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Should The A’s Become Sellers At The Trade Deadline?

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Catcher Kurt Suzuki #8 of the Oakland Athletics fouls off a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on May 4, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Catcher Kurt Suzuki #8 of the Oakland Athletics fouls off a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on May 4, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

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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.

Find Out The Pros And Cons Of Selling On Bleacher Report

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