OAKLAND (Bleacher Report) – As the trade deadline nears, the A’s can attempt the “addition by subtraction” method which sends overrated pieces out to create space for lesser guys who ultimately shine. This causes a late season push and possibly a jump into the playoffs.
Or they can sell a few of their top trade chips while holding on to the best of the young, cheap talent.
Finally, Oakland could plunge into full on fire sale mode.
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