Found July 26, 2013 on BaySportsNet:
Chase Utley. Michael Young. Jake Peavy. Ervin Santana. These are the names that have been mentioned in connection to the Oakland A’s as the trade deadline approaches. The names all make sense, Utley and Young would represent an upgrade in the weakest infield spot. Peavy and Santana would add depth to an already strong starting rotation and push someone to the bullpen, further strengthening an already strong ‘pen. There’s even a suggestion out there from Dave Cameron of FanGraphs.com (posted on ESPN) that the Phillies should include Carlos Ruiz and swing a blockbuster with the A’s. The players he has going to Oakland are Utley and Ruiz, with Jemile Weeks, Michael Ynoa and Michael Choice headed to Philadelphia. Cameron writes: Weeks and Ynoa are lottery tickets whose early promise has mostly fizzled, but both could still develop into big leaguers at some point. Weeks is showing good on-base skills in Triple-A, though he might end up as a utility infielder. Ynoa, fresh from giving up a...
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