With the Washington Post conjecturing that Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals "will be out for a while, perhaps the majority of the rest of the regular season," there's an expectation that the team will attempt to acquire an infielder at the trade deadline.

Top OF names at deadline 

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According to Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles, general manager Ned Colletti of the Los Angeles Dodgers said prior to Wednesday's game that "he hopes Matt Kemp is a Dodger 'for a long, long time,' and Kemp is signed through 2019." That stance, combined with Kemp's current hot streak -- he's hitting .486 with three home runs since July 20 -- makes it unlikely the team will choose to move him this afternoon.

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Giants quest for 2B help 

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Early reports that the San Francisco Giants have decided to release Dan Uggla appears to have been premature, but even if the second baseman is still on the roster for now, it certainly would not be a surprise to see him out of a job by the time this afternoon's trade deadline rolls around.

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Wednesday afternoon trade buzz 

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As we get closer to the July 31 trade deadline, there's a tendency for deals to start to fall like dominoes, one after the other -- assuming, of course, that some team decides to knock over that first domino.

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Any takers for Willingham? 

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The Minnesota Twins are believed to be ready to part ways with Josh Willingham, presuming that there are any takers out there on an outfielder who is batting just .222 in the final season of his contract.

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Royals interested in Lackey? 

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While much of the focus at the trade deadline has been directed toward Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, he's not the only member of the team's rotation whose name has come up as a candidate for a potential change of scenery.

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Will Phillies make any SP deals? 

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If Cole Hamels pitched his final game in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform on Tuesday night, he certainly made it a good one. Hamels shut out the New York Mets for eight innings, scattering six hits and striking out eight batters in a 6-0 win.

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Rays still pondering Price deal? 

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The Tampa Bay Rays have won 11 of their past 12 games and now sit just one game under .500 for the season. While the hot streak has led many to believe that the team is no longer interested in trading away David Price, there's still a chance the pitcher may be dealt prior to Thursday's deadline.

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Jon Lester was originally scheduled to start Wednesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, but amid all of the trade rumors surrounding the pitcher, the team has instead decided to recall Brandon Workman from Triple-A to take the mound in his place.

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Musings on a Lester deal continue 

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ESPN.com's Jim Bowden reported earlier today that there are several teams who are interested in making a deal for Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, and he listed Toronto, Seattle, Milwaukee, St. Louis, Baltimore, Miami and the Los Angeles Dodgers as being in.

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ESPN.com's Buster Olney reports Tuesday that the "perception of the Cleveland Indians continues to be" that they are ready to move both Asdrubal Cabrera and Justin Masterson.

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Byrd on the move? 

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The Philadelphia Phillies lineup for tonight's game against the New York Mets shows that Grady Sizemore will be starting in right field and batting sixth -- instead of Marlon Byrd.

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What will Pirates pursue? 

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With a record of 56-49, putting them just two games out of first place in their division, the Pittsburgh Pirates are certainly in position to be buyers at the trade deadline. The big decision for the team is deciding exactly what pieces they want to add in preparation of a playoff push.

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Astros open to dealing SP? 

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The Houston Astros are clearly not in a position where they can reasonably expect to make the 2014 post-season. However, as they are currently dealing with injuries to Dexter Fowler, Alex Presley and George Springer, the team may well be looking to make some deadline deals to fill some holes in their lineup.

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The Colorado Rockies have started to receive offers for left-hander Jorge De La Rosa who, at 11-6, is the only pitcher on the last place team who has won more than five games this season. However, it's not clear that the Rockies are willing to part ways with the pitcher just yet.

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