Found September 11, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
As we enter the second week of September, several teams are making their postseason push. Despite all the outcry by Phillies and Mets fans to “traid e’rybody,” for the exception of Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino, the teams have stayed in tact. With teams such as the Pirates, Athletics and Orioles sticking around, would they consider trading for an outfielder even though they would not be eligible for postseason play? ——————————————————————————– First, lets talk about whether it makes sense for a team to add a player like the Mets Scott Hairston or the Phillies Juan Pierre this late in the season. With the Orioles Nick Markakis out, should they look to add at this point? I think it should be considered even though the player(s) added would not be eligible for postseason play. Nobody gave the Orioles a chance to be in the race at this point. They have, despite an inferior run differential, proven they can be a playoff team, regardless of the nay
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