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Cleveland Indians Rumors: 5 Whispers as Trade Deadline Approaches

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5 Indians' Whispers To Keep An Eye On

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As the MLB trade deadline starts to creep closer, the Cleveland Indians could get in on some trade action to get the extra push for the postseason.

5. Carlos Quentin Drawing Interest

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5. Carlos Quentin Drawing Interest

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It is not going to be much of an upgrade, but the Indians could take a look at Carlos Quentin. Quentin could play the outfield to help out while Michael Bourn is on the mend, but Quentin does have a no-trade clause and might not approve. A trade does not seem likely.

4. Adding A Pitcher

Bartolo Colon
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4. Adding A Pitcher

Bartolo Colon
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With the New York Mets dangling Bartolo Colon out on the trade market, the Indians might bite. Cleveland is still reeling from the Justin Masterson injury and may need extra help for the postseason. Plus, Colon could join LeBron James returning to where he got his start all the way back in 1997.

3. Asdrubal Cabrera To Seattle?

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3. Asdrubal Cabrera To Seattle?

Asdrubal Cabrera
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Although the Indians are not inclined to move Asdrubal Cabrera, the Seattle Mariners could be a good fit to grab him. The Mariners are in the market for a middle infielder, but they are more likely to go after Ben Zobrist this month.

2. Buyers Or Sellers?

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2. Buyers Or Sellers?

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It is still unclear whether or not the Indians will be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. Indians GM Chris Antonetti is still exploring ways to improve the team, but he may stay put and rely on the players they already have.

1. Going For David Price?

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1. Going For David Price?

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The biggest rumor surrounding the Indians is the interest in David Price. Cleveland and Tampa Bay already had talks before about a potential deal, but the Indians are not willing to give up prized prospect Francisco Lindor. Carlos Santana and Danny Salazar are also said to be targets for the Rays.

Ryan Gaydos is a columnist for RantSports.com. He comments on the latest Cleveland Indians rumors. Follow him on Twitter, “like” him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google.