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MLB: Why the Baltimore Orioles Should Not Be Buyers This Trade Season
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Halfway through June, the Baltimore Orioles are 37-26. Their success has many experts and fans speculating that the O's will be buyers this trade season and will look to add a veteran pitcher soon, but trading away prospects for a few months of an aging star doesn't make sense for this ball club.

The Orioles are rumored to be interested in Chicago's trade pieces Ryan Dempster and Alfonso Soriano. These two will more than likely be mentioned many times in the coming months as teams begin to fall out of contention.

I know that for the first time in a long time the O's are looking like contenders, but trading away what little depth Baltimore has in its farm system would cost the team dearly in the years to come.

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