MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Potential Spots for Asdrubal Cabrera

MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Potential Spots for Asdrubal Cabrera

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The trade rumors surrounding Asdrubal Cabrera are only getting hotter as Thursday nears. There could be some teams after him this week.

5. Seattle Mariners

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5. Seattle Mariners

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The Mariners are going to make at least one more move before the deadline on Thursday. They could be an under-the-radar suitor for Asdrubal Cabrera to end up with.

4. New York Yankees

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4. New York Yankees

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The Yankees desperately need another infielder because guys like Kelly Johnson and Brian Roberts are getting overworked. Cabrera could fill in nicely in New York, but the Yankees would have to give up a pretty prospect.

3. Oakland Athletics

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3. Oakland Athletics

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The A's could use another infielder like Cabrera to potentially break the team's platoons. However, adding another contract might have a negative effect on the A's payroll.

2. Toronto Blue Jays

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2. Toronto Blue Jays

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Toronto does need to add another bat in the lineup for the time being because of Edwin Encarnacion's injury. Cabrera could be that guy Toronto needs for the extra playoff push.

1. San Francisco Giants

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1. San Francisco Giants

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The Giants could use another infielder, especially as Dan Uggla is not working out. Cabrera might fit easier than some other potential trade targets.

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