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Sport: Athletics likely to trade 'almost every player with value'?

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He’s a player with a year of team control left having an MVP caliber season who just turned 28, his value likely won’t ever be higher. It honestly seems very similar to the Mookie trade if you wanna look at that as a reference for the return. As a non-Rays fan, was the Rich Hill trade just a salary dump to help pay for Cruz? Or I saw it suggested they don’t think he’s good without sticky stuff, so are they finessing the Mets? Are they likely to trade for a different SP to help get those innings?

6:37pm: Once seen as one of the likeliest players to be moved prior to the July 31 deadline, Madison Bumgarner may now stay put entirely since the Giants’ improbable 17-4 record over their last 21 games has put the club firmly back into the NL wild card race. As Schulman noted in follow-up tweets, the Giants could also look to deal from their bullpen surplus for a player who could help them win now. This is less likely to be a rental player , but perhaps someone like Boyd, who is controlled through the 2022 season.

Ever since the Athletics let manager Bob Melvin pack his bags and go to San Diego, it has seemed like a long and dark winter would be ahead for the franchise and its fans. The skipper still had one year remaining on his contract but was allowed to sign on with the Padres without compensation, as Oakland seemed content with saving the roughly $4M he was going to make. Since then, the questions surrounding the A's have largely been about exactly how far they will go in stripping down the roster.

Athletics catcher Sean Murphy is a hot commodity. © Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Athletics catcher Sean Murphy is a hot commodity.

In a recent piece from Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, he relays that it is unlikely they will bottom out to such a degree that their payroll drops as low as $40M, a level that even the low-budget Athletics haven’t seen in 20 years. While that might sound like good news to A’s fans at first, it doesn’t necessarily mean there won’t be selling, as Rosenthal reports they are still “likely to trade almost every player with value on their roster” but could then patch the holes on the club “by signing a bevy of free agents to one-year contracts.”

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With Deshaun Watson throwing to him constantly because they're always playing from behind, he's been really solid in fantasy. If he's goes to the packers, his targets go down from Adams. Yeah, Rodgers is the better passer but Will is getting so much more volume right now than he would be for the Packers. He'd get tighter spirals and easier catches but those aren't worth more points. I'm interested to see numbers on how often mid-season trades actually improve a skill position player 's fantasy numbers.

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As to how this would work, Rosenthal points to the 2014-15 offseason. At that time, the Athletics were coming off a third consecutive winning season, yet they embarked on a massive roster overhaul that included trading away Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss and Jeff Samardzija for prospects. This led to three straight years of basement dwelling in the AL West while acquiring big leaguers — such as Ben Zobrist, Rich Hill, Ryan Madson — who would later be flipped for further prospects. Despite all of that selling, the payroll didn’t significantly drop in those losing seasons. Per Cot’s Baseball Contracts, it hovered in the vicinity of $80M from 2014 to 2017.

As to who is expected to move, Rosenthal lists many players who have previously popped up in rumors, such as Matt Olson, Matt Chapman, Sean Manaea, Chris Bassitt and Frankie Montas. All of that group have been speculated to be trade chips due to their arbitration raises and shrinking team control. However, Rosenthal also says that “their available parts include even catcher Sean Murphy, who is a year away from arbitration,” and later adds that Murphy “will be a hot commodity in a market starved for catchers.” It has been certainly been noticed, including by MLBTR, that the free-agent catching market in indeed weak this year, with the best option being 34-year-old Yan Gomes. Murphy, who just turned 27 and has four remaining years of control, would certainly be more appealing than any option on that list. In 182 career games so far, he has hit 28 home runs and slashed .222/.321/.431, a wRC+ of 109. When combined with his excellent defense, he’s produced 5.4 fWAR.

Report: Reds open to trading two-time All-Star SP Sonny Gray; SPs Luis Castillo, Tyler Mahle 'off limits'

  Report: Reds open to trading two-time All-Star SP Sonny Gray; SPs Luis Castillo, Tyler Mahle 'off limits' The two-time All-Star has an 82-72 career record with a 3.61 ERA and 1.22 WHIP, while striking out 1,221 batters over 1,267.3 innings pitched. The 32-year-old made his first All-Star team in 2015 with the A's, finished the season with a 14-7 mark and career-lows in ERA (2.73) and WHIP (1.08), and was third in that year's AL Cy Young voting. Gray's other All-Star nod came during his first season with the Reds in 2019, as he went 11-8 with a 2.87 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and career-high 205 strikeouts in 175.3 innings pitched.Castillo just wrapped up his fifth MLB season -- all with the Reds -- and went 8-16, but with a solid 3.

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Jason Martinez of Roster Resource currently pegs the club’s 2022 payroll at $85M, including arbitration estimates. Shipping out all the aforementioned players would subtract around $45M and leave it sitting around the $40M mark. But then, under this theoretical scenario, the club could then reallocate that money toward short-term deals for free agents.

Even if the A’s do decide to put this plan into action, it won’t be soon. As Rosenthal notes, most of their potential trading partners are preoccupied with trying to sign free agents before the CBA expires on December 1, which is widely expected to lead to a transaction freeze shortly thereafter. Despite all that, he reports that the Athletics have been “bombarded with trade interest in their players” and are “still gathering and organizing information.” That means any sell-off, whatever its eventual scope, will likely be crammed into the window between the thawing of the transaction freeze and the beginning of the 2022 season.

Reds reportedly 'open' to trading two-time All-Star righty Sonny Gray

  Reds reportedly 'open' to trading two-time All-Star righty Sonny Gray No deal involving Gray appears to be close, but he’s seemingly the most likely Reds starter to wind up on the move at some point. That’s not especially surprising, since Gray’s also the most expensive of their top trio. Cincinnati has opened the offseason scaling back expenditures, and general manager Nick Krall has spoken about “aligning (the team’s) payroll to its resources.” Early reports suggested a Castillo deal could be part of those efforts, but Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported last week that it was doubtful any deal involving the 28-year-old would come to fruition.

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