OK, who wants to make a trade? Sure, everyone does. No, I mean, what teams believe they have to make one to stay afloat or to be a legitimate chance to get to the World Series?
The Astros were not in danger of missing the playoffs when they pulled off that trade for Justin Verlander moments before the Aug. 31st deadline for a player to be postseason eligible.
What they saw was a team that needed a jolt, a team that needed something more for a legitimate chance to win a World Se…
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