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Linking Buyers, Sellers to Form Perfect MLB Trade Deadline Partner
Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports
Francisco Rodriguez should have plenty of interest on the trade market but which team is the perfect match?

The perfect trade scenarios often present themselves around this time of the season—or so we think—and then we scratch our heads when they don't happen and were never even mentioned as possibilities on the rumor mill.

But what makes a perfect trade scenario? In reality, it's almost impossible to find the perfect match. There are too many factors that need to work in each team's favor, some that aren't easily identifiable by even some of the most passionate baseball fans.

Two teams can obviously match up based on need. But does it make sense financially? Can both teams agree on what is an even trade? Do teams agree on the value of a minor league prospect? How does the trade affect a team two to three years from now? All of these factors and probably a few others, must be taken into account before we decide what is a "perfect trade scenario."

Here are six perfect trade deadline partners that I've matched up. 

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