MLB Trade Scenarios: Nightmare Waiver-Deadline Scenarios for Each Contender

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MLB Trade Scenarios: Nightmare Waiver-Deadline Scenarios for Each Contender
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With the MLB waiver-trade deadline looming at the end of the week, teams in contention are likely still combing the waiver wire and discussing potential deals that could help their teams down the stretch.

Waiver trades can be tricky, as teams weigh the option of adding someone who could help in the short term against giving away part of their future.

The Boston Red Sox were certainly faced with that decision in late August of 1990. They pulled the string on acquiring veteran reliever Larry Andersen to bolster their bullpen and gave away budding prospect Jeff Bagwell.

We all know how that turned out.

That's the type of decision teams will face in the upcoming days.

Here then is a worst-case scenario for each contending MLB team as it approaches the waiver-trade deadline.

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