The non-waiver trade deadline looms later this month, and you can expect more contenders and bottom feeders will do what the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have already done. The A’s bulked up; the Cubs dumped salary. Here’s a look at some other players who might change places:
Trade speculation quickly swirled around Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford after he recently returned from an injury and was relegated to a bench role. The Dodgers are paying Crawford $20.25 million this season and owe him another $62.25 million through 2017, so it’ll cost them to trade him.
Two relievers also are hot topics ahead of the July...