Let’s Make a Deal: Chicago Cubs-Philadelphia Phillies

Posted: 20th November 2009 by TAB BAMFORD in MLB
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It's closing in on Thanksgiving and baseball circles are starting to heat up with discussion about players moving from one city to another. The wonderful part of being a fan at this time of year is the speculation that comes with rumors, whispers, and just throwing junk at the wall to see what sticks. In the spirit of discussion, I present to you an idea for discussion: the Cubs should explore trading third baseman Aramis Ramirez to the Phillies. First, let's walk through the foundation of why this deal would even be a consideration for either side. From the Phillies perspective, this could be a bold gamble to get them back to a third consecutive World Series. Adding Ramirez to a predominantly left-handed lineup would give the Phillies a batting order that rivals the best of all-time. With ...

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