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Outside The Confines: A good old-fashioned trade

The Twins and Marlins make a deal based on needs and not contracts. An Oakland legend passes. A look back at free agency and more news from around MLB.

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I remember when a team trading a batting champion would have been a huge deal. The last player traded the offseason after winning a batting title was Rod Carew back in 1979.

And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster.