. All bat, no glove for the most part. But hey, that's what matters most for a lot of teams going into the playoffs. However, to say there's "not much" out there in the way of left fielders is probably a massive overstatement. A team's best bet might be to look for a player who has primarily played in center or right this year and convert them to left. Probably not available, but it wouldn't hurt to ask. Josh Willingham - for all intents and purposes, Willingham fell off of the trade market when he underwent knee surgery and was placed on the DL. He won't be back until after the trade deadline, and an August trade would probably be far more likely than a July one...only he likely wouldn't clear waivers....

Twins Wednesday: Minnesota will shuffle outfield often with Josh Willingham out

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins outfielder Josh Willingham will be sidelined at least a month after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday. The procedure was done to repair a torn meniscus in his knee; he's also letting a bone bruise heal in the meantime. With Willingham out, the door is now open for a few players to see more playing time in his absence. Oswaldo Arcia got...
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