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MLB Daily Dish Aug 18, 2017
MLB trade rumors: Justin Verlander talks at ‘standstill’

MLB trade rumors: Justin Verlander talks at ‘standstill’

The trade market for Tigers ace Justin Verlander seems to be at a “standstill” with just under two weeks left until the waiver deadline, sources told Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. Passan’s sources are saying that there are three reasons why this is happening. The first is “the lack of clarity by the Detroit Tigers on their direction.” Detroit general manager Al Avila said to Jason Beck of MLB.com during the winter that he wanted the Tigers to get younger without shelling out more cash than they have. However, the Tigers are locked-in to a ton of long-term contracts with aging...
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AL News & Rumors: Astros, Tigers, ChiSox, Jays

There remains an outside chance that Houston will trade for Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander this month, as the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo hears from major league sources that the Astros haven’t closed the door on acquiring the fireballer. There have been a slew of reports since last month on the possibility of Verlander going to…

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