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Dbacks Have Trade Options

By Scott Allen

Much has been made of the recent slide the Arizona Diamondbacks were in, losing 10 in a row before winning three of their past four games.  So much so that both Managing Partner Ken Kendrick and Team President Derek Hall called out the team and said changes were going to take place.  So far, the only change since those comments last week was today when the Dbacks optioned pitcher Saul Rivera to Reno and recalled pitcher Blaine Boyer.  Not much to write about on that one.  That move was about as exciting as watching grass grow.

So, who does have trade value on this team?  Well, more than you think.  The only real  untouchables would be Justin Upton, mainly because he is still so talented and still so young, and Ian Kennedy, who is still under contract for five years.  I think even young guys like Stephen Drew and Mark Reynolds have the ability to be traded.  Who can you get back in return though?  That of course all depends on who the Dbacks are willing to part with, and yes that might even include Dan Haren.

So who do you think Arizona will trade first?  Chime in and tell us.