Found December 03, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
The Winter Meetings have begun, which means so has all the wheeling and dealing.  Traditionally, this is where the biggest deals go down in the off-season, both for free agents and trades.  We all know who the big name free agents are this winter, but who are the major trade chips that could get dealt before the meetings in Nashville come to a close. James Shields Really, this could be any of the Rays starting pitchers from Price to Hellickson to Cobb, but Shields is the leader in the clubhouse to get dealt away.  The free agent pitching market gets real ugly real fast after Zack Greinke, who is expected to sign somewhere at the Winter Meetings.  Once that happens, it should take all of a nanosecond for Greinke's scorned suitors to descend on the Rays to try and pry loose a pitcher from their plethora of quality arms.  Shields may not be an ace, but he is good pitcher and a lock for 200+ innings.  The best part about him not being quite an ace means that he should be aff...
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