Philly's potential deadline sale 

February, 28, 2013
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Tuesday, Jim Bowden of The GM's Office writes that the Philadelphia Phillies need a lot of things to go right for them to contend this season. That suggests there's a decent chance the club ends up sellers at the trade deadline, especially considering they share a division with the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves, two of the best teams in baseball. If the Phillies do struggle and limp into the all-star break, they could be selling off veterans.

Cliff Lee, LHP
Lee is signed through 2015 with a $27.5 million club option for 2016 but he's still really good at age 34 and if put on the trade block contenders would inquire with serious intent. The Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers would almost certainly have interest if in contention in July.

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