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Rays certain to receive multiple trade offers

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With the all-star game behind them, baseball clubs now point to the trading deadline of July 31. That is the final day when a trade can be completed without having to put those players on waivers. This process is often called “rent-a-player.” Contending clubs may seek to find a top-line pitcher or hitter who will put them over the top for a division, or league, or World Series championship. The player acquired is often at the end of his contract…

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