MLB Trade Deadline: Trades Current Division Leaders Need to Make to Catch Philly

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MLB Trade Deadline: Trades Current Division Leaders Need to Make to Catch Philly
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The Philadelphia Phillies saw how easily and quickly valuable trade pieces can be swept up off the market, when the Giants nabbed Carlos Beltran earlier this week, and followed suit by acquiring the next best outfield option in Hunter Pence.

Its hard to disagree with the idea that Pence may have come with an advance ticket to the World Series as the Phillies now have frightening depth at every facet of their lineup, and are looking to continue pursuit of relief pitching on the trade market to even further strengthen their stacked lineup.

Philly will certainly take on the label of World Series favourites after this move, and for the remaining division leaders, haste will have to be made in the next 24 hours to bolster their lineups in an effort to compete with Philly in the offseason.

Here are deals that each division leader will have to make to stand a chance against the herculean roster of Philadelphia in October.

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