Originally written December 28, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
Athletics closer Andrew Bailey likely will be traded to the Red Sox or Rangers, tweets ESPN's Buster Olney, who notes that both suitors have interest and the chips needed.  Earlier this month the Rangers won the right to negotiate with Yu Darvish and the Red Sox acquired Mark Melancon, but reports indicated both clubs remained interested in Bailey.  The Rangers might have an excess of starters if they sign Darvish and keep Alexi Ogando out of the 'pen. In a report a week ago, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports noted that the Rays are also in on Bailey.
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