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Palmeiro clears waivers

We're not sure who wants any part of him -- other than Congress. But Rafael Palmeiro cleared waivers Friday, according to sources.

Updated: August 20, 2005, 3:30 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

We're not sure who wants any part of him -- other than Congress. But Rafael Palmeiro cleared waivers Friday, according to sources. Which means he's one of the few high-profile players who can be traded anywhere through Aug. 31.

However, three other players who were the subject of massive trade talks before the July 31 trading deadline -- Tampa Bay's Aubrey Huff, Danys Baez and Julio Lugo -- were all blocked, meaning they can no longer be dealt this month.

Sources have indicated that almost ...

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