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Time to Sell High: Dallas Braden?

I'll admit this right off the bat: the argument in favor of trading Dallas Braden at the trading deadline is very out of the box. Braden, who will turn 26 in August, is putting together the best season of his young career this season.

Braden has a 5-6 record with a 3.26 ERA in 15 starts this season. His performance has been nothing short of stellar even though the Athletics have struggled to play consistent baseball this season.

Furthermore, Braden is not eligible for arbitration until 2011 and will not be a free agent until at least 2014. Obviously, there are lots of reasons why the Athletics should hold onto Braden.

Let's take a look at why it might make sense for the Athletics to look into moving Dallas Braden. In this marketplace, when so many teams are...

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