- Paul Swydan, ESPN Insider
Last week, we looked at teams stuck in the middle who should try to make a push as the trade deadline appears on the horizon. This week, we're looking at teams who should throw in the towel and sell off some of their more desirable short-term assets before the July 31 trade deadline.
It just doesn't seem like the Pirates' year.
Paul Swydan identifies four fringe contenders that should become summer sellers, starting with the Pirates and Mets.