MLB Trade Deadline a Central Priority

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A lot of trade action this July, maybe most of it, is going to run right through the I-94 corridor, as three of the first teams out of the blocks looking to sell multiple, viable pieces exist in that great 90-mile stretch between Chicago and Milwaukee -- the Cubs, White Sox and Brewers.

Both Chicago teams surely will be active in what appears to be a big seller's market, with perhaps twice as many buyers as sellers. And while Brewers general manager Doug Melvin has a nice way of putting it -- "I'm not necessarily selling, I'm open to any discussions...

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