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Outside The Confines: Everything is for sale

Things are starting to heat up as the trade deadline approaches. The team in Cleveland has a new name. The Olympics are going on and softball and baseball are back in the Games.

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We’re in the final week heading into the trade deadline and so far, the Cubs have only traded away Joc Pederson. I have a feeling that this week is going to be busy around here, which is why I’m heading to the beach on Wednesday and Thursday.

And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster. Let’s see if Jed Hoyer trades me before the end of the week.