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MLB Teams That Need to Blow Up Their Rosters This Summer
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The Philadelphia Phillies' fall from grace might be too much for general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. to look at.

The July 31,non-waiver trade deadline is one of the most exciting periods in baseball. The summer becomes a "bazaar of baseball," as teams either look to acquire a missing piece, or bag the rest of the year by dealing away their most valuable players. Whether your team needs a right-handed outfielder, speedy shortstop or third starter, it's usually there for the taking—if the price is right, of course.

But even if your team dismantles its roster, there's a different sense of excitement: excitement for the future. Trading away a franchise cornerstone might be difficult in the interim, but if the top prospects in return materialize down the road, that painful void becomes instantly filled. 

Below are five teams, that if they decide to rebuild, need to blow up their rosters this summer.

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