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MLB Trade Deadline: 5 Rumors That Will Not Pan Out

5 Trade Rumors That Will Not Pan Out

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Of course, around this time of the baseball season, there are massive amount of trade rumors and most of them do not pan out. Again in 2014, we find ourselves drooling over potential trades, which probably will not happen.

5. Philadelphia Phillies Selling

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5. Philadelphia Phillies Selling

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The Phillies want to sell and are willing to trade pieces like A.J. Burnett, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley. However, any team trying to give up prospects for those players are crazy. Philadelphia may trade one of the aforementioned, but it is not going to be a yard sale of players.

4. New York Yankees Buying

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4. New York Yankees Buying

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The chances of the New York Yankees going on the market to buy are slim as well. The Yankees do not have a ton to give up for someone like Jon Lester, nor will the team look to trade for anyone of his stature. New York may stay put.

3. Tulo being traded

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3. Tulo being traded

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The only way the Rockies move Troy Tulowitzki is if the franchise receives an offer ridiculously in their favor. All signs point to Tulowitzki staying in Denver.

2. Matt Kemp Being Moved

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2. Matt Kemp Being Moved

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There's something about the Matt Kemp rumors that should not be bought into. The interest in Kemp is increasing, but do not expect the Dodgers to tamper with the lineup while the team is winning.

1. Rays Trading David Price

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1. Rays Trading David Price

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David Price is not going to be moved at this point. The Rays are within striking distance of the AL East crown and are rising through the AL Wildcard as well. Because of the team's recent string of wins, Tampa Bay will hold onto Price for the rest of the year.

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

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